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Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
05/24/2018 04:15 PM
Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting with Kim Jong-un
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, but Mr. Trump says it “will not take place.”
05/24/2018 04:44 PM
North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Canceled Meeting
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
05/24/2018 04:59 PM
Canceling of Trump-Kim Meeting Upends Asia but Could Help China
The move will disappoint some allies in Asia, hearten others and perhaps put China in the strongest position of all. Much will depend on how North Korea reacts.
05/24/2018 03:48 PM
Canada Blocks Chinese Takeover on Security Concerns
The move comes as United States and European leaders grow increasingly skeptical of Chinese deals, often citing concerns about national security.
05/24/2018 02:58 AM
North Korea, Calling Pence Remarks ‘Ignorant and Stupid,’ Issues New Warning on Summit
The country’s vice foreign minister said that Vice President Mike Pence had made “unbridled and impudent remarks that North Korea might end like Libya.”
05/24/2018 08:12 AM
Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-election Bid
The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.
05/23/2018 09:49 PM
U.S. Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions
The Pentagon said Beijing’s buildup on disputed islands in the South Island Seas is not consistent with the security exercise among allies this summer.
05/23/2018 07:51 PM
Asia and Australia Edition: Trump, North Korea, Philip Roth: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
05/24/2018 03:01 PM
How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious
Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important nutrients.
05/23/2018 06:02 PM
Pompeo Says Mysterious Sickness Among Diplomats in Cuba Has Spread to China
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that a diplomat stationed in Guangzhou, China, suffered the same ills as those attacked in Havana.
05/23/2018 05:22 PM
Book Explores Kim Jong-un’s Feelings About His Mother, and Other Family Tales
A memoir by Thae Yong-ho, a senior diplomat who defected, also describes Mr. Kim’s brother as a fan of Eric Clapton and portrays tensions within the Kim dynasty.
05/24/2018 04:11 AM
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds
The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.
05/23/2018 10:57 PM
Body of Pakistani Girl Killed in Texas School Shooting Is Returned Home
Just days before she was to go home to Pakistan after her time as a foreign exchange student, Sabika Sheikh, 17, was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
05/23/2018 09:25 PM
As America Looks Inward, China Looks to Outer Space
China’s launch of a satellite this week, part of a mission to the far side of the moon, is but one of its recent endeavors into space.
05/24/2018 05:24 PM
Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, China, Mark Zuckerberg: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
05/22/2018 09:56 PM
Trump Denies Reaching Deal With China on ZTE
The president said that there had been no agreement to provide relief to the Chinese telecom firm in return for trade concessions, though he left the door open to a future pact.
05/23/2018 12:23 AM
Trump Backs Away From Demand for Immediate North Korean Denuclearization
The president’s hint of flexibility came after North Korea declared last week that it would never agree to unilaterally surrender its weapons and threatened to cancel a June summit meeting.
05/23/2018 11:30 AM
16 Dead in Afghanistan After Car Bomb Explodes as Team Tries to Defuse It
Intelligence agents tracked a Taliban car bomb to an auto repair garage in Kandahar, but they failed in their attempt to disarm it.
05/23/2018 05:45 AM
Anniversary of Thai Coup Draws Uneasy Protest and Police Threats
Officials in Bangkok warned that demonstrators fighting for a return to civilian government had been identified through photographs and video footage, and that they could be prosecuted.
05/23/2018 03:17 AM