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SEOUL, South Korea | North Korea’s Kim has faith in Trump, frustrated at skeptics

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un still has faith in U.S. President Donald Trump’s commitment to ending their nations’ hostile relations, but he’s frustrated by questions about his willingness to denuclearize and wants his “goodwill measures” to be met in kind, South Korean officials said Thursday. The trove of comments from … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | North Korea’s Kim has faith in Trump, frustrated at skeptics

SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean envoys meet Kim to advance nuclear diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea  — A South Korean delegation met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday during a visit to arrange an inter-Korean summit planned for this month and help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang. The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the envoys led by his national … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean envoys meet Kim to advance nuclear diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

SEOUL, South Korea  — President Moon Jae-in will send an envoy to North Korea next week for talks on a nuclear standoff and to set up a summit planned for next month, his office said Friday. The trip on Wednesday comes amid growing worry over the slow pace of getting North Korea to end its … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

SEOUL, South Korea— A weakening typhoon is brushing by metropolitan Seoul after battering southern South Korea with heavy rain and high winds, leaving one person missing and a slew of damaged buildings, cancelled flights and power outages. Japan’s weather agency downgraded a separate storm from typhoon strength on Friday after it crossed a swath of … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan