<![CDATA[News - English [KBS WORLD Radio] | International]]> 15 en <![CDATA[US Senator: Trump is Being Played by North Korea]]> U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham says that President Donald Trump is being "played" by North Korea and China is pulling Pyongyang back from negotiations with the U.S. Graham, who is known as a hardliner on North Korea issues, made the remarks on Sunday appearing on CBS's Face the Nation.  The Republican ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 23 Jul 2018 09:04:54 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=138015
<![CDATA[Moon's Security Adviser Had 'Very Useful' Discussions During US Trip]]> President Moon Jae-in's top national security adviser Chung Eui-yong says he had "very useful" discussions during his U.S. trip on diverse ways to help the U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks move forward speedily.  Chung made the remarks to reporters on Sunday at Incheon International Airport after returning ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 23 Jul 2018 08:50:06 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=138014
<![CDATA[S. Korea to Take Part in Regional Free Trade Talks in Bangkok]]> Chief negotiators of South Korea, China and 14 other Asian countries will meet in Thailand on Monday to discuss the proposed free trade deal RCEP. The RCEP, or the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, is a massive regional trade deal between ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:05:24 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=138006
<![CDATA[Moon's Security Adviser Heads Home from U.S. Trip]]> President Moon Jae-in's top national security adviser Chung Eui-yong is heading home after his two-day trip to the United States for talks on North Korea's denuclearization. Chung, who arrived in the United States on Friday, reportedly held talks with his counterpart John Bolton that day in ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:59:49 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=138005
<![CDATA[Book on Japan's Notorious Wartime Unit 731 Published in English]]> Chinese media outlets have reported on the recent publication of an English language book detailing Japan’s wartime biological and chemical warfare research activities via its notorious Unit 731.  Xinhua News said the book, “Unit 731: Laboratory of the Devil, Auschwitz of the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:30:24 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137996
<![CDATA[Prime Minister Says S. Korea, Kenya Can Create Synergies ]]> Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon says South Korea’s technological prowess and Kenya’s ample natural and human resources will create great synergies.  Lee made the remark at the South Korea-Kenya Business Forum in Nairobi on Friday, emphasizing the two countries’ complementary economic ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:26:49 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137993
<![CDATA[VOA: US to Take Action Against Entities that Support N. Korean Regime]]> The U.S. State Department has said it will not hesitate to take unilateral action against entities that continue to support North Korea’s regime in contravention of U.N. sanctions. The Voice of America said a department official revealed the position on Thursday in response to the broadcaster's request to ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:40:17 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137969
<![CDATA[US Intelligence Chief: N. Korea Unlikely to Denuclearize in a Year]]> The U.S. intelligence chief says that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear weapons program in a year, although it is "technically" possible to achieve the goal in the timeframe.   U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats made the remarks on Thursday at the Aspen Security Forum in ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:54:53 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137968
<![CDATA[Kazakh Olympic Figure Skater Denis Ten Stabbed to Death]]> Olympic figure skater Denis Ten has been stabbed to death in Kazakhstan in an attempted robbery.  According to Kazakh news agency Kazinform and other local media, the Kazakh figure skater of Korean descent was stabbed by two unidentified men who allegedly tried to steal mirrors from his vehicle in Almaty ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:13:20 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137966
<![CDATA[China, Russia Block US Push for Halt to Refined Petroleum Exports to N. Korea]]> Russia and China have reportedly blocked the U.S.' attempt to secure a halt of refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more time and detail to review the U.S.' claim that Pyongyang breached sanctions.  According to Reuters and AFP on Thursday, the U.S. last week complained to the 15-member UN ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:53:30 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137961
<![CDATA['Russia to Send Home All N. Korean Workers by 2019']]> A Russian envoy says that Moscow will send home all migrant workers from North Korea by November next year to comply with sanctions by the UN Security Council.  Russia’s ambassador to North Korea Alexander Matsegora made the remarks on Wednesday during an interview with Russian news agency RIA ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:32:27 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137934
<![CDATA[EU Slaps Google with Record Fine for Pushing Apps to Android Users]]> The European Commission(EC) has fined U.S. tech giant Google a record four-point-three billion euros, or five-point-seven trillion won, for violating the European Union's(EU) antitrust rules. EC Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement on Wednesday that Google has used Android as a ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:19:16 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137933
<![CDATA[Pompeo: N. Korea Deal 'May Take Some Time']]> U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that reaching a denuclearization deal with North Korea "may take some time," echoing earlier statements by President Donald Trump.  [Sound bite: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo] "There's a lot of work to do it may take some time to get where we need to ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:02:12 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137932
<![CDATA[Foreign Minister: Summit Between Two Koreas, US Could Happen at UN General Assembly]]> South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says she cannot rule out the possibility of a trilateral summit between the two Koreas and the U.S. at the UN General Assembly in September.  The minister made the remarks to reporters on Wednesday during her trip to Britain for strategic talks with her British ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:41:34 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137931
<![CDATA[Trump Now Says He Accepts Evidence of Russian Election Meddling]]> President Donald Trump backtracked on comments he made following his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he does accept U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. At a joint press conference with Putin in Helsinki on Monday, Trump ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:47:40 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137907
<![CDATA[Trump Says 'No Time Limit' on N. Korea's Denuclearization]]> U.S. President Donald Trump says that there is "no time limit" on North Korea's denuclearization, reiterating that negotiations with Pyongyang are a process.  Trump made the remarks to reporters on Tuesday at a meeting with members of Congress at the White House, explaining the outcome of ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:53:16 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137901
<![CDATA[Trump, Putin Discuss N. Korean Denuclearization]]> Anchor: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first official summit in Finland on Monday. Although much time was spent seeking to dispel the alleged Russian election meddling in 2016, the two leaders did note that they discussed ways to cooperate on key issues, including ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:43:49 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137882
<![CDATA[VOA: N. Korea Breached UN Sanctions by Shipping Coal via S. Korea Last Year]]> North Korea reportedly transported its coal to a third country via South Korea last year in violation of UN sanctions.  The Voice of America(VOA) issued the report on Tuesday, citing information released by an expert panel under the UN committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea.  The panel said ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:40:19 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137872
<![CDATA[Trump Confident Russia Will Help End N. Korea's Nuclear Threat]]> U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that the U.S. and Russia will work together to end the North Korean nuclear threat.  Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday held their first summit talks at the presidential palace in Helsinki, Finland.  In a joint press conference after ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:21:11 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137866
<![CDATA[Bolton: Trump's Remarks on N. Korean Nuke Threat Should Not be Taken Literally]]> U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has suggested that President Donald Trump's remarks that the North Korean nuclear threat is over should not be taken literally. After returning from his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore last month, Trump tweeted that "everybody can now feel ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:44:51 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137839
<![CDATA[US, N. Korea Agree to Restart Joint Search for War Remains]]> U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. and North Korea have agreed to restart joint operations to search for the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War. Pompeo said in a statement on Sunday that the two nations agreed to recommence field operations to search for the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:14:29 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137835
<![CDATA[S. Korea Protests over Russia's Violation of Air Defense Zone]]> South Korea's Defense Ministry on Saturday summoned a Russian military envoy over Russian planes' violation of the country's air defense identification zone (KADIZ). The ministry said that Park Chul-kyun, deputy director-general for international policy of the ministry, summoned Andrey ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:18:32 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137833
<![CDATA[S. Korea Denies Report on US Rejection of Seoul's Proposal on Declaring End to War]]> South Korea has denied a media report that Seoul recently proposed to the United States declaring an end to the Korean War, but Washington rejected it. Local cable channel "Channel A" reported on Sunday that South Korea's top nuclear envoy Lee Do-hoon made the offer during his visit to the United ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:47:57 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137831
<![CDATA[US, N. Korea Begin Talks on Return of War Remains]]> Officials of the United States and North Korea have met for talks on repatriating the remains of U.S. troops killed in the Korean War. According to a government source in Seoul, the two sides began talks on Sunday morning at the truce village of Panmunjeom. Three vehicles from the U.S. Forces in Korea, ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:46:14 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137829
<![CDATA[Trump Praises Kim Jong-un as Smart, a Good Negotiator]]> United States President Donald Trump has repeated his praise of North Korean Kim Jong-un, calling him "smart" and a "good negotiator." Trump issued his positive views on Kim during an interview with the United Kingdom’s The Daily Mail, which was released on Saturday. When asked about last month's summit ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:32:22 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137827
<![CDATA[Trump Hints N. Korea Denuclearization May be Long Process]]> U.S. President Donald Trump hinted Friday that North Korea's denuclearization could take longer than hoped for. Trump was speaking at a joint press conference after holding summit talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Buckinghamshire, England, during which he also touched on North ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:54:00 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137825
<![CDATA[US Panel Rules S. Korean Roller Bearings Don't Harm US Industry]]> A U.S. trade panel ruled Friday that imports of South Korean tapered roller bearings do not hurt the U.S. domestic industry.  The U.S. International Trade Commission reached the decision after U.S. manufacturers of the product filed a petition claiming losses due to Korean imports.  The commission ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:09:19 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137823
<![CDATA[US Affirms Principle of Denuclearization Followed by Peace Regime ]]> The United States has reaffirmed its position that North Korea’s denuclearization has to come before a peace regime can be established, while Pyongyang is calling for a swift declaration to officially end the Korean War. In a written interview with Seoul-based Yonhap News on Friday, Katina Adams, a ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:59:38 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137821
<![CDATA[VOA: Anti-US Slogans Vanishing in N. Korea]]> Voice of America reports Saturday citing a Western diplomat stationed in Pyongyang that anti-U.S. propaganda has noticeably decreased in North Korea since the North-U.S. summit last month. In an email interview with VOA, the diplomat said that anti-U.S. slogans have clearly disappeared wherever you go in ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:42:41 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137819
<![CDATA[Moon Completes State Visits to India, Singapore ]]> President Moon Jae-in is on his way back to Seoul after completing back-to-back state visits to India and Singapore.  The president boarded South Korean Air Force One from Singapore's Changi Airport on Friday, following a luncheon with South Koreans living in the city-state.  During the meeting ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:10:11 +0900 International http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_In_detail.htm?No=137813