Will Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump? North Korea suspends talks with South

Will Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump? North Korea suspends talks with South

North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises between South Korea and the United States as a provocation and calling off high-level talks with Seoul. A report on North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency […]

A plague from South Korea is killing frogs and toads worldwide

A plague from South Korea is killing frogs and toads worldwide

A mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) from California, killed by the chytrid fungusJoel Sartore / Nat Geo / Getty By Andy Coghlan A deadly disease that is wiping out the world’s frogs and toads probably originated in the Korean peninsula. The disease is being spread by the pet trade, so banning the trade in amphibians […]

North Korea frees three US detainees ahead of Trump summit

North Korea frees three US detainees ahead of Trump summit

North Korea has freed three US citizens from prison, according to a tweet from US President Donald Trump. It is viewed as a goodwill gesture ahead of a historic summit between Mr Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Mr Trump said he would greet the men when they return with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, […]

Korea Breakthrough Talks Today: Victory For Sports Diplomacy

Korea Breakthrough Talks Today: Victory For Sports Diplomacy

North and South Korea held bilateral discussions today for the first time in two years. In addition to agreeing to North Korean participation in next month’s Olympic games, the two sides agreed to follow up with talks to relieve military tension on the peninsula. With the US out of the picture, is this the beginning […]