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U.S. suspends military exercises with South Korea

The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon said on Friday, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. At a news conference after the meeting with ... Read More »

FIFA 2018: VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game from the spot after Viktor Claesson was upended by South Korean substitute Kim Min-woo Kim in the 62nd minute. Despite furious appeals, El Salvadorean referee Joel Aguilar, who had ironically been whistle-happy up until that point, intially waved ... Read More »

Japan urges North Korea to jointly break mutual distrust

In a television interview, Abe said his government has contacted the North Korean side “through various channels” in a bid to arrange a meeting with Kim. During historic talks with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on Tuesday, Kim reportedly said he was open to a meeting with Abe. Japan ... Read More »

Trump heads to Singapore for North Korea summit

The main issue for the June 12 summit in Singapore is the U.S. demand for North Korea to abandon a nuclear weapons program that now threatens the United States. North Korea has rejected giving up its arsenal unilaterally and defends its nuclear and missile programs as a deterrent against what ... Read More »

Syrian President Assad says will visit North Korea to meet Kim

“I am going to visit the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong Un. The world welcomes the remarkable events in the Korean peninsula brought about recently by the outstanding political calibre and wise leadership of HE Kim Jong Un,” Assad said on May 30, North Korea’s KCNA news agency reported, ... Read More »

Trump says North Korea Summit will happen as scheduled after all

Trump was speaking with reporters on the White House lawn after meeting with a senior North Korean official in the Oval Office. Trump first told reporters the letter from Kim was “a very nice letter … a very interesting letter” but then said he had not opened it. Trump appeared to significantly lower ... Read More »

North and South Korea hold high level talks at Panmunjom

The rivals also agreed at a meeting of senior officials at the border village of Panmunjom to establish a liaison office at the North Korean border town of Kaesong and hold sports talks on fielding combined teams for some sports at the Asian Games in August, as they continue to ... Read More »

North Korea behind malware attacks, says United States

The US has accused North Korea of launching a slew of malicious cyber activity in recent years. But this warning comes just as the Trump administration is trying to start denuclearization talks with Pyongyang. The latest warning about malware, called Joanap and Brambul, was issued as North Korea leader Kim Jong ... Read More »