How South Korea’s new president could shake up the region

Seoul, South Korea (CNN)South Korea’s new president is taking power at a turbulent time for the country and the path he carves could shake up the region. Conservative Yoon Suk Yeol of the People Power Party secured the election by a razor-thin margin Wednesday, pulling ahead of rival Lee Jae-myung by less than one percentage point. Yoon is […]

Former Top Prosecutor Yoon Suk-Yeol Wins South Korean Presidency

Conservative opposition candidate Yoon Suk-yeol was elected South Korea’s new president following a heated election, raising questions about the future of Asia’s fourth-largest economy amid the global pandemic and U.S.-China tensions. Yoon, a prosecutor-turned-politician of the main opposition People Power Party, will replace the progressive Democratic Party’s outgoing President Moon Jae-in, whose single five-year term […]

Ukraine and Russia Fail to Make Progress in Talks to End War

Ukraine and Russia failed to make progress in halting the war and bridging the vast differences between them at the first high-level talks between their foreign ministers since the Russian invasion began. Russia indicated it will continue attacks until its goals are met, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said after the meeting lasting about 90 […]