Clashing views color future of stalled N.Korea nuclear talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — To hear a beaming Donald Trump at his June summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the solution to North Korea's headlong pursuit of nuclear weapons, a foreign policy nightmare...

Taiwan test fires missile near southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The military test fired a missile near the popular tourist destination of Sanxiantai in Taitung County early Thursday morning, but officials were unwilling to confirm or deny th...

North Korean sends top diplomat to key ally China

BEIJING (AP) — North Korea is sending its foreign minister to key ally China for talks amid a stall in efforts to persuade Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear programs. Ri Yong Ho was...

Ban Ki-moon urges N. Korea to take denuclearization steps

TOKYO (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international communi...

S. Korea conducts successful rocket engine test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has launched a single-stage rocket to test a locally made engine as part of efforts to place a satellite into orbit. The Science Ministry says i...

North and South Korea discuss initiating academic exchange programs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statement from a South Korean news outlet yesterday (Nov. 18) revealed representatives from both sides of the peninsula discussed initiating bilateral academic exchange ...

Trump says he's 'in no rush' after NKorea talks postponed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is "in no rush" after talks between his top diplomat and a senior North Korean envoy were postponed, throwing stalled diplomacy over th...

The Latest: South Korea considers lifting sanctions on North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea saying it's considering lifting sanctions against North Korea to help diplomacy (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Sou...

Pompeo seeks allied unity on North Korea denuke effort

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged Saturday that the Trump administration’s effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons would be fully coordinated with a...

NKorea said to have stolen a fortune in online bank heists

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's nuclear and missile tests have stopped, but its hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may be gathe...

Trump dominated UN, but US nationalism at odds with world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump dominated this year's gathering of global leaders that ended Monday, but his rejection of "the ideology of globalism" left America almost singlehanded...

China tests model aircraft to develop 'hypersonic weapons'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese state media reported on Saturday, Sept. 28th that the country’s rocket propulsion technology made important strides towards what the government is promoting ...

North Korea learns to embrace its inner consumer

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — In an instructional television program about table tennis on the state-run sports channel, every ball, paddle and shirt bear the logo of "Naegohyang," one of North Korea'...

Pompeo: No end to NKorea sanctions until 'denuclearization'

NEW YORK (AP) — Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo said Sunday that economic sanctions on North Korea won't be reduced until it completes "denuclearization" after leader Kim Jong Un offered to close the No...

Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's Kim Jong Un is "little rocket man" no more. President Donald Trump isn't a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard." In the year since Trump's searing, debut U...