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#North Korea

# 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.

# north-korea - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

# north-korea - Friday 24 August, 2018

Donald Trump acknowledges North Korea is not making progress on denuclearisation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was supposed to go to the state.

# north-korea - Monday 20 August, 2018

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

# north-korea - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

The judge said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a “well-planned conspiracy”.

# north-korea - Friday 10 August, 2018

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

# north-korea - Saturday 4 August, 2018

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

# north-korea - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# north-korea - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before'

The nuclear deal with Iran struck by former President Barack Obama is one that Trump detests.

# north-korea - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Monday 23 July, 2018

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

# north-korea - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

# north-korea - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will also hold talks on the crisis with Japan and South Korea.

# north-korea - Saturday 23 June, 2018

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# north-korea - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# north-korea - Friday 15 June, 2018

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

# north-korea - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'

In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula

Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.

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.”

# north-korea - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

# north-korea - 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.

# north-korea - 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.

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White House rules out role for Dennis Rodman in Kim-Trump summit

“I don’t know what part the best rebounder in basketball has to play in that,” says Trump’s deputy press secretary.

# north-korea - 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.

# north-korea - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader

Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - 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.

# north-korea - 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.

# north-korea - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.

# north-korea - 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”.

# north-korea - Thursday 24 May, 2018

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

# north-korea - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

# north-korea - 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.

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

# north-korea - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

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