North Korea

Train believed to be carrying North Korea’s Kim leaves Beijing

Train believed to be carrying North Korea’s Kim leaves Beijing

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left a station in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, a [more…]

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed an expected U.S.-North Korea summit in talks in Beijing on [more…]

Factbox: Outgoing Pentagon chief Mattis was often at odds with Trump

Factbox: Outgoing Pentagon chief Mattis was often at odds with Trump

Published 22/12/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will quit in February after falling out with Donald Trump over the president’s foreign policies, including the surprise [more…]

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

Published 21/12/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, [more…]

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…]