April 26, 2018

Will the North-South Korea talks be more successful than these historic summits?

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un are set to meet in a few hours on the border between their countries amid hopes the talks could lead to a formal end to the Korean War, or the beginning of a plan for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. With the promise of peace talks ahead, here is a look at five major summits in recent history, and how effective they were – or were not -- at creating and maintaining peace. 1..
April 26, 2018

Trump administration ends humanitarian program for Nepal

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that it will end the humanitarian protection known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepal with a delay of 12 months to "allow for an orderly transition." An immigrant advocacy group said the White House was turning its back on "vulnerable people." There are roughly 9,000 people from Nepal living in the United States with TPS - a federal program used to allow people to remain in the U.S. and work if the..
April 26, 2018

South Korea, North Korea prepare for historic summit

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- South and North Korea are bracing for a historic summit between its leaders Friday, with high hopes of setting the stage for a peaceful coexistence. But both nations are wary of how the results may affect the proposed subsequent meeting planned between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, an encounter the United States has said is tentatively planned for late May or early June. Seoul is confident that this third-ever summit between ..
April 26, 2018

North and South Korea summit: Who’s who in each delegation

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will sit down for a historic summit Friday and will be accompanied by the most powerful officials from both countries. The list comprises of all related parties who have worked out a meticulous process to materialize this summit into “spring of Korean Peninsula,” according to the South’s presidential office. Delegates who will accompany their leaders through the inter-Korean summit are..