Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal

AP 06/16/2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm…

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

AFP 05/26/2018

One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with Kim Jong Un could go ahead after all — and would “likely” happen on…

North Korea adjusts time zone to match South’s as ties warm

AP 05/05/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea readjusted its time zone to match South Korea’s on Saturday and described the change as an early step toward making the longtime rivals “become one” following a landmark summit. North Korean…

32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus accident – Beijing

AFP 04/23/2018

A bus crash in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday. Two other Chinese nationals were injured in Sunday’s accident south of the capital Pyongyang,…

Abe aims at North Korea

AFP 10/23/2017

After ‘super-majority’ vote win Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Monday to work with the US, China and Russia to contain North Korea’s nuclear threat with “strong, resolute diplomacy,” as he “humbly” accepted his landslide victory in…

North Korea declares nuclear bomb test ‘a perfect success’

AFP 09/03/2017

North Korea declared itself a thermonuclear power on Sunday, after carrying out a sixth nuclear test more powerful than any it has previously detonated, presenting President Donald Trump with a potent challenge. The North has tested a…

PH worries over Asia’s stability after North Korea’s successful H-bomb test

Inquirer 09/03/2017

The Philippine government on Sunday expressed its worry over reports that North Korea has succeeded in developing a hydrogen bomb. “We are gravely concerned over this hydrogen bomb testing by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK),”…

Trump cites ‘military’ option on Pyongyang

AFP 08/13/2017

    US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged Saturday to work to denuclearize North Korea, but Trump again invoked the grim possibility of “military measures” if other steps should fail. Trump’s latest warning came…

US: NKorea must stop ‘provocative’ behavior

AFP, AP 08/12/2017

  Washington — The United States demanded that North Korea “must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior” early Saturday after President Donald Trump stepped up his warnings against Pyongyang and spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping…

CIA forms special unit on North Korea threat

05/11/2017

WASHINGTON — The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said Wednesday it had formed a special unit dedicated to assessing North Korea’s nuclear weapons threat. The CIA created its first single country-focused mission center, pulling together resources from…

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