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September 17, 2018 8:07 PM South Korea’s president to visit North Korea in bid to save nuclear talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head to Pyongyang on Tuesday for a landmark visit to salvage stalled nuclear talks between the U.S. and North Korea. The three-day trip, the first by a South Korean leader in 11 years, will feature a joint press appearance on Wednesday with Kim Jong-un. The North Korean leader has resisted U.S. attempts to spell 13

August 24, 2018 7:56 PM Donald Trump tells Mike Pompeo to skip trip to North Korea

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to skip a planned trip to North Korea, abruptly cancelling the next round of negotiations on the country’s nuclear program in his first public acknowledgment that his diplomatic overture to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, had run into trouble. “I feel we are not making 12

August 15, 2018 2:43 PM South Korea’s president wants transportation links with North as first step toward economic integration

That in turn could pave the way for an East Asian Railroad Community, encompassing six Northeast Asian countries and the United States, he said. Although he did not specify the countries, it is likely to mean both Koreas, China, Russia, Japan and Mongolia. “The Community will expand the horizon of the Korean economy to the northern part of the continent 12

August 4, 2018 1:05 PM Trump may want a ‘Space Force’ but the Pentagon has a different idea

Trump’s focus has generated an unusual level of talk about space, but with little clarity. “At the moment, there is no concrete proposal on the table for what a Space Force will look like or what it will do,” said Brian Weeden, an Air Force veteran who is director of program planning at the Secure World Foundation, which promotes peaceful uses of outer 17

July 31, 2018 12:31 AM Trump open to meeting with Iranian leader, but Iran rules it out

“With current America and these policies, there will definitely not be the possibility of dialogue and engagement, and the United States has shown that it is totally unreliable,” Qassemi said at the news conference, which was carried by Iran’s state news media. Given the American repudiation of the nuclear agreement and the restored sanctions, Qassemi 24

July 10, 2018 7:06 PM Soulpepper Theatre features female, minority artists in 2018-2019 season

Soulpepper reported more than $12.5 million in revenues in 2017, around 16 per cent of which came from grants, according to an annual report released in June. After an embattled year, the theatre’s lineup for next season will showcase female and minority playwrights, directors and characters. Productions include Oraltorio: a Theatrical Mixtape, which 19

June 30, 2018 7:08 PM More Americans evacuated from China over ‘sonic attacks,’ total affected rises to 25

BEIJING—The U.S. State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou, officials said, deepening a mystery that has so far confounded investigators. At least eight Americans associated with the consulate in Guangzhou 20

June 10, 2018 1:14 PM Vladimir Putin says he’s happy to meet with Donald Trump whenever U.S. is ready

QINGDAO, CHINA—Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he’s happy to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit. Putin, speaking to reporters in Qingdao, China, where he attended a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said he agreed with Trump’s expressions of concern about a renewed arms race. Putin 24

June 6, 2018 6:19 PM U.S. lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Some members of Congress worry Trump will concede too much in his eagerness for a deal Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require the Trump administration to provide a detailed report on North Korea's nuclear program to set a "baseline" for progress on talks with Pyongyang 99

June 1, 2018 12:16 PM Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un is back on

After the meeting, Trump posed for photos with Kim Yong Chol outside the Oval Office, and they talked amiably at Kim’s black SUV before he was driven away. Trump told reporters he hadn’t yet read the letter from the North Korean leader and added with a smile, “I may be in for a big surprise, folks.” But minutes earlier, he had described the note as “a very interesting 25