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#Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 2 October, 2017

Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial

Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 23 September, 2017

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea was a 'suspected explosion', says China

South Korean scientists aren’t so sure about whether it was caused by a blast.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 22 September, 2017

Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific

The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack

Leader Kim Jong-Un warned the US of further “reckless action” in a TV address.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 14 August, 2017

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 12 August, 2017

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?

North Korea plans to attack the tiny Pacific island this week.

China urges Trump not to use 'words and deeds to exacerbate' North Korea situation

Trump has been engaged all week in verbal sparring with the North.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 11 August, 2017

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'

He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen' Nuclear Threat This post contains videos

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'

The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 29 July, 2017

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 23 June, 2017

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle

He also gave a copy of Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 3 June, 2017

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 21 May, 2017

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

The launch is the latest in a series of provocative tests conducted by the hermit nation in recent months.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 13 May, 2017

North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'

Last month saw North Korea threatening nuclear war if it was provoked.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace

Moon Jae-in was striking positive chords on his first day as President today.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 5 May, 2017

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 1 May, 2017

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 28 April, 2017

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile

The South Korean military reports the firing of an unidentified missile by its northern neighbour.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 23 April, 2017

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 13 April, 2017

North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US

Donald Trump has said Kim Jong-Un would be “making a big mistake” to conduct a new nuclear test.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 3 April, 2017

Donald Trump: 'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'

Trump spoke on the matter ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

North Korea says it's launching missiles as training for real-life strikes on US bases

Donald Trump has described North Korea as a “big, big problem”.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court Media Frenzy This post contains videos

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court

Kim suffered an agonising death within 20 minutes of being attacked.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Tom Clonan: Nerve, blood and choking agents sending state-sponsored message of terror

VX is a weapon of incredible cruelty and terror, writes security expert Tom Clonan.

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