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Inter-Korean Summit: Meeting with Trump stabilized region, sees more progress-Kim

Hyonhee Shin and Joyce Lee North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his “historic” summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, and that he expected further progress at an inter-Korean summit aimed at reviving stalled nuclear diplomacy. Kim thanked South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in for bringing

North, South Korea to hold 3rd peace summit September

Godsgift Onyedinefu The North and south Korean leaders have agreed to hold an inter-korean summit to discuss issues on the permanent settlement of peace and ways to ease tensions between the countries, Director, Korean Cultural Centre, Abuja, Sungrae Han announced on Tuesday. The summit which is set to hold spetember 18th - 20th

US, Russia block consensus at ‘killer robots’ meeting

A key opponent of high-tech, automated weapons known as “killer robots” is blaming countries like the U.S. and Russia for blocking consensus at a U.N.-backed conference, where most countries wanted to ensure that humans stay at the controls of lethal machines. Coordinator Mary Wareham of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

North Korea ready to talk; US says ‘denuclearise’

In a rare step towards diplomacy between longtime enemies, a North Korean envoy making a rare visit to South Korea said his country is willing to open peace talks with the United States. Kim Yong-chol, in South Korea for the end of the Olympics, said on Sunday North Korean leader Kim

Trump imposes new tough sanctions on North Korea

US President Donald Trump rolled out sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets Friday, hailing the package as the “heaviest sanctions ever” levied on the Pyongyang regime. Trump used a speech to conservatives just outside Washington to step up his campaign of “maximum pressure” designed to force North Korea to roll back

What if North Korea Had Prevailed in the Korean War?

It nearly did By Robert Farley In the summer of 1950, the Korean People’s Army came tantalizingly close to rolling up U.N. forces on the Korean peninsula. Only a heroic defense around Pusan prevented a total victory for North Korea, thus allowing Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s war-changing invasion at Inchon. But what if

North, South Korea Agree to Hold Talks to Improve Relations

By Brian Padden  North and South Korea agreed Tuesday to hold military talks to improve relations, the two nations announced after their first formal discussions in more than two years. The rival nations said in a joint statement they have agreed to "defuse the current military tension and to hold military talks to address

American Detained Trying To Enter North Korea

While North Korean Soldier Escapes South TOKYO — The Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas saw an unusual amount of action Monday, with an American man unsuccessfully attempting to cross into the North and a North Korean soldier successfully defecting to the South. The 2.5-mile-wide strip between North and South Korea,

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