NEW YORK, May 17- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program, Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday. "At the same time I would put a lot of pressure on China because economically we have tremendous power over China," he said in the half-hour interview at his...
*Bangladesh Bank hack and Sony attack linked- security firm. *Investigators say cyber thieves still inside Bangladesh Bank. NEW YORK/ DHAKA, May 13- Investigators probing the cyber heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank connected it on Friday to the hack at Sony Corp's film studio in 2014, while global financial network SWIFT disclosed a...
NEW YORK, May 13- Malicious software used in February's $81 million heist at Bangladesh Bank is linked to other cyber attacks, including the high-profile 2014 attack on Sony's Hollywood studio, according to a new report from cyber security firm BAE Systems. Reuters was not able to independently verify the report from BAE, which last month released the first...
The mainland's top internet regulator slammed the news portal run by the hawkish Global Times tabloid this week, the South China Morning Post reports.
The official state news agency reports the country will ramp up its self-defense nuclear weapons capability both 'in quality and quantity.'
North Korea said it would further strengthen self-defensive nuclear weapons capability "in quality and quantity", its KCNA news agency reported.
PYONGYANG, May 7- Wheels have long been a sign of economic status for both individuals and nations, and on the lightly trafficked streets of Pyongyang, capital of impoverished and isolated North Korea, electric bicycles are the hottest new ride on the road. "You can carry luggage," said Kim Chol Jin, a computer science student at Kim Chaek University of Technology, who...
The rare political gathering is meant to reflect the consolidation of Kim Jong Un's power, explains Kathleen Stephens, William J. Perry distinguished fellow at Stanford University.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from the Chinese-North Korean border on the lives of the orphans stranded in China when defector parents disappear.
Kim Jong Un is preparing North Korea for a rare political gathering known as the party congress, where he could announce major changes.
PYONGYANG, May 5- The Pyongyang skyline is rising- and not just with the trophy structures that represent the North Korean state. In a comparison of photos taken by Reuters this week and on a visit to Pyongyang last October, several new high-rises of 20 or more stories have appeared in the capital, some appearing near completion. The construction, mostly of what look...
Pyongyang was festooned on Tuesday with banners ahead of a ruling party congress, as fears spark in South Korea of a possible nuclear test.
North Korea test-fired what appeared to be two intermediate range ballistic missiles on Thursday, but both failed, the U.S. military said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells a group of Asian foreign ministers that China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula.
Former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), shares his thoughts on anti-American sentiment in Iran, and the tension between Iran-U.S. relations.
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization says the country's already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year.
China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group of Asian ministers on Thursday.
North Korea’s already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year as dry weather hits crop yields, the U.N. has warned.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 26- Australia and Russia could emerge the relative winners if China does restrict imports of North Korean coal, as it has pledged to do. China banned the importation of several minerals from North Korea on April 5, including coal, as part of new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang aimed at curbing the rogue state's nuclear weapons...
China warns that the North's actions could 'lead the country to nowhere.'