Trump says N.Korea no longer a nuclear threat; North highlights concessions

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the “biggest and most dangerous problem” for the United States, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday on his return from a summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The summit was the first between […]

In stunning summit concession, Trump says he will halt Korea war games

By Steve Holland, Soyoung Kim and Jack Kim SINGAPORE, June 12 : U.S. President Donald Trump made a stunning concession to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday about halting military exercises, pulling a surprise at a summit that baffled allies, military officials and lawmakers from his own Republican Party. At a news conference […]

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim is “very, very good”

By Jack Kim and Steve Holland SINGAPORE, June 12 : US President Donald Trump said he had forged a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, as the two men sought ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula. Should […]

Trump and North Korea’s Kim in Singapore for historic Tuesday summit

By Steve Holland and Jack Kim SINGAPORE, June 10 : U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation. Trump flew into […]

State media workers, security offer glimpse into tightly regimented N.Korea

By Soyoung Kim and Grace Lee SINGAPORE, June 10 : During a security lockdown inside and outside Singapore’s five-star St. Regis hotel before the arrival of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, only two journalists moved freely along the blockaded street, flanked by crowds penned back by police. The two were North Korean […]

Vindication: Architects of S.Korea’s ‘Sunshine’ policy on North say it’s paying off

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, June 10 : When the United States and North Korea hold a historic summit on Tuesday, supporters of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung say it will be the culmination of a mission launched two decades ago by the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Kim, who died in 2009, introduced the “Sunshine” […]