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#North Korea

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea Heartbreak

Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea

Dave Connell’s side will now take on either Japan or Russia for a bronze medal on Friday.

# north-korea - Saturday 6 July, 2019

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'

Alek disappeared in June but was later freed and deported from North Korea.

# north-korea - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits

Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

# north-korea - Friday 28 June, 2019

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# north-korea - Monday 17 June, 2019

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

# north-korea - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

# north-korea - Thursday 9 May, 2019

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs

It comes after Pyongyang carried out another military drill on Saturday.

# north-korea - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

# north-korea - Friday 26 April, 2019

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

# north-korea - Thursday 25 April, 2019

North Korea billed US $2 million for imprisoned student's medical care

Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after apparently being tortured behind bars and died days after arriving back in the United States.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

# north-korea - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# north-korea - Thursday 18 April, 2019

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

# north-korea - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

# north-korea - Monday 1 April, 2019

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty

The half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.

# north-korea - Friday 22 March, 2019

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'

Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.

# north-korea - Friday 15 March, 2019

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

# north-korea - Monday 11 March, 2019

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

Siti Aisyah was held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother.

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

# north-korea - Sunday 10 March, 2019

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report

The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.

# north-korea - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Friday 1 March, 2019

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

# north-korea - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

# north-korea - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam today and tomorrow.

# north-korea - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

# north-korea - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# north-korea - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

# north-korea - Thursday 3 January, 2019

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

# north-korea - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

# north-korea - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From The42 Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal Random

Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal

Blyth Spartans have struck an unlikely new sponsorship arrangement.

# north-korea - Monday 17 December, 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

# north-korea - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# north-korea - Sunday 4 November, 2018

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

# north-korea - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

# north-korea - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un

Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and the North Korean leader.

# north-korea - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# north-korea - Sunday 9 September, 2018

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade but doesn't flaunt its intercontinental missiles

The North has previously been hit with sanctions for showing off its intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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