Growing NKorean nuclear threat awaits US election winner

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where’s the war?” That’s how President Donald Trump defends his North Korea policy at campaign rallies even though he’s joined the list of U.S. presidents unable to stop the ever-gr...

SKorea worries about missile shown in NKorea military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Sunday urged North Korea to commit to its past disarmament pledges while expressing concerns over the North’s unveiling of a suspected new long-range missile d...

South Korea, China reaffirm plans for leaders' summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Senior South Korean and Chinese officials on Saturday reaffirmed plans to arrange a summit between their leaders “at an early date” once coronavirus concerns subside, Seoul’s...

NKorea to unveil new economic plans in January party meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will hold a rare ruling party congress in January where leader Kim Jong Un will announce a new five-year plan to develop the country’s dismal economy ravaged by U...

Japan marks 75th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing

Japan observed the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the southern port city of Nagasaki on Sunday. A minute of silence was held at 11:02 a.m. local time (0202 GMT), the moment that the bom...

Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Japan on Thursday marked 75 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack, which is estimated to have killed 140,000 people just in the months following the explosion. Survivors, their relative...

EU prolongs North Korea nuclear sanctions for a year

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday prolonged sanctions against dozens of North Korean officials and agencies for a year over Pyongyang’s continued efforts to develop nuclear missiles and o...

N Korea's Kim boasts of his nukes amid stalled talks with US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s hard-won nuclear weapons were a solid security guarantee and a “reliable, effective” deterrent that could prevent a second K...

The Latest: India adding testing facilities to track virus

NEW DELHI — As India recorded nearly 50,000 fresh cases of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepared to launch facilities in three major cities to significantly ramp up testing capacity. ...

Pompeo downplays possibility of summit with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed the possibility of another summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the U.S. presidenti...

South Korea, US commemorate Korean War anniversary

South and North Korea commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Korean War on Thursday, amid fresh tension between the two countries over denuclearizing the North and the South's military alliance ...

North Korean leader's sister says Kim-Trump summit unlikely

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday she doesn’t expect her brother to meet President Donald Trump this year, saying there’s no reason for the N...

N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to arrive ...

Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis,” state ...

Beyond 'love,' Trump has little to show from N Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after an astonishing summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump boldly declared a breakthrough. “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Kore...