North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embraced after pledging on Friday to work for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula,” punctuating a day of smiles and handshakes at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.
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Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Thursday 17 July.
Burma is among a “core” group of nations still receiving conventional weapons from North Korea, says a 2013 US Department of Defense report to Congress, made public on Wednesday.
The United States Department of Treasury added three Burmese corporations and a military staff officer to the Specially Designated Nationals List on Monday for their involvement in the arms trade with North Korea.
Thein Sein’s denial of a nuclear relationship with North Korea is evasive, and done merely to appease the US. It’s highly likely that Pyongyang continues to supply its ally with arms and know-how
The passing of Kim Jong Il shows that tyrants will eventually fall. It is in Thein Sein’s interests to restore his country to democracy, rather than be ranked in the same category
Reports suggest deal has been struck paving the way for Russia to develop 50km line beneath the remote Burmese capital
Hepatitis epidemic expected to kill five million in South and Southeast Asia over next decade as WHO pushes for better data
MV Light stopped by US navy patrol south of Shanghai under suspicion it was headed for Burma with a cargo of weapons