North Korea

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…]

Top aide to North Korean leader lands in Singapore as summit…

Top aide to North Korean leader lands in Singapore as summit…

Published 29/05/2018

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on Monday night, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on [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…]

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…]

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold [more…]

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will invite South Korean reporters from one news agency and from one television broadcaster to observe the dismantling of a [more…]

U.S., Japan to ‘move rapidly’ on trade deal: Hagerty

U.S., Japan to ‘move rapidly’ on trade deal: Hagerty

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will “move rapidly” to get a trade deal under a new framework aimed at intensifying bilateral trade [more…]

UK says foreign minister Johnson to meet U.S. VP Pence, discuss…

UK says foreign minister Johnson to meet U.S. VP Pence, discuss…

Published 06/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is traveling to the United States on Sunday for a two-day visit, during which he will meet [more…]