North Korea

United States | Interview With Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour

United States – QUESTION: Secretary Mike Pompeo, thank you very much for joining us. You are in Poland for a meeting to discuss the future of the Middle East. What do you want to come out of this meeting? SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, Judy, thanks for having me on the show. I appreciate the opportunity to … Continue reading United States | Interview With Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour

US envoy heads to NK to prepare for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will be traveling to Pyongyang on Wednesday to prepare for President Donald Trump’s second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department says Stephen Biegun will meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Hyok Chol. Trump and Kim met last June in Singapore, where … Continue reading US envoy heads to NK to prepare for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON | Soldier identified from remains held by North Korea

WASHINGTON—January 24, 2019— The remains of a U.S. soldier believed to have been captured by Chinese forces in North Korea in December 1950 and who later died in a prisoner-of-war camp have been identified, officials said Thursday. The soldier, Sgt. Frank Julius Suliman, is the third American servicemember to be identified from among 55 boxes … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Soldier identified from remains held by North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea | North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un has left for China for his fourth summit with Xi Jinping

PYONGYANG, North Korea — January 07, 2019— North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un has left for China for his fourth summit with Xi Jinping. By Associated Press

Yemeni mom wins fight to fly to US to give dying son kiss

All Shaima Swileh wants is to give her son one more kiss before he dies. The Yemeni woman is about to get her wish after winning her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration’s travel ban so she can fly to California where her 2-year-old son is on life support. The State Department granted … Continue reading Yemeni mom wins fight to fly to US to give dying son kiss

TORONTO | The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

TORONTO— The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times local): 9:10 p.m. An official familiar with the matter says the Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor. Spavor is director of the Paektu Cultural Exchange and is one … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

PARIS | French Senate worker faces treason charges over North Kore

PARIS — A judicial official says that a French Senate employee has been handed preliminary charges for treason for allegedly collecting and delivering information to North Korea. The official said Friday that an investigating judge placed Benoit Quennedey under investigation for treason a day earlier. Quennedey was detained Sunday by agents of France’s domestic intelligence … Continue reading PARIS | French Senate worker faces treason charges over North Kore