International Relations

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

Aug 10, 2018

SKorea seeking prosecutions for alleged illegal imports of NKorean coal, pig iron

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

The Koreas will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

North and South Korea plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a third summit, as Pyongyang stepped up its calls on the US to ease sanctions and stop its "unilateral" demand to denuclearize first

Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

Aug 9, 2018

Nagasaki marked the anniversary of the world's second atomic bombing with the United Nations' chief and the city's mayor urging global leaders to take concrete steps toward nuclear disarmament

Gretzky named global ambassador for Beijing Kunlun Red Star

Aug 8, 2018

Wayne Gretzky has been named a global ambassador for Beijing's Kunlun Red Star as the Chinese capital seeks to boost the profile of hockey domestically ahead of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

Aug 7, 2018

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher as stronger corporate profits help to defuse U.S.-China fears

Hiroshima remembers atomic bombing on 73rd anniversary

Aug 6, 2018

Hiroshima has marked the 73rd anniversary of the WWII atomic bombing with a somber ceremony to remember the victims and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons amid hopes toward denuclearizing North Korea

Taiwan's Kinmen island begins importing water from China

Aug 6, 2018

The Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen located just off the Chinese coast has begun importing water from its neighbor via a pipeline despite heightened tensions between the two sides

Asian diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Aug 4, 2018

Asia's top diplomats press North Korea to turn a pledge to completely dismantle its nuclear arsenal into reality amid concerns that it's proceeding with its nuclear and missile programs

The Latest: North Korea's foreign minister shoots back at US

Aug 4, 2018

The North Korean foreign minister has shot back at the U.S. over its warning to other countries against violating international sanctions on North Korea, saying recent moves by the U.S. are "alarming."