SEOUL, Oct 22- The U.S. Treasury Department is "deeply concerned" about planned financial cooperation between North and South Korea and has told South Korean banks that "U.N. and U.S. sanctions on North Korea remain valid", a South Korean regulatory document has shown. The document, drafted by South Korea's Financial Services Commission and released on Monday after...
The United States and South Korea have suspended upcoming joint air defense drills to give diplomatic efforts with North Korea "every opportunity to continue," the U.S. military said on Friday.
Pope Francis on Thursday received an invitation to visit North Korea and the pontiff indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to a nation known for severe restrictions on religious practice, according to South Korean officials
SEOUL, Oct 18- The United States opposes a plan by South and North Korea to set up a no-fly zone over their heavily fortified border, the latest sign of a rift between Seoul and its top ally, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Washington and Seoul both publicly insist they are on the same page about dealing with Pyongyang. The United States was not...
As U.S. president Donald Trump continues to put economic pressure on China, Beijing will be less motivated to be strict in its enforcement of sanctions against North Korea, Eurasia Group's Scott Seaman said.
Scott Seaman of Eurasia Group says both the U.S. and North Korea are unlikely to "do anything provocative" before the midterm elections stateside.
North and South Korea, together with the United Nations Command, will hold their first three-way meeting Tuesday to discuss demilitarizing the border between the two Koreas, according to the South's defence ministry.
SEOUL, Oct 15- The two Koreas agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship in spite of U.S. concerns that the rapid North-South thaw could undermine efforts to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. The agreement on transport links came during talks in the border village of Panmunjom aimed at...
President Donald Trump criticized Seoul on Tuesday for failing to finance the U.S. deployment of a missile defense system —Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) — on the Korean Peninsula.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in appears not to be prioritizing corporate reforms as he relies on domestic conglomerates to drive investment in North Korea, critics say.
Speaking to reporters as he flew to Iowa for a political rally, Trump said: "It'll be after the midterms. I just can't leave now."
President Trump make comments on Nikki Haley's departure from the Trump administration, the upcoming midterm elections, the steel industry and China-U.S. trade tensions.
President Trump and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley make comments on Haley's departure from the Trump administration and the next meeting with North Korea Chairman Kim Jong-Un.
The U.S. administration must ask Pyongyang about its long-term objective, according to James Clapper, former U.S. intelligence chief from 2010 to 2017.
Daniel Russel, who serves as Asia Society Policy Institute vice president and who led Pyongyang talks under President Obama, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the resuming of talks between the U.S. and North Korea.
A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi airing grievances amid worsening bilateral relations.
Other than the North Korean leader's planned visit to Russia, Chinese leader Xi Jinping is also expected to travel to Pyongyang, said South Korea's president during a Cabinet meeting on Monday.
After his Tokyo talks, Pompeo will make his fourth visit to North Korea for denuclearization talks with its leader Kim Jong Un.
SEOUL/ TOKYO, Oct 5- Japan has decided not to take part in an international fleet review in South Korea next week after Seoul effectively asked Tokyo not to fly its "Rising Sun" flag on a warship, Japan's defence minister said on Friday, the latest spat between the two sides. Japan's relations with both South and North Korea have long been strained by lingering...
*S.Korea asks Japan not to fly flag at naval event next week. *Japan has told Korea it is unlikely to take part- NHK. SEOUL/ TOKYO, Oct 5- Japan is likely to skip an international fleet review in South Korea next week, Japanese media on Friday, after Seoul asked Tokyo to reconsider flying its "Rising Sun" flag on a warship, the latest spat over the countries' colonial history.