The trade deal between America and South Korea has barely changed

“IT’S a horrible deal. It was a Hillary Clinton disaster, a deal that should’ve never been made,” said America’s president in April 2017. Donald Trump was threatening to scrap his country’s free-trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, claiming that it had left America “destroyed”. On September 24th, after he and Moon Jae-in, his […]

US threatens N. Korea with ‘increasing pressure,’ says sanctions must ‘continue vigorously’

Stern US rhetoric has again been heard at the UN General Assembly, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning that North Korean sanctions must “continue vigorously,” while threatening Pyongyang with “isolation” if it misbehaves. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, Pompeo said that if Pyongyang strays from the path of diplomacy and […]

US sets up coalition to track foreign ships delivering fuel to North Korea – report

A US Navy ship will reportedly host military personnel from the Five Eyes countries plus Japan and South Korea to monitor foreign vessels delivering fuel to the North in violation of UN sanctions. The coalition will include the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada – America’s partners within the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance […]

South Korea to propose joint 2032 Olympics bid with North

South Korea is considering a joint 2032 Olympic bid with its northern neighbors in an attempt to maintain peace and stability on the Korean peninsula. South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-Hwan said that co-hosting the summer Olympics with the North would help to ease tensions and promote peace in the region, […]

Russia will ask UN to lift some North Korea sanctions – Deputy FM

Moscow will propose to the UN Security Council to reward North Korea with a gradual relaxing of sanctions if it takes the necessary steps towards denuclearization, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said. “As North Korea takes steps on denuclearization, we believe that the UN Security Council has the authority and should address the issue of […]

Russia blocks UN Security Council report on North Korea

Russia has decided to halt discussions of a United Nations Security Council report on North Korea, due to disagreement on some of its points and concern over parts of it being leaked before publication, Moscow’s UN envoy has said. Russia has blocked the upcoming report of the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on North Korea […]

North Korea: Incredible images reveal what it's REALLY like in the secretive state

North Korea is most likely to hit the headlines in regards to the threat of dictator Kim Jong-un and nuclear weapons. But photos taken by Getty photographer Carl Court allow viewers to see a different side to the Hermit Country, from couples enjoying a day out at the beach to commuters travelling on the subway. […]

North Korea: Kim Jong-un orders construction of giant tourist resort – would you visit?

North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un has set out his vision for a coastal tourist paradise which he wants to be ready for autumn 2019. The project is to be built at Wonsan-Kalma, a large development on the east coast of the Hermit Country – and Kim Jong-un has been pictured overseeing construction. In all the […]