North and South Korea agree to end war, denuclearise peninsula

North and South Korea have pledged to create a “nuclear free” peninsula, with both sides celebrating the developments. A joint statement from the two nations promise to pursue demilitarisation, end “hostile acts”, transform the DMZ into a “peace zone” and work on multilateral relations. “There will be no more war on the Korean Peninsula and…

Kim Jong-un Meets Xi Jinping in Beijing in First Known Foreign Trip

Kim Jong-Un has made a surprise visit to China, confirmed as his first known foreign trip since assuming power. The North Korean leader made unofficial the trip at China’s request and met Chinese President Xi Jinping, where he discussed giving up the country’s nuclear weapons, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua. Xinhua reported Mr…

Trump to meet with Kim Jong-Un to discuss denuclearisation

US President Donald Trump is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to discuss the possibility of denuclearisation, after a surprise invitation was sent to the US President. Relayed by South Korean national security advisor Chung Eui-yong, the invitation will set up the first meeting between a US president and a North Korean leader…

Rohyingya plight worsens as 270,000 refugess flee Myanmar

The United Nations has confirmed that around 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar after a violent crackdown on insurgent, leaving for neighbouring Bangladesh. Previous estimates of 164,000 refugees were revised upwards, significantly higher than previous estimates made by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. UN refugee agency spokeswoman Vivian Tan said that even the revised…