International Relations

US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

Oct 19, 2018

The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea

China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

Oct 18, 2018

China regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN treaty on international postage

China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

Oct 18, 2018

China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report

Mattis meets his Chinese counterpart, but no new agreements

Oct 18, 2018

After a rocky few months, Pentagon officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military may be stabilizing

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

Oct 18, 2018

Japan exports slip in September as trade tensions weigh on business

World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

Oct 17, 2018

Stock markets have stabilized after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing to meet in Singapore with his Chinese counterpart just weeks after a meeting planned in Beijing fell apart amid growing friction between the U.S. and China

US Navy research vessel docks in Taiwan amid China tensions

Oct 17, 2018

A U.S. Navy research vessel has docked in Taiwan amid tensions with China over trade and arms sales

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

Oct 16, 2018

The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command are meeting to discuss efforts to disarm a joint-controlled military zone in the inter-Korean border under a peace agreement between the Koreas

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

Oct 15, 2018

Rival Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad in high-level talks