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North Korea, U.S. spar over nuclear deal at Singapore forum

04 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE North Korea and the United States on Saturday sparred over an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June for the Asian country to end its nuclear program, as Washington called for maintaining sanctions pressure against Pyongyang, which in turn said it was alarmed by U.S. intentions. | Video

North Korea alarmed by U.S. attitudes but committed to nuclear deal

04 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE North Korea's foreign minister said on Saturday he was increasingly alarmed by U.S. attitudes toward the isolated state but said it remained firm in its determination to implement the nuclear deal it reached with Washington in June.

North Korea alarmed by U.S. attitudes but committed to nuclear deal

04 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE North Korea's foreign minister said on Saturday he was increasingly alarmed by U.S. attitudes towards the isolated state but said it remained firm in its determination to implement the nuclear deal it reached with Washington in June.

U.S. hopes spat with Turkey over pastor resolved 'in coming days'

04 Aug 2018

SINGAPORE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he hoped Americans detained in Turkey would be released "in coming days", following a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Singapore which both sides said was constructive.

Cyberattack on Singapore health database steals details of 1.5 million, including PM

20 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.

South Korea's Moon urges North, U.S. to move forward on ending nuclear programme

13 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday urged North Korea and the United States to move forward on a pact to end Pyongyang's nuclear programme, as a lack of firm steps by the North raised questions about its commitment to its pledge.

Singapore's GIC flags lower long-term returns in tough investment climate

12 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has trimmed its exposure to developed market equities such as U.S. stocks over the past year on high valuations, and cautioned it expects lower long-term returns in an uncertain investment climate.

Singapore's Temasek sees deals slowing as trade tensions bite

10 Jul 2018

SINGAPORE Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] cautioned it was looking to temper its pace of investments this year as trade tensions between world's top two economies ratchet up, after reporting a record high annual portfolio value.

In surprise summit concession, Trump says he will halt Korea war games

15 Jun 2018

SINGAPORE U.S. President Donald Trump made a stunning concession to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday about halting military exercises, pulling a surprise at a summit that baffled allies, military officials and lawmakers from his own Republican Party. | Video

Erleichterung und Skepsis nach Treffen von Trump und Kim

12 Jun 2018

Singapur US-Präsident Donald Trump und Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un haben bei ihrem historischen Treffen weltweit Hoffnungen auf ein Ende der Drohungen mit atomaren Katastrophen genährt.

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