After decades of dominance, the US may be slipping from its strong foothold on the world. Ghida Fakhry speaks to several experts on recent US foreign policy and how effective it is.
South Korea's parliament on Wednesday passed a set of bills to fight air pollution that has blanketed parts of the country in recent years, with one bill designating the problem a ''social disaster''.
UN experts are investigating North Korea's alleged activities range from nuclear procurement in China to arms brokering in Syria.
The reports of North Korean activity raise more questions about the future of the dialogue Trump has pursued with Kim after a second summit between them broke down in Vietnam last week.
North Korea's recorded harvest was just 4.95 million tonnes last year, the United Nations said in its assessment.
Although North Korea and the US failed to reach an agreement over the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula at a recent meeting in Vietnam, Washington and Seoul departed from the tradition of carrying out massive 'war games'.
The decision by the two allies came after US President Donald Donald Trump's second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended without any agreement in Hanoi on Thursday.
The meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump broke up in disarray Thursday, with a signing ceremony cancelled and no joint communique issued.
US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi for a summit to discuss denuclearisation of Korean peninsula and lifting sanctions on Pyongyang.
Emulating his late father and grandfather, who took epic train trips when they were leaders, Kim set off on the long journey from Pyongyang, with a military honour guard seeing him off in the North Korean capital.
Ever since China banned imports of almost all recycled waste, piles of trash have begun appearing around big cities in South Korea.
US State Department senior adviser for security negotiations and agreements, Timothy Betts singed the one-year agreement along with South Korean Foreign Minister Kyung-wha. The deal has to be approved by South Korea's parliament.
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