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#Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Huh? Chinese social media users have been left stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

“Those who say it can not be done should not interrupt those doing it.”

# kim-jong-un - Monday 11 June, 2018

Donald Trump expects a 'nice' outcome from historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump announced that he would depart Singapore by tomorrow evening, meaning his time with Kim would be fairly brief.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious

The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit The Big Day This post contains videos

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit

The US President says it’s more about attitude than preparation.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 1 June, 2018

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 27 May, 2018

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

Donald Trump seemed to have put an end to the meeting planned for 12 June last Thursday. But now the situation has flipped once more.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 25 May, 2018

North Korea says its open to talks 'at any time' after Donald Trump axes summit

Donald Trump cancelled the summit yesterday, blaming it on a “trail of broken promises” and “open hostility”.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Trump warns North Korea against 'foolish or reckless' acts as he cancels historic summit

Trump and Kim had been due to meet in Singapore on 12 June.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 20 May, 2018

US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 12 May, 2018

US tells Kim 'give up nukes and we'll make you rich'... then North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear site

The vow was made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of next month’s crucial meeting.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 11 May, 2018

Donald Trump holds rally, tells supporters his Korea summit will bring 'peace for the world' World Peace This post contains videos

Donald Trump holds rally, tells supporters his Korea summit will bring 'peace for the world'

Trump also attacked the media and his predecessor Barack Obama.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Trump agrees to meet Kim Jong-Un in historic summit on 12 June

Singapore will be the venue for the meeting next month.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal

Seoul and Pyongyang have remained technically at war since the 1950s.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 27 April, 2018

Kim Jong Un 'filled with emotion' after historic peace meeting with South Korea

The North Korean leader and the South’s President Moon Jae-in committed to complete denuclearisation today.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 26 April, 2018

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 20 April, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China

The meeting would dismiss suggestions that China has been sidelined by North Korea holding summits with the US and South Korea.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 1 January, 2018

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

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

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles

Donald Trump said simply that “it’s a situation we can handle”.

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

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Minister of State John Halligan has had a briefing with the Department of Foreign Affairs about the situation.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Trump says he 'tries so hard' to be friends with Kim Jong-un - but would never call him 'short and fat'

Trump has referred to Kim as a “madman” and “Rocket Man”.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary

He gave the warning after a trip to the Korean demilitarized zone was cancelled due to bad weather.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 6 November, 2017

Leo says he won't be stopping his ministers at the airport if they want to travel to North Korea

“I am not the keeper of any of my ministers,” said the Taoiseach today.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un

The US President’s latest comments are much more measured than his previous “fire and fury” remarks.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.

# 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.