Sat, 17 Nov 2018

N Korea proposes air connectivity over border with S Korea

Seoul [South Korea], Nov 17 (ANI): North Korea on Friday proposed international air routes that will connect the eastern and ...

Washington Under Pressure to Ease North Korean Sanctions

WASHINGTON - Washington faces mounting pressure from China, Russia and South Korea, as well as humanitarian groups, to ease sanctions ...

UN to Convene Yemen Talks 'Shortly' in Sweden

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. special envoy for Yemen said Friday that he would convene the parties to that conflict ...

USA, UK meet industry leaders to reinforce sanctions on N Korea

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 (ANI): Amid reports of North Korea's successful testing of a new high-tech tactical weapon, representatives ...

North Korean-made Clot Buster Drug Sold Illegally in South Korea

Smuggling of medicines between North and South Korea has traditionally gone from the wealthy South to the impoverished North, where ...

Key UN Committee Condemns North Korea's Rights Violations

UNITED NATIONS - A key U.N. committee adopted a resolution Thursday condemning North Korea's 'longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and ...

N Korea to deport US citizen for illegal entry

Seoul [South Korea], Nov 16 (ANI): The North Korean government decided to deport an American citizen, who was detained for ...

North Korea to Deport American Detained for Illegal Entry

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea said Friday that it will deport an American citizen it detained one month ago ...

S Korean diplomat to visit US next week for denuclearisation talks

Seoul [South Korea], Nov 16 (ANI): Lee Do-hoon, the special representative for peace and security affairs of Korean Peninsula, is ...

N Korea carries out tests of new high-tech weapon

Pyongyang [Korea DPR], Nov 16 (ANI): North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un inspected the successful test of a new unspecified "high-tech ...

US Flexes New Muscle in Asia

SINGAPORE - The United States flexed new muscle in Asia Thursday with pledges to counter China's expansion in a contested ...

Pence on North Korea: 'Now We Need to See Results'

The proposed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must result in a ...

China Appears to Ease North Korea Sanctions

WASHINGTON - A U.S. congressional commission said Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea ...

North Koreans Increasingly Look For Work Abroad To Earn Higher Pay

An increasing number of North Koreans, including relatively privileged residents of the capital Pyongyang, are seeking employment outside of the ...

North Korean Delegation Visits South to Attend History Forum

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - A five-member North Korean delegation is visiting South Korea to attend an academic forum on Japan's ...

US Vice President Presses Asian Leaders on Rohingya, Maritime Dispute

SINGAPORE - While leaders from 10 Southeast Asian countries largely discussed trade in Singapore Wednesday, participating U.S. Vice President Mike ...

Moon meets Australian PM, vows to maintain ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Yonhap)President Moon Jae-in me ...

Gyeonggi governors wife found to be owner of controversial

Gyeonggi Province governor Lee Jae-myung (Yonhap)The wife of the governor of Gyeonggi Province will face a prosecution p ...

U.S. upbeat about N.K. denuclearization despite new weapon test

The United States expressed confidence Friday that North Korea will honor its commitment to denuclearize despite its tes ...

U.S., Britain discuss stopping N.K. sanctions evasion

The United States and Britain held a workshop Friday to discuss ways to stop North Koreas evasion of sanctions related ...

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U.S. stocks bounce back after Trump shelves new tariffs

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. industrial stocks gained ground on Friday with news that President Trump was considering not ...

Battery-driven and driverless vehicles to be developed by VW

WOLFSBURG, Germany - The Volkswagen Group has allocated almost €44 billion ($50 billion) for developments in electric cars, driverless cars, ...

Five-star hotels being probed by China's tourism regulator

BEIJING, China - The woes of one customer in China, have managed to provoke a nationwide investigation into five-star hotels, ...

Ofcom slaps fines on Virgin Media and EE for overcharging

LONDON, U.K. - After facing allegations of overcharging their customers, Virgin Media and EE have both been slapped with huge ...

Stocks in Asia remain listless throughout day

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks were mixed in Asia on Friday, however moves in either direction were not remarkable. Trade tensions ...

U.S. stocks make solid gains

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks bounded ahead on Thursday despite a weak opening. A report published by The ...

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