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US-North Korea crises


South Korea president calls Trump Kim meet an end to mutual hostility

July 02, 2019 12:18 pm

On Monday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Cabinet meeting that the summit in the DMZ meant the two countries declared ``an end of hostile relations'' and the ``start of an era of peace.''

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations

May 10, 2019 12:57 pm

Officials made the announcement hours after North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea, the second weapons launch in five days and a possible signal that stalled talks over its nuclear weapons program are in trouble.

US detects new activity at North Korea factory that built intercontinental ballistic missiles

July 31, 2018 8:09 am

The Washington Post reported on Monday that North Korea appeared to be building one or two new liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles at the large research facility on the outskirts of Pyongyang.

Singapore will bear some costs of Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit, says Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

June 02, 2018 6:22 pm

Singapore, a small but wealthy Southeast Asian city-state, is determined to successfully host the summit and is willing to foot at least some of the bill.

Rex Tillerson says US has direct channels to talk to North Korea

September 30, 2017 11:45 pm

"Obviously it would help if North Korea would stop firing off missiles. That would calm things down a lot," US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

North Korea war would be 'catastrophic,' diplomacy bearing fruit: Jim Mattis

August 11, 2017 9:16 am

Mattis' comments came shortly after President Donald Trump warned North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it thinks of attacking America, and doubled down on a vow to rain "fire and fury" on Pyongyang if it continued to threaten the US.

U.S., North Korea have few channels by which to resolve crises

August 10, 2017 8:20 am

Tensions between the two countries have risen markedly in the last few days after N. Korea warned Washington of a "severe lesson" following U.N. action against it and Donald Trump in turn warning that any threats to the US would be met with "fire and fury."