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Trump and other leaders clash on trade, climate at G7

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 | No Comments
Leaders from the world’s major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. President Donald Trump over...

In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 | No Comments
A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such...

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea’s presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, South...

Made in North Korea: As tougher sanctions loom, more local goods in stores

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 | No Comments
From carrot-flavored toothpaste and charcoal facemasks to motorcycles and solar panels, visitors to North Korea say they are seeing more and more locally made products in the isolated country’s shops...

U.S. House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

Posted on: May 5th, 2017 | No Comments
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state....

Duterte calls China’s Xi Jinping ‘at the behest’ of Trump

Posted on: May 5th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — One day after President Rodrigo Duterte’s telephone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Philippines’ chief executive said this is part of a dialogue with United States president...

Tillerson meets ASEAN ministers to seek support on North Korea

Posted on: May 5th, 2017 | No Comments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday to seek their support in pressing North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs. Tillerson’s...

After North Korea criticism, China says wants to be good neighbor

Posted on: May 4th, 2017 | No Comments
China said on Thursday it wants to be good neighbors with North Korea, after the isolated country’s state news agency published a rare criticism of Chinese state media commentaries calling...

THAAD missile defense system initially capable in South Korea: sources

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
  The U.S. military’s THAAD missile defense system in South Korea has reached an initial operating capability to defend against North Korean missiles, U.S. officials said on Monday, forging ahead...

North Korea says U.S. bomber flights push peninsula to brink of nuclear war

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic U.S. bombers flew training drills with...