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# Kim Jong-un

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Kim Jong-un sent Donald Trump a 'warm' letter seeking another meeting
A second summit between the two leaders could happen before the end of the year.
Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'
The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.
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.
'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.
Trump tweets 'very nice' letter from Kim Jong Un as he stokes Brexit turmoil upon arrival in UK
Trump has a busy itinerary as he visits the UK for the first time as President.
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.
US suspends military training exercises with South Korea
The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.
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.
'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.
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”.
'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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trump agrees to meet Kim Jong-Un in historic summit on 12 June
Singapore will be the venue for the meeting next month.
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 '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.
North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year
Researchers have said the site is now unusable.
EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests
North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.
'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.
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.
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.
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 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.
'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.
Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'
Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.
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”.
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.