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North Korea frustrated by no progress in nuclear talks with US

Last month, North Korea had slammed National Security Advisor John Bolton, calling him a ‘war maniac’ and ‘warmonger’

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S Korean President Moon sacks finance minister, policy chief

Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked his top two economic officials Friday, the government said, as the world’s 11th-largest economy struggles with slowing growth, rising unemployment and persistent income gaps. Finance minister Kim Dong-Yeon and presidential chief of staff for policy Jang Ha-sung had both been replaced, top Blue House spokesman Yoon Young-chan said […]

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S Korea’s Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim at summit

Seol: North Korea will close its Tongchang-ri missile testing site, the South’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday after a summit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. “The North agreed to permanently close the Tongchang-ri missile engine test site and missile launch facility in the presence of experts from relevant nations,” Moon told reporters. South Korean […]

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PM Modi, South Korean Prez inaugurate world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurated the Noida factory of Samsung at around 5.30 PM today. The 35-acre Noida factory has been touted as the ‘world’s largest mobile factory’, and is said to manufacture 120 million mobile phones per year. According to reports, the Samsung ‘s mobile manufacturing […]

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Trump to meet president Moon Jae-in at White House on 22 May

Washington: US President Donald Trump will host his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in at the White House on 22 May, according to an official announcement today. During the meeting, Moon would brief Trump on his recent summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Moon met with Kim Jong-un last week at a Korean border village during last week’s inter-Korea summit. The two leaders agreed to end […]

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US open to talks with North Korea: White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump today said that he is open to talks with North Korea but at the appropriate time. Trump said this in a telephonic conversation with the South Korean President Moon Jae-In during which the latter briefed him about his country’s talks with the North Koreans. “President Trump expressed his openness to holding […]

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N Korea missile test: Trump, Abe and Moon discuss collective response

Washington: US President Donald Trump today held emergency talks with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss their collective response to the latest provocative North Korean missile test. North Korea test fired what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, posing a major challenge to Trump after he slapped […]