Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON, June 12 : Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours. Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice to Kim a month after Washington withdrew from a similar deal with Iran. Trump […]

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

By Josh Smith and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, June 12 : U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration on Tuesday that he intended to end joint military exercises with South Korea took South Korean and U.S. military officials by surprise. Current and former U.S. defense officials expressed concern at the possibility that the United States would unilaterally halt […]

Trump offers to end Korea war games after historic Kim summit

By Steve Holland, Soyoung Kim and Jack Kim SINGAPORE, June 12 : Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a largely symbolic summit on Tuesday, and the U.S. president offered an unexpected concession to the North, saying he would halt joint military exercises with South Korea. The two men smiled and shook […]

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON, June 12 : Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours. Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice to Kim a month after Washington withdrew from a similar deal with Iran. Trump […]

Trump-Kim summit pleases China, while Japan puts on brave face

By Christian Shepherd and Linda Sieg BEIJING/TOKYO, June 12 : With U.S. President Donald Trump setting the course for normalising ties with North Korea and even saying war games with South Korea would end, China appeared a winner from Tuesday’s summit, as Japan tried putting a brave face on the outcome. Trump and North Korean […]

Emotional Dennis Rodman says Kim trying to change North Korea

By Fathin Ungku and Dewey Sim SINGAPORE, June 12 : Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, said the young leader was trying to make changes in his country. The comment came after Rodman had wept on CNN when […]