North Korea

North Korean officials return to liaison office after pullout

North Korean officials return to liaison office after pullout

Published 25/03/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea reversed a decision to withdraw its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office by sending some back to work on Monday, [more…]

Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case

Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case

Published 11/03/2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday, as a Malaysian [more…]

Trump adviser: some time may pass before a third North Korea summit

Trump adviser: some time may pass before a third North Korea summit

Published 10/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is open to a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but some time may have [more…]

Body language: The Russian science keeping North Korea’s dead…

Body language: The Russian science keeping North Korea’s dead…

Published 06/03/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Perhaps none of the communist legacies shared by Vietnam and North Korea highlighted during Kim Jong Un’s “goodwill visit” to Hanoi is [more…]

Trump says Cohen hearing may have contributed to North Korea summit…

Trump says Cohen hearing may have contributed to North Korea summit…

Published 04/03/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the Democrats’ decision to interview his longtime fixer, lawyer Michael Cohen, on the same [more…]

Trump says big U.S. savings in curbing joint South Korea military…

Trump says big U.S. savings in curbing joint South Korea military…

Published 03/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday the reason he wanted to curb military drills with South Korea was to save the United [more…]

Trump slams Mueller, mocks critics in fiery two-hour speech

Trump slams Mueller, mocks critics in fiery two-hour speech

Published 02/03/2019

(Note language in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers.) By Katanga Johnson and Steve Holland OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump [more…]

Melting missiles: just one problem with F-35s stopping N Korea rockets

Melting missiles: just one problem with F-35s stopping N Korea rockets

Published 27/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Looking for a quick way to stop North Korean missiles immediately after lift-off, the Pentagon is studying as a near-term option whether [more…]

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian tanker supplied fuel to North…

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian tanker supplied fuel to North…

Published 26/02/2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times [more…]

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

Published 25/02/2019

HANOI (Reuters) - An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 [more…]