Ukraine making plans to pull troops from Crimea

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s government said Wednesday it has begun drawing up plans to pull its troops from Crimea, where Russia is steadily taking formal control as its armed forces seize military installations across the disputed peninsula.

In a warning to Moscow, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden declared the United States will respond to any aggression against its NATO allies, which include neighbors to Russia. Continue reading

Obama to visit tense border with N. Korea: reports

Obama will tour the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) during his visit to attend the March 26-27 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, Chosun Ilbo newspaper cited a diplomatic source as saying.

“Obama is expected to… comment on North Korea issues and may make a speech regarding the global community’s concerns on the North and the US’s determination to support the South-US alliance,” said the source.

Full article: Obama to visit tense border with N. Korea: reports (The China Post)