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Top U.S. general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

TOKYO (Reuters) – The top U.S. general restated Washington’s “ironclad commitment” to the security of its close Asian ally, Japan, on Friday amid regional tensions over North Korea, telling his counterpart in Tokyo that “an attack on one is an ...

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Top U.S. general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

TOKYO (Reuters) – The top U.S. general restated Washington’s “ironclad commitment” to the security of its close Asian ally, Japan, on Friday amid regional tensions over North Korea, telling his counterpart in Tokyo that “an attack on one is an ...

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U.S. says joint South Korea war games not on the negotiating table

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, the top U.S. military official said on Thursday, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises. ...

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South Korea’s Moon says U.S. to seek Seoul’s approval before any action on North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to seek Seoul’s approval before pursuing any option against nuclear-armed North Korea. Reuters: World News

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Korea tensions ease slightly as U.S. officials play down war risks

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – Tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea’s president said resolving Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and key U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea. ...

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In call with Trump, China’s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or ...

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It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo saloons it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country. Reuters: World News

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Trump: military solutions ‘locked and loaded’ against North Korea threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued another warning to North Korea on Friday with a reference to American weapons as being “locked and loaded.” Reuters: Top News

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China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. Reuters: Top News

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China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. Reuters: World News

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