Defense

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Published 04/06/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s cabinet is discussing setting up a special task force to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of two French submarines [more…]

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

Published 04/06/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said, a move analysts said on [more…]

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Published 04/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has designated a central region of the wealthy city state as a “special event area” from June 10 to 14 for [more…]

Highlights of Merkel interview on Europe

Highlights of Merkel interview on Europe

Published 03/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her most detailed response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to reform the euro zone in an [more…]

Former North Korea spy chief heads to United States for talks: Yonhap

Former North Korea spy chief heads to United States for talks: Yonhap

Published 29/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former North Korea spy chief and senior official Kim Yong Chol is headed to the United States after stopping over in Beijing, [more…]

Iran says Europe’s support for nuclear deal not enough

Iran says Europe’s support for nuclear deal not enough

Published 21/05/2018

TEHRAN (Reuters) - The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal [more…]

U.S. sees strong shared interests with EU on Iran concerns

U.S. sees strong shared interests with EU on Iran concerns

Published 21/05/2018

WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in [more…]

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, as U.S. ambassador to South Korea [more…]

Safety, verification questions hang over North Korea’s plan to…

Safety, verification questions hang over North Korea’s plan to…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shutting down North Korea’s nuclear test site is trickier than it might seem. A botched tunnel collapse could spread radioactive debris. Nuclear [more…]