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# Kim Jong-un

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Trump says he 'tries so hard' to be friends with Kim Jong-un - but would never call him 'short and fat'
Trump has referred to Kim as a “madman” and “Rocket Man”.
'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary
He gave the warning after a trip to the Korean demilitarized zone was cancelled due to bad weather.
Leo says he won't be stopping his ministers at the airport if they want to travel to North Korea
“I am not the keeper of any of my ministers,” said the Taoiseach today.
Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un
The US President’s latest comments are much more measured than his previous “fire and fury” remarks.
Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene
Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.
Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea
The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.
Two women accused of assassinating North Korean leader's half brother plead not guilty at start of trial
Kim Jong-nam was killed by a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia last February.
Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'
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'
The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.
A 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea was a 'suspected explosion', says China
South Korean scientists aren’t so sure about whether it was caused by a blast.
Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific
The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.
'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.
Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation
His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.
North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack
Leader Kim Jong-Un warned the US of further “reckless action” in a TV address.
Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea
He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.
What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?
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
Trump has been engaged all week in verbal sparring with the North.
Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'
He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.
Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions
Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.
Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?
The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.
Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'
The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.
US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.
North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test
The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.
North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?
Like father, not necessarily like son.
North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.
North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.
Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle
He also gave a copy of Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys.
Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea
The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.
US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'
Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.
North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile
The launch is the latest in a series of provocative tests conducted by the hermit nation in recent months.
North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'
Last month saw North Korea threatening nuclear war if it was provoked.
New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace
Moon Jae-in was striking positive chords on his first day as President today.
North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.
Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.
Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane
The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.
North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.
North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile
The South Korean military reports the firing of an unidentified missile by its northern neighbour.
US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.
North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise
US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.
North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US
Donald Trump has said Kim Jong-Un would be “making a big mistake” to conduct a new nuclear test.