U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Jan 20, 2016

U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Calling North Korea the greatest source of instability in Asia, a top U.S. diplomat urged China on Wednesday to “show leadership” in international efforts to sanction Pyongyang following its fourth nuclear test. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, who was in Seoul on ...

Jan 19, 2016

Japan, China, South Korea fail to set goals for trade deal

High-ranking negotiators from Japan, China and South Korea failed to set goals for how far they want to open their markets in the latest round of talks on a three-way free trade accord, a Japanese official said. The representatives agreed to keep working on ...

Jan 18, 2016

North Korea sends 1 million propaganda leaflets to South

South Korea says North Korea has launched an estimated 1 million propaganda leaflets by balloon into the South amid increased tensions between the rivals following the North’s recent nuclear test. South Korea resumed blasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts from border loudspeakers in retaliation for the ...