One of the most visible parts of North Korea's nuclear program, the Yongbyon reactor complex is a central point of contention for diplomats trying to resurrect a deal after U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's Vietnam summit ended without agreement.
South Korea will work with the United States and North Korea to ensure they reach agreement on denuclearization, the South's president said on Friday, a day after talks between the U.S. and North Korean leaders collapsed over sanctions.
Salsa music and long tirades blasted through loudspeakers for days at a colonial church in one of Venezuela's toughest slums aimed at drowning out Monsignor Hector Lunar â€” an outspoken priest who isn't shy about criticizing President Nicolas Maduro, even from the pulpit.
Singapore plans to buy an initial four F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin Corp, with an option to purchase eight more, as it looks to replace its ageing F-16 fleet, the city-state's defense minister said on Friday.
Indonesian authorities had to amputate the leg of a victim trapped under rubble to pull him out of a collapsed gold mine on Sulawesi island, as the slow and harrowing rescue operation entered its third day on Friday.
Pakistan is preparing to hand over a captured Indian pilot as shelling continued for a third night across the disputed Kashmir border even as the two nuclear-armed neighbors seek to defuse the most serious confrontation in two decades.
North Korea proposed closing part of its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for the lifting of all U.N. sanctions except those directly targeting their weapons of mass destruction programs, a senior U.S. State Department official said.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that North Korea had asked for full sanctions lifting during a summit in Hanoi but lacked complete clarity on what it was prepared to offer on dismantling the Yongbyon nuclear facility.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to leave the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi at around noon on Saturday and depart from the country via the Dong Dang railway station on the border with China in the afternoon, a Vietnamese foreign ministry source said.
Bangladesh's foreign secretary says his country will need to stop accepting more refugees from Myanmar, and he says its government is being "obstructionist" about bringing back more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence.
Frontline police in New Zealand's Canterbury District on the southern island will be armed until further notice following three shooting incidents that sparked a debate on whether all police should carry fire arms.
Even as he announced the failure of nuclear negotiations with North Korea, President Donald Trump complained that annual military drills with South Korea were "very, very expensive"Â and said the South must pay more for them.