North Korea, Iran Will Test Pompeo in New Diplomatic Role

Secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo’s strong connection with President Donald Trump means he would be able to speak to foreign governments with more authority than his predecessor, but could limit dissenting views, some former officials said......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 14th, 2018

Mike Pompeo Leading U.S-North Korea Back-Channel Negotiations, Report Says

Pompeo's leadership in communicating with Pyongyang also reveals a dwindling role of the State Department......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek18 hr. 16 min. ago

What Does Mike Pompeo Think About Russia, Iran and North Korea?

The former CIA director replaces Rex Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 13th, 2018

N Korea ICBM test: Hope India will do more; it"s a global issue, says US

During US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's late-October visit to India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had said that the diplomatic channels with North Korea would continue.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

North Korea, Iran Offer New Tests for U.S.

The Trump administration confronted burgeoning foreign-policy dilemmas over the weekend following a ballistic missile test by Iran and new threats from North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 24th, 2017

Iran "working with North Korea", Trump says after missile test in Teheran

Previous Iranian missile launches have triggered US sanctions and accusations that they violate the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 24th, 2017

Mike Pence Wants Sanctions to Change Russia"s "Behavior" As Putin Orders Expulsion Of Hundreds of U.S. Diplomatic Staff

The U.S. vice president said he remained "hopeful" Russia would change its behavior with regard to Ukraine, North Korea and Iran......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 31st, 2017

US will make no concessions for North Korea talks: CIA director

Pompeo's remarks came days after Trump agreed to accept an invitation from the North Korean leader to meet by May after months of escalating tensions.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 12th, 2018

Can Investors Plan for a Trade War? "It"s What Keeps Me Up at Night"

A potential trade war and U.S.-North Korea summit have thrown market participants for a bit of a loop as central banks play less of a role in setting the global agenda......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 12th, 2018

North-South Korea agreement stirs diplomatic angst in Japan

Japan has maintained its call for "maximum pressure" on North Korea amid signs of easing the tension that began during the Winter Olympics in South Korea last month.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

India imposes new restrictions on trade with North Korea, say govt sources

New Delhi has been cutting back on trade with North Korea but has maintained diplomatic links.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

North Korea"s denuclearisation offer: Trump scores a win, but at high risk

Potential gains also seen amid dangers on Iran, NATO, trade.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

A new era of diplomatic relations with North Korea could be on the horizon — here"s what"s happened so far

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Following North Korea's overtures of reconciliation beginning in January, the regime has made several diplomatic moves.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2018

US Imposes More Sanctions On North Korea Despite Diplomatic "Breakthrough"

Barely 12 hours after a "breakthrough" report that North Korean leaders might be willing to shut down their nuclear program and surrender their existing nukes in exchange for assurances that the regime's safety would be guaranteed, the State .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 6th, 2018

North Korea had some mysterious nuclear activity just before it reportedly offered to denuclearize

Reuters North Korea reportedly had activity at its nuclear reactor before talking to South Korea's diplomatic envoy, and it suggests Pyongyang has been trying to make more nuclear warheads. But North Korea reportedly told South Korea it w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2018

Breakthrough: North Korea Ready To Denuclearize "If Regime Safety Is Guaranteed"

Score another diplomatic victory for Tru.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 6th, 2018

Paralympics 2018: North Korea Will Send Athletes To Pyeongchang

After winning diplomatic points for participation in the Winter Olympics, North Korea will participate in the Paralympics......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 27th, 2018

Who Is Joseph Yun? Trump Loses Another Top Expert on North Korea at Crucial Time for Diplomacy

Joseph Yun would have had a major role to play in possible U.S. talks with North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 27th, 2018

US, Japan seek UN ban on 33 ships, 27 firms over North Korea missile test

The measures will come into effect if none of the council members, including the North's ally China, block the request.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 25th, 2018

Trump Slaps North Korea With "Largest-Ever" Sanctions, But Kim Jong Un Is Unlikely to Stop Nuclear Program

The rogue regime of Kim Jong Un pours all of its resources into the development of nuclear weapons, and has continued to test long-range missiles despite the sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 23rd, 2018

Pence Strikes a Somber, Conciliatory Tone At CPAC

Pence grieves Parkland victims, cheerleads for Trump, slams Iran and North Korea at Conservative event......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 22nd, 2018