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  • Seoul to re-examine arrival of North Korean women

    11 May, 2018 6:19 AM 29

    South Korea says it will look closer into the circumstances surrounding the arrival of a dozen North Korean restaurant workers in 2016 after a television report suggested some of the women might have been brought to the South against their will. Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun on Friday did not provide a clear answer on whether the women

  • Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12

    10 May, 2018 3:48 PM 42

    The location was revealed hours after three American prisoners were released by North Korea and arrived back in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump on May 10 announced his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Singapore on June 12. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Mr. Trump announced

  • Trump welcomes back Americans freed by North Korea

    10 May, 2018 7:42 AM 29

    A plane carrying three Americans released by North Korea landed at a military base bear Washington early on Thursday to be welcomed by U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania. North Korea released the three - Kim Dong-chul, Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, and Kim Hak-song - and handed them over to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang

  • Kangana Ranaut's Cannes debut, Barca's 5-Cup win, and other news in pictures

    10 May, 2018 6:16 AM 39

    Day two of Cannes Film Festival saw a host of actors and directors including Martin Scorsese, Carey Mulligan, Kiko Mizuhara, and Julianne Moore, among others. Indian actor Kangana Ranaut debuted at the festival in retro style. In a photo captioned '5 Cups, 5 different sports, first time ever!' on Instagram, FC Barcelona shared a photograph of the club's

  • Dozens of Syria targets hit in biggest Iranian-Israeli flare-up

    10 May, 2018 5:00 AM 42

    Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier, Israel pounds Syria Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages in Syria since the conflict there began in 2011.The attack on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, just past midnight

  • Iranian lawmakers set paper U.S. flag ablaze at Parliament

    9 May, 2018 5:49 AM 38

    Iranians are worried about what U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision could mean for their country. Iranian lawmakers lit a paper U.S. flag on fire at the Parliament on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s nuclear deal pullout, shouting, “Death to America!” Lawmakers held the impromptu demonstration the day after Mr. Trump’s decision. They also burned

  • US pulling out of Iran n-deal can trigger an arms race: Obama

    9 May, 2018 5:32 AM 66

    Terming it a serious mistake, he believes the “misguided” move will put the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action at risk. Former United States President Barack Obama criticised the decision made on Tuesday by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling the move a “serious mistake”. “I believe that the decision

  • Donald Trump pulls US from Iran nuclear deal, to revive sanctions

    9 May, 2018 3:18 AM 127

    Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Iran from obtaining a nuclear bomb and said he would reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran immediately. The decision is likely to raise the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upset America`s European allies and disrupt global oil supplies

  • Donald Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal; we are prepared, says Tehran

    8 May, 2018 5:48 PM 67

    The Iran deal, negotiated during the administration of Barack Obama, eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program.  Washington: US President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal or stay in and work with the European allies. Trump has consistently threatened to pull out of the 2015 agreement

  • Iran president warns of 'problems' as Trump decision looms

    8 May, 2018 7:37 AM 37

    Iran’s president on Tuesday warned the country could face “some problems” ahead of President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to pull out of its nuclear deal with world powers. Without directly naming Trump, Rouhani’s remarks at a petroleum conference in Tehran represented the first official Iranian comment on the U.S. president’s overnight tweet that he’d make an announcement