North and South Korea pledge to end war, denuclearize peninsula

posted in: Far East, News

President Moon Jae-in and North Korean President Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom (Photo by Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images) In a historic summit on Friday, the leaders of North and South Korea vowed to officially … Read More

China, Russia and Japan seek seats at the table with Kim Jong-un, Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump

Region’s stakeholders all have an interest in rejoining negotiations, while US and South Korea would prefer narrower remit. As the situation on the Korean peninsula shifts rapidly, regional stakeholders are working to ensure they will each have a seat at … Read More

North and South Korea’s summit holds promise for peace. Unfortunately, so did the last two.

North Korean village of Gijungdong is seen during a press tour from the Taesungdong freedom village inside the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea in Paju, South Korea, on April 24, 2018.(Photo: Lee Jin-man, AP) SEOUL — Friday’s summit … Read More

REPORT: North Korea, South Korea Set To Announce Official End To 64-Year-Long War

posted in: Far East, News

Chung Sung-Jun / Staff / Getty Images Hostilities on the Korean peninsula ended on July 27, 1953, but the war didn’t. On that day, the U.S., North Korea and China signed an armistice agreement designed to “insure a complete cessation … Read More

Why can’t we live with a nuclear North Korea?

posted in: Far East, News

KCNA via REUTERS How do you “solve” the North Korea problem? This question has dominated U.S. foreign policy discussions for years. Former President Barack Obama warned President Trump before his inauguration that the small, poor, nuclear-armed country could pose the … Read More

North Korea May Fire Another ICBM This Weekend, South Warns

SEOUL, South Korea — Less than one week after North Korea appeared to carry out its sixth nuclear test, South Korea warned Thursday that its neighbor may fire an intercontinental ballistic missile this weekend. SouthKorea’s prime minister, Lee Nak-yon, suggested … Read More

Moon Seeks Putin’s Help, Warns of ‘Uncontrollable’ North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sought to find common ground with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to prevent the situation on the Korean peninsula from spinning out of control. “If we fail to stop North Korea’s provocations now, it could sink … Read More

Germany is at a crossroads now, says Merkel

posted in: Germany, News

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted her government’s economic achievements in a speech to Parliament Tuesday, positioning herself as the leader who can cope with rapidly changing technology as she seeks election to a fourth term later this month. Merkel, … Read More

North Korea Says It Will Wait ‘a Little More’ Before Acting on Guam Threat

posted in: Far East, News

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea appeared on Tuesday to pause its threat to launch ballistic missiles toward Guam, saying it would wait to assess “the foolish and stupid conduct” of the United States before carrying the launchings out. The … Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6