North Korea

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

Published 14/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional commission said on Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and called on [more…]

South Korea court orders Japan firm to compensate wartime forced…

South Korea court orders Japan firm to compensate wartime forced…

Published 30/10/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. should compensate four South Koreans for their [more…]

Nippon Steel ‘regrets’ South Korea court decision on forced labor

Nippon Steel ‘regrets’ South Korea court decision on forced labor

Published 30/10/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp said on Tuesday a ruling by South Korea’s top court that the Japanese company should compensate [more…]

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit [more…]

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [more…]

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East [more…]

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Trump expected to tout North Korea progress, but concrete moves…

Trump expected to tout North Korea progress, but concrete moves…

Published 23/09/2018

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year after Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea in his first speech at the United Nations, the U.S. [more…]

U.S. says won’t hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to North Korea

U.S. says won’t hesitate to impose sanctions over fuel to North Korea

Published 22/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Saturday that Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel [more…]