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In Seoul, Trump calls for North Korea to ‘make a deal’

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President Donald Trump, on his first day on the Korean peninsula, signaled a willingness to negotiate with North Korea to end its nuclear weapons program, urging Pyongyang to "come to the table" and "make a deal."
In a notable shift from his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea, Trump took a more optimistic tone Tuesday, suggesting that "ultimately, it'll all work out." And while he said the United States would use military force if needed, he expressed his strongest inclination yet to deal...
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UN food agency chief plans to visit N Korea amid drought

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United Nations, Nov 7 (AP) - The head of the U.N. World Food Program said he plans to visit North Korea, which is facing drought and "a lot of people starving," and will ask for greater access to the secretive nation.
David Beasley said in an interview with The Associated Press late Monday that...
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A Saudi-orchestrated resignation throws Lebanon into turmoil

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Prime Minister Saad Hariri's abrupt resignation over the weekend was bizarre even by the often twisted standards of Lebanese politics: He made the surprise announcement from the Saudi capital in a pre-recorded message on a Saudi-owned TV station.
Stunned Lebanese are convinced Saudi Arabia...
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Taiwan activists ask Trump to raise rights case with China

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Taipei, Nov 7 (AP) - Taiwanese human rights activists on Tuesday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to ask for the release of a man charged with political crimes in China during his visit to Beijing this week.
Trump should raise the case of Lee Ming-che when meeting Chinese President Xi...
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South Korean police on alert over Trump protests

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Seoul, Nov 7 (AP) - South Korean police were on high alert in Seoul on Tuesday to monitor protests by both critics and supporters of President Donald Trump as the U.S. leader arrived in the country amid concerns over North Korea's nuclear threats.
Under the close watch of police, dozens of...
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