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#North Korea

# north-korea - Friday 15 March, 2019

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

# north-korea - Monday 11 March, 2019

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

Siti Aisyah was held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother.

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

# north-korea - Sunday 10 March, 2019

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report

The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.

# north-korea - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Friday 1 March, 2019

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

# north-korea - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

# north-korea - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam today and tomorrow.

# north-korea - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

# north-korea - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# north-korea - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

# north-korea - Thursday 3 January, 2019

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

# north-korea - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

# north-korea - Thursday 27 December, 2018

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Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal

Blyth Spartans have struck an unlikely new sponsorship arrangement.

# north-korea - Monday 17 December, 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

# north-korea - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# 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.

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