Biden’s strategy in North Korea is a far cry from Trump’s flashy diplomacy

And at a press conference here on Saturday, he didn’t seem particularly keen on a handshake with the North Korean despot. “It would depend on his sincerity and seriousness,” Biden said when asked if he would be willing to meet Kim. The days of glitzy leadership summits and other photo ops that defined President Donald … Read more

Biden’s strategy in North Korea is a far cry from Trump’s flashy diplomacy

And at a press conference here on Saturday, he didn’t seem particularly keen on a handshake with the North Korean despot. “It would depend on his sincerity and seriousness,” Biden said when asked if he would be willing to meet Kim. The days of glitzy leadership summits and other photo ops that defined President Donald … Read more

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim says virus progresses

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely unidentified spread. diagnosed with COVID-19 in its unvaccinated population and hinted at easing virus restrictions to feed a shrinking economy. The outbreak has raised concerns … Read more

Number of suspected COVID-19 cases in North Korea tops 2 million

SEOUL — North Korea reported 2.24 million people “with a fever” on Thursday night — a big jump from last week when the secretive nation acknowledged its first suspected cases of COVID-19. North Korea’s state-run Central Korean News Agency still makes no reference to the COVID-19 outbreak, likely because there are no test kits to … Read more

North Korea hails recovery as WHO worries about missing data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday more than a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 just a week after revealing an outbreak it appears to be trying manage in isolation as global experts express deep concern over public health threat. The country’s antivirus headquarters announced 232,880 new fever cases and … Read more

Live Updates: Fetterman wins in Pennsylvania and Trump’s Senate draft cruises to North Carolina

Republicans in Pennsylvania and North Carolina appeared poised Tuesday night to nominate candidates for key posts who have denied, disputed or questioned the 2020 presidential race, 18 months after Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory over Donald J. Trump in a Democratic election. . Senate races in both states and the gubernatorial race in Pennsylvania were … Read more

Voters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina test Trump’s influence in midterm primaries

PHILADELPHIA, May 17 (Reuters) – Voters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina picked candidates in critical U.S. Senate and governorship contests on Tuesday, providing another test of former President Donald Trump’s influence over the Republican voters ahead of this year’s midterm elections. President Joe Biden’s fellow Democrats are battling to hold on to their slim majorities … Read more

North Korea on the brink of Covid-19 disaster, experts say

North Korea is on the brink of a Covid-19 catastrophe unless swift action is taken to deliver vaccines and drug treatments, experts say, as the number of people believed to have fallen ill has risen to nearly 1.5 million. The isolated country reported another sharp rise in new cases of what it continues to call … Read more

North Korea mobilizes military, steps up tracing amid COVID surge

SEOUL, May 17 (Reuters) – North Korea has mobilized its military to distribute COVID medicine and deployed more than 10,000 health workers to help trace potential patients, as it battles a wave of coronavirus , state media KCNA reported on Tuesday. The isolated country is grappling with its first recognized COVID-19 outbreak, which it confirmed … Read more

North Korea reports new fever outbreak amid COVID-19 crisis

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday reported another big spike in illnesses believed to be COVID-19 and encouraged good health habits as a massive outbreak spreads to its unvaccinated population and military officers were deployed to distribute medicine. State media said the Northern Antivirus headquarters reported another 269,510 people had a fever … Read more