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Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

21 Apr 2020

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who is a revered figure in the country, is critically ill after he underwent surgery earlier this month, a CNN report said.

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

10 Jan 2020

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

30 Jun 2019

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

US President Donald Trump on Sunday created history by becoming the first ever sitting American President to set foot on the North Korean soil.

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

09 May 2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.

Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

13 Apr 2019

Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he's open to having the third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year.

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

09 Feb 2019

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

01 Feb 2019

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.

Trump hopes to meet Kim Jong-un in January or February

02 Dec 2018

Trump hopes to meet Kim Jong-un in January or February

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he hoped to organize a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.

Pompeo abruptly shelves plans to meet top North Korean official

07 Nov 2018

Pompeo abruptly shelves plans to meet top North Korean official

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.

North Korea threatens to resume nuclear weapons development

03 Nov 2018

North Korea threatens to resume nuclear weapons development

A day after it was reported that North Korea was readying its nuclear sites for foreign inspection, Pyongyang has threatened to resume testing and development of nuclear weapons if the US does not lift economic sanctions against it.

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push against Pyongyang

17 Oct 2018

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push against Pyongyang

North Korea's state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an "evil" attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations.

Kim ready to invite inspectors to N-Korea's nuclear site: Pompeo

08 Oct 2018

Kim ready to invite inspectors to N-Korea's nuclear site: Pompeo

International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, after a meeting with Kim Jong-un in which, he said, "significant progress" was made towards denuclearization.

Pompeo eyes progress over next Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

07 Oct 2018

Pompeo eyes progress over next Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate the second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump as he kicked off an Asian trip Saturday that will also feature a meeting with the North Korean leader.

Trump announces he will be meeting Kim in 'not-too-distant future'

25 Sep 2018

Trump announces he will be meeting Kim in 'not-too-distant future'

US President Donald Trump has said he expects to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "in the not-too-distant future" over the progress in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

2032 Olympics: North and South Korea will bid jointly

19 Sep 2018

2032 Olympics: North and South Korea will bid jointly

In a positive development, for two nations facing a diplomatic struggle, North and South Korea are planning to make a joint bid for the 2032 Olympics.

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

19 Sep 2018

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future", he said today after a summit with the South's Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim

19 Sep 2018

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North's leader Kim Jong-un opened a new round of talks at a summit in Pyongyang today, with North Korean nuclear arsenal high on the agenda.

South Korean team to discuss inter-Korean summit with the North

02 Sep 2018

South Korean team to discuss inter-Korean summit with the North

A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between Washington and Pyongyang.

North Korea still making 'nuclear material', says Mike Pompeo

26 Jul 2018

North Korea still making 'nuclear material', says Mike Pompeo

North Korea is still making nuclear material, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators.

Sanctions on North Korea will remain until 'final' denuclearization: Pompeo

08 Jul 2018

Sanctions on North Korea will remain until 'final' denuclearization: Pompeo

Sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until Pyongyang achieves "final" denuclearization, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

27 Jun 2018

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements at its Yongbyon nuclear research facility, monitoring website "38 North" said today.

North Korea was an incredible experience; had tremendous success: Trump

22 Jun 2018

North Korea was an incredible experience; had tremendous success: Trump

US President Donald Trump today told his cabinet members that he had "tremendous success" with North Korea, more than a week after his historic meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Kim Jong-un wraps up China visit; hails 'unity' with Beijing

20 Jun 2018

Kim Jong-un wraps up China visit; hails 'unity' with Beijing

Kim Jong-un wrapped up today his third visit to China this year, declaring North Korea's unstinting "friendship" with Beijing a show of loyalty to his main ally following a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump.

Kim Jong-un's two-day visit to China following Trump summit

19 Jun 2018

Kim Jong-un's two-day visit to China following Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is on a two-day visit to China's capital Beijing, only a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump, the Chinese state media reported today.

People of world deserve future of security and peace: Trump

16 Jun 2018

People of world deserve future of security and peace: Trump

Observing that the world has seen more than enough conflict, US President Donald Trump said the people of America, the Koreans, and the world deserve a future of security and peace.

At Trump-Kim summit, Singapore brought US, NKorea, China onto dining-plates

12 Jun 2018

At Trump-Kim summit, Singapore brought US, NKorea, China onto dining-plates

The Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meet was a historic event, and host Singapore was determined to make each aspect significant, including food.

Singapore: Indian-origin-man spends Rs. 38,000 to catch glimpse of Trump

12 Jun 2018

Singapore: Indian-origin-man spends Rs. 38,000 to catch glimpse of Trump

An Indian-origin man from Malaysia went to Singapore and spent $573 (over Rs. 38,000) to put up at a luxury hotel for one night so that he could get a chance to meet US President Donald Trump ahead of his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Trump describes his first-ever meeting with Kim as 'really fantastic'

12 Jun 2018

Trump describes his first-ever meeting with Kim as 'really fantastic'

US President Donald Trump described his first-ever historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "really fantastic" and said they agreed to "sign" an unspecified document after their "very positive" summit.

NKorea agrees to "completely denuclearize" at Singapore summit: Reports

12 Jun 2018

NKorea agrees to "completely denuclearize" at Singapore summit: Reports

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have signed a "pretty comprehensive" and "historic" document.

Trump, Kim welcome Singapore summit with a historic handshake

12 Jun 2018

Trump, Kim welcome Singapore summit with a historic handshake

It was a mark of how far US President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un have come in their diplomacy the last few months.

Singapore: US, North Korea officials meet for final summit preparations

11 Jun 2018

Singapore: US, North Korea officials meet for final summit preparations

North Korean and US negotiators met in Singapore today for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.

Everyone's robbing us: Trump targets India over import tariff

11 Jun 2018

Everyone's robbing us: Trump targets India over import tariff

Leaving the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada, US President Donald Trump once again targeted economies including India for using his country as a piggy bank, as he criticized the import tariff policies.

After 'secret' China-visit, Kim Jong-un undertakes mysterious trip to Singapore

10 Jun 2018

After 'secret' China-visit, Kim Jong-un undertakes mysterious trip to Singapore

Talk about security. North Korean leader Kim Jong un headed off for his much-awaited meet with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in the quietest way possible.

One-time shot at peace: Trump on summit with Kim Jong-un

10 Jun 2018

One-time shot at peace: Trump on summit with Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump's 12 June Singapore Summit for an unprecedented summit is an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with Trump calling it a "one time shot" at peace.

Kim personally confirmed NKorea is prepared to denuclearize: Mike Pompeo

08 Jun 2018

Kim personally confirmed NKorea is prepared to denuclearize: Mike Pompeo

After much speculations, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced today that NKorea has confirmed its willingness to denuclearize.

Washington: Trump meets Abe before talks with Kim Jong-un

08 Jun 2018

Washington: Trump meets Abe before talks with Kim Jong-un

With five days to go for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US President Donald Trump on Thursday met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington, who wants his voice heard ahead of the unprecedented talks.

North Korea dismantles major nuclear site at Punggye-ri

24 May 2018

North Korea dismantles major nuclear site at Punggye-ri

The Punggye-ri nuclear site in North Korea has been completely dismantled, claim multiple media reports.

North Korea sends three Americans home ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

10 May 2018

North Korea sends three Americans home ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Three Americans- Kim Dong-chul, Kim Hak-song, and Kim Sang-duk, held captive in North Korea reached the United States on Thursday with President Donald Trump appreciating the gesture of North's supreme leader, Kim Jong-un.

North Korea changes time zone to match South Korea's

05 May 2018

North Korea changes time zone to match South Korea's

After last week's historic North Korea-South Korea summit, Pyongyang has changed its time zone to match South Korea's, said a release by the state media.

As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?

01 May 2018

As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?

The world witnessed a historic handshake between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, on Friday.