North Korea

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

Published 10/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday’s test of a new weapon, which was developed to suit the country’s terrain, state [more…]

Ratcliffe tapped to replace Coats as U.S. spy chief

Ratcliffe tapped to replace Coats as U.S. spy chief

Published 29/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Representative John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a [more…]

Trump says spy chief Coats stepping down, says will nominate Ratcliffe

Trump says spy chief Coats stepping down, says will nominate Ratcliffe

Published 28/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday the nation’s top intelligence official, Dan Coats, would leave his post next month and that he [more…]

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

Published 30/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump’s latest overture to North Korean leader Kim [more…]

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House

Published 24/06/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South’s [more…]

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart…

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart…

Published 23/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean [more…]

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks…

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks…

Published 23/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and [more…]

North Korea’s former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA

North Korea’s former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA

Published 03/06/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA [more…]

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be…

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be…

Published 02/06/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, in [more…]