International Relations

The Latest: NKorea-born reporter banned from covering talks

Oct 15, 2018

A South Korean official has expressed regret over a decision to block a North Korean defector-turned reporter from covering high-level talks between the Koreas at a border village

Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

Oct 15, 2018

Global stocks are mostly down amid worries about global trade and prospects for economic growth.

Abe renews pledge to change Japan's charter to boost troops

Oct 14, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has renewed his pledge to push for a revision to the country's war-renouncing constitution

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

Oct 13, 2018

Prospects for a Trump-Xi meeting lifts hope for a thaw in trade war

Philippine, Vietnam leaders discuss disputed sea boundaries

Oct 12, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnam's prime minister have discussed efforts by their countries to delineate their maritime boundaries in the disputed South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China

World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

Oct 12, 2018

World shares claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meeting at Group of 20 summit

Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea has walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. President Donald Trump's blunt response

New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

Oct 11, 2018

An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy, but Trump indicates disapproval of such a possiblity