North and South Korea agreed on Friday (June 22nd) to resume reunions in August for families separated by the Korean War. It would be the first meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (June 22nd) invited his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in to an economic forum in Vladivostok in September, confirming his plans to host the leaders of both Koreas in Russia.
The Greek government on Friday (June 22th) said the country was "turning a page" after eurozone ministers declared its crisis over as they granted Athens debt relief under a bailout exit strategy.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Russia Thursday (June 21st) ahead of talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, which are expected to focus on economic cooperation and the situation in North Korea.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday (June 21st), Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.
President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster "strategic and tactical" cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North's state media said on Thursday (June 21st).
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today visited West Mosul, an urban area held captive by ISIS for three years until its liberation last summer. After walking among the bombed-out buildings that line its quiet streets and meeting with some of the first families to return, she urged the world not to forget the agonies they have endured – and not to ignore the new struggles they now face.
Kim Jong Un declared North Korea's unstinting "friendship, unity and cooperation" with Beijing during his third visit to China this year which ends Wednesday (June 20th).
The number of people missing after a ferry sinking in Sumatra has been revised up to 180 by Indonesian authorities on Wednesday (June 20th).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un briefed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday (June 19th) on his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
The death toll in a powerful earthquake that rocked Japan's Osaka on June 18th has risen to four, with over 380 injured, officials said on Tuesday, urging vigilance against landslides ahead of heavy rains.
China will take "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States government publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday (June 19th).
U.S. President Donald Trump just unveiled plans on Monday (June 18th) to impose 10 per cent tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods.
North and South Korea have agreed to hold a joint basketball match in Pyongyang and to form some combined teams at August's Asian Games in Indonesia, the two countries announced on Monday (June 18th), after a day of negotiations at their shared border.
South Korea aims to formally end the Korean War this year but will be flexible on the specific timing and format as the process requires consultations with Pyongyang and Washington, Yonhap news agency reported its top diplomat as saying on Monday (June 18).
These days, the Afghan people cannot hide their joy when they see government soldiers appear beside Taliban militants in the streets of the capital city of Kabul. An indefinite ceasefire has sparked great hopes of lasting peace for the war-torn South Asian nation.