The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday proposed to resume talks with South Korea on tourism, an industrial zone and Red Cross-related issues in late January or early February.
A package addressed to US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano ignited on Friday at a postal facility in Washington, D.C. but was quickly extinguished and no one was injured, authorities said.
The United States will cut $78 billion in defense spending over five years, including a reduction of up to 47,000 troops.
G20 (Group of 20 major economies) should take practical action to help make a real difference to hundreds of millions of people.
Two packages sent to state government buildings 20 miles (32 kilometers) apart released smoke and the smell of sulfur when they were opened Thursday.
China said on Thursday that it supports and welcomes any contacts and dialogues between all the relevant parties, while vowing to continue efforts to lead the situation on the Peninsula toward a favorable direction.
A South Korean judge says she has sentenced a former U.S. diplomat to two years in prison over a swindling scam.
Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo overpowered a would-be hijacker as the plane landed at Istanbul airport on Wednesday, fellow passengers told Turkish media.
The US envoy for policy on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in Beijing on Wednesday as part of a flurry of diplomatic activity to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
DPRK proposes unconditional dialogue with ROK
The World Bank said it is issuing its first-ever bond denominated in China's currency, the yuan, in Hong Kong, as the country promotes international use of its currency.
The captain of a US aircraft carrier was relieved of his command on Tuesday after producing bawdy videos that featured slurs against homosexuals, simulated masturbation and inane toilet humor.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday called for an early ending of the inter-Korean confrontation and a new phase of the country's independent reunification.