US-North Korea

At UN General Assembly, unrepentant Donald Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

Scores of world leaders, even those representing America's closest friends, remain wary of Trump.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Global Markets: Stocks choppy, dollar rises as historic Trump-Kim summit starts

The dollar jumped to a 3-week top on Tuesday while stock markets in Asia were choppy as an historic US-North Korea summit got underway in Singapore

published on : 12th June 2018

Singapore-North Korea trade can grow if sanctions lifted: PM Lee Hsien Loong 

Singapore, which was North Korea's seventh largest trading partner, suspended trade relations with it last year amid surging tension over its nuclear and missile programmes.

published on : 10th June 2018

Praying that US-North Korea summit leads to peace: Pope Francis

Pope Francis said on Sunday he hoped a forthcoming summit in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will lead to peace for Korea.

published on : 10th June 2018

Trump-Kim summit: Singapore deports two South Korea media staff for trespassing

Huge security has been deployed for the summit, with parts of the city-state in virtual lockdown.

published on : 10th June 2018

South Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

Trump's cancellation of the summit blindsided treaty ally South Korea, which had brokered the remarkable detente between Washington and Pyongyang.

published on : 26th May 2018

North Korea says still open to talks after cancelled Trump-Kim summit

Friday's response by North Korean Vice Foreign Minister was more conciliatory, specifically praising Trump's efforts for a meet, something which none of his predecessors have ever tried before.

published on : 25th May 2018

White House blames 'trail of broken promises' for North Korea summit collapse

It was on March 8 that a delegation visiting from South Korea came to the White House to deliver a message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

published on : 25th May 2018

North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden amid Trump-Kim meeting rumours

Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973, and is now one of the few Western countries to have an embassy in Pyongyang.

published on : 15th March 2018

North Korean diplomat describes nukes as 'sword of justice'

The North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also accused US President Donald Trump of "setting a fuse of war."

published on : 12th October 2017

US Congress agrees on combined Russia, Iran, North Korea sanctions bill

The US Congress reached an agreement to impose new sanctions on Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election and its actions in Ukraine.

published on : 23rd July 2017