Pyongyang has launched ballistic missiles into the sea in response to the new round of sanctions imposed by South Korea and the West. The North has also announced an end to all joint commercial projects with the South.
Donald Trump has called off a planned meeting with Kim Jong Un to avoid embarrassment. It's clear that Washington's all-or-nothing approach to peace talks with North Korea has failed, says DW's Matthias von Hein.
US President Trump's decision to scrap his planned summit with N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un could hurt Washington's ties to Seoul and damage Trump's credibility and reputation, say Chinese analysts. William Yang reports.
It says a lot about this White House that Donald Trump penned a letter to Kim Jong Un in order to call off the historic North Korea summit. In addition to being unusual, it also complicates the standoff with Pyonygang.
Pyongyang is demanding the return of defectors to the South, where there is concern that the government could accede to that demand in order to get discussions on nuclear weapons and security issues back on track.
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