South Korea appears to be caught unaware and confused by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of next month's summit with North Korea. "We are attempting to make sense of what, precisely, President Trump means," said South Korean presidential representative Kim Eui-kyeom in a statement Thursday morning.
President Donald Trump's decision came shortly after a top North Korean diplomat insulted the vice president, but there may be more at play.
"It could very well be that he's influencing Kim Jong Un. We'll see what happens," Trump said.
A spokesperson for the Japanese foreign ministry called the mango mousse featuring a unification flag "regrettable."
President Donald Trump and the United States were roundly snubbed at this year's World Government Summit, just two years after President Barack Obama delivered the forum's keynote address.
The invasion of Crimea vies with interference in the US election as the number one topic.
Apple's Tim Cook, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Alphabet's Eric Schmidt and IBM's Ginni Rometty are among those expected to attend the meeting.
The United States has given its approval to China's One Belt One Road project.
'Confrontation is not inevitable,' China Daily writes.
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet for the first time on Thursday to discuss trade tensions, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and more.
The German leader is said to be meticulously preparing for her first in-person meeting with the U.S. president.
The British prime minister is seeking to cement international ties ahead of leaving the EU.
Tensions have been high since a September attack on an army base in Kashmir killed 19 Indian soldiers.