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#Kim Jong-un

# 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

May 27th 2018, 8:38 AM 8,605 Views 28 Comments

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
# North Korea
# North Korea

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

May 25th 2018, 8:41 AM 8,380 Views 29 Comments

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
# Off The Summit
# Off The Summit

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

May 24th 2018, 5:30 PM 30,853 Views 74 Comments

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
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

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

May 20th 2018, 6:27 PM 11,590 Views 15 Comments

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
# Carrot And Stick
# Carrot And Stick

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

May 12th 2018, 3:16 PM 23,986 Views 59 Comments

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
# World Peace

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

May 11th 2018, 7:34 AM 32,844 Views 63 Comments

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
# It's A Date
# It's A Date

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

May 10th 2018, 7:58 PM 21,384 Views 69 Comments

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
# North South Relations
# North South Relations

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

May 2nd 2018, 6:56 AM 7,329 Views 13 Comments

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
# Pictures
# Pictures

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

Apr 27th 2018, 10:18 PM 17,833 Views 45 Comments

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
# Tired Mountain Syndrome
# Tired Mountain Syndrome

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

Apr 26th 2018, 8:21 AM 15,062 Views 11 Comments

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
# Progress
# Progress

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

Apr 21st 2018, 3:29 PM 8,799 Views 37 Comments

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
# On Hold
# On Hold

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

Apr 20th 2018, 11:45 PM 11,651 Views 66 Comments

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
# Secret Meetings
# Secret Meetings

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

Apr 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 7,818 Views 29 Comments

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

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un
# North Korea
# North Korea

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

Apr 18th 2018, 7:22 AM 8,418 Views 16 Comments

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
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

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

Mar 28th 2018, 7:01 AM 12,982 Views 39 Comments

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
# Foreign Trip
# Foreign Trip

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

Mar 27th 2018, 11:10 AM 26,132 Views 39 Comments

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
# Progress
# Progress

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:24 AM 7,721 Views 4 Comments

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
# North Korea
# North Korea

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

Jan 1st 2018, 7:37 AM 13,209 Views 24 Comments

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
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,308 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Progress
# Progress

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

Dec 13th 2017, 7:48 AM 5,039 Views 32 Comments

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
# Successful Test
# Successful Test

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

Nov 29th 2017, 7:02 AM 13,782 Views 44 Comments

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
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:18 AM 10,588 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Why Can't We Be Friends
# Why Can't We Be Friends

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

Nov 12th 2017, 11:57 AM 15,838 Views 59 Comments

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
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

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

Nov 8th 2017, 8:46 AM 8,900 Views 35 Comments

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
# Diplomatic Mission
# Diplomatic Mission

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

Nov 6th 2017, 1:00 PM 12,111 Views 63 Comments

“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
# North Korea
# North Korea

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

Nov 5th 2017, 6:21 PM 12,854 Views 34 Comments

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
# North Korea
# North Korea

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

Oct 24th 2017, 7:17 AM 12,076 Views 0 Comments

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
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

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

Oct 8th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,637 Views 59 Comments

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
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

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

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:40 AM 19,359 Views 0 Comments

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
# Unswerving Loyalty

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

Sep 24th 2017, 10:30 AM 31,553 Views 29 Comments

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'
# Threats Threats And More Threats
# Threats Threats And More Threats

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

Sep 24th 2017, 9:15 AM 36,915 Views 64 Comments

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
# Tremors
# Tremors

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 12:27 PM 36,034 Views 68 Comments

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
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 7:08 AM 38,377 Views 111 Comments

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
# Tension
# Tension

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

Sep 5th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,814 Views 47 Comments

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
# Mixed Message
# Mixed Message

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

Aug 30th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,140 Views 62 Comments

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
# Let's Take It Easy
# Let's Take It Easy

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

Aug 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,565 Views 38 Comments

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
# Freedom
# Freedom

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

Aug 14th 2017, 7:38 AM 13,433 Views 4 Comments

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?
# Good Idea Bad Idea
# Good Idea Bad Idea

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

Aug 12th 2017, 9:45 AM 29,377 Views 43 Comments

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
# Calm Down
# Calm Down

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

Aug 12th 2017, 7:43 AM 3,886 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Sabre Rattling
# Sabre Rattling

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

Aug 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,306 Views 95 Comments

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