Tag: Korean Peninsula

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  • 4 killed as typhoon hits South Korea

    4 killed as typhoon hits South Korea

    A total of six people were killed across the country but the toll was expected to rise with several people missing.

    October 3, 2019
  • Trump meets Moon Jae-in, discusses plans to restart talks with North Korea

    Trump meets Moon Jae-in, discusses plans to restart talks with North Korea

    Negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington have been gridlocked since a second summit between the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in February ended without a deal.

    September 24, 2019
  • 3 killed in Typhoon Lingling in South Korea

    3 killed in Typhoon Lingling in South Korea

    More than 400 flights were cancelled at various airports in the country due to the typhoon that made landfall on Saturday, which also left some 160,000 homes in the dark.

    September 8, 2019
  • North Korea warns of new cold war on Korean Peninsula

    North Korea warns of new cold war on Korean Peninsula

    The act "is a grave provocation that has openly denied the joint declarations and the military agreement" between the two sides on the Korean Peninsula, he said.

    August 22, 2019
  • US ready to engage in working-level talks with North Korea

    US ready to engage in working-level talks with North Korea

    Biegun made the remark after a meeting in Seoul with Lee Do-hoon, South Korea's special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs

    August 21, 2019
  • UN welcomes US-North Korea dialogue announcement

    UN welcomes US-North Korea dialogue announcement

    "The UN Secretary-General welcomes the meetings in Panmunjom involving the leaders of North Korea, South Korea and the US, particularly the announcement that the North Korea and the US will resume working-level dialogue," Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for Guterres, said in a statement.

    July 1, 2019
  • Mike Pompeo to visit Japan, South Korea on denuclearization this month

    Mike Pompeo to visit Japan, South Korea on denuclearization this month

    Pompeo would join President Donald Trump to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) Summit slated for June 28-29 in Osaka.

    June 11, 2019
  • Not that silly thing again, please

    Not that silly thing again, please

    January approaching, it will be time again to reset the ‘Doomsday Clock’. The ‘Doomsday Clock’ which has been maintained by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board since 1947, represents how far we are from the hypothetical global catastrophe, denoted by ‘midnight’.

    December 16, 2018
  • N Korea says it needs trust in US before denuclearization

    N Korea says it needs trust in US before denuclearization

    The primary task for effectively implementing the joint statement should be bringing down the barrier of mistrust between the two countries, said Ri.

    September 30, 2018
  • Talk-time on Korea~II

    Talk-time on Korea~II

    As the talks for a second Trump-Kim summit will soon hit the headlines, there are certain hidden factors that could affect, if not determine, the possible outcome of the summit, if it materialises. One is that the US has urged the UN Security Council for an urgent meeting as it suspects some countries are undermining …

    September 20, 2018
  • Russia demands US release ‘spy’, calls charges false

    Russia demands US release ‘spy’, calls charges false

    She was charged this week in Washington of acting illegally as an unregistered agent for the Russian government while she lived in Washington over the past three years with her boyfriend, a veteran Republican operative.

    July 22, 2018
  • Kim Jong won

    Kim Jong won

    The summit between the American President, Donald Trump, and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in Singapore on June 12 made world news, some touting it as the biggest story of the century. Analysts the world over have dissected every bit of what transpired and the contents of the joint statement. Such intense scrutiny on …

    June 27, 2018
  • US calls off ‘war games’ on Korean Peninsula following denuclearisation agreement

    US calls off ‘war games’ on Korean Peninsula following denuclearisation agreement

    Immediately after Kim Jong-un agreed to the complete denuclearisation, US President Donald Trump said that the US called off all military exercises on the Korean Peninsula.

    June 12, 2018
  • Kim agrees to complete denuclearisation, Trump assures ‘security guarantees’

    Kim agrees to complete denuclearisation, Trump assures ‘security guarantees’

    The agreement mentions that the US will provide “security guarantees” to North Korea and that Kim Jong-un has reaffirmed his “firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation”.

    June 12, 2018
  • Kim expresses willingness to meet Trump

    Kim expresses willingness to meet Trump

    North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un expressed his "unshakable will" to meet with the US President during the surprise summit he held Saturday with the South Korean President, media reports said on Sunday.

    May 27, 2018
  • Coming together

    Coming together

    The Korean armistice of 1953 was concluded in the ‘truce-village’ of Panmunjom. This signified the divide between North and South Korea. In 2018, Panmunjom was also the venue for the summit between the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un. Both advanced a pledge on reunification. Despite the recent statement …

    May 23, 2018
  • Season of Summits~II

    Season of Summits~II

    In the flurry of diplomacy, Japan as a stakeholder is at once pleased and worried. Pleased, because if Pyongyang does indeed abide by its announcement to give up nuclear weapons, the immediate threat to its territory would be removed. It bears recall that the fear in Japan was real when North Korea fired two intercontinental …

    May 18, 2018