White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

REUTERS/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation’s annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “out of consideration” for the furloughed federal employees amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Trump attended the forum in 2018 but was expected to send a delegation of senior US officials this year. The […]

Saudi delegation arrives in Turkey for talks over missing journalist – reports

Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over a missing journalist, Turkish state media reported on Friday. The delegation from Riyadh arrived in Turkey as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Reuters quoted two Turkish sources as saying on Friday. The previous day, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim […]

The Careful Art of Delegation

Do you find yourself constantly feeling busy? Or, maybe you feel like you have too much on your plate? Perhaps you have a to-do list with no end in sight, or many responsibilities to juggle on a daily basis at work. When you get home, you have household responsibilities to take care of, too, and […]

Kim Jong-un reaches ‘satisfactory agreement’ with South Korean delegation

The leader of North Korea hosted a dinner with the delegation from Seoul which, according to state media, proceeded in a “compatriotic and sincere atmosphere” and laid the ground for versatile dialogue and cooperation. “Hearing the intention of President Moon Jae In for a summit from the special envoy of the south side, [Kim Jong-un] […]

N. Korea to send delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea for the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, the South’s Ministry of Unification announced on Thursday. The delegation is expected to travel by road, arriving on the day of the closing ceremony, Sunday February 25. The delegates will stay for three days, […]

North Korea was preparing for the Olympics long before Kim Jong Un said he wanted to send a delegation

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images North Korea was preparing its delegation for the Olympics well before Kim Jon Un announced his desire to partake in the Winter Games. North Korea was already going through the process of selecting its cheer squad before the end of 2017. But Kim only publicly announced the country’s desire to participate in […]

North Korea is sending a huge delegation to the Winter Olympics — but getting them there will be tricky

Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images North Korea announced on Tuesday that it would be sending an Olympic delegation to the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics. The logistics of bringing over a North Korean delegation to the South are complicated as the two countries are technically still at war. Questions of how North Korea will enter the South, […]

Russian military delegation arrives in N. Korea, Moscow says it’s using any opportunity for dialogue

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 15:26 Russian Defense Ministry representatives have arrived in the North Korean capital. It is the second visit by Russian officials in two weeks, and comes as Washington claims it is ready for direct talks with Pyongyang, while still staging war games in the turbulent region. The delegation is headed by […]

Putin signs decree imposing restrictions on N. Korea as Pyongyang delegation is in Russia

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 13:36 Edited time: 16 Oct, 2017 13:55 Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree imposing restrictions on North Korea in order to comply with a UN Security Council resolution. Read more The decree specifically refers to the UN Security Council resolution on restrictions imposed against North Korea in November […]

US delegation visits Israel to examine potential embassy relocation to Jerusalem – reports

Published time: 5 Mar, 2017 03:39 An American congressional delegation has arrived in Israel on a short weekend visit during which they will assess the possibility of relocating the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, local media report. Read more Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL), who chairs the subcommittee on National Security for the US […]