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#North Korea

# north-korea - Friday 24 August, 2018

Donald Trump acknowledges North Korea is not making progress on denuclearisation
# Denuclearisation
# Denuclearisation

Donald Trump acknowledges North Korea is not making progress on denuclearisation

Aug 24th 2018, 7:31 PM 12,264 Views 29 Comments

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
# Reunited
# Reunited

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

Aug 20th 2018, 8:14 AM 17,427 Views 9 Comments

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
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

Aug 16th 2018, 10:12 AM 12,297 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dry Spell
# Dry Spell

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Aug 10th 2018, 10:26 PM 23,554 Views 25 Comments

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
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

Updated Aug 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 11,674 Views 58 Comments

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'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,874 Views 86 Comments

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'
# Strained Relations
# Strained Relations

Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before'

Jul 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,053 Views 40 Comments

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

Jul 24th 2018, 8:08 AM 16,872 Views 29 Comments

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
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:41 AM 26,715 Views 177 Comments

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'
# Which Is It
# Which Is It

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

Jul 7th 2018, 3:26 PM 19,114 Views 45 Comments

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
# Fast Friends
# Fast Friends

Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:05 AM 6,600 Views 33 Comments

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
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:15 PM 7,240 Views 34 Comments

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
# Starvation
# Starvation

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,851 Views 49 Comments

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
# South Korea
# South Korea

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

Jun 15th 2018, 12:03 AM 12,471 Views 28 Comments

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!'
# Historic Summit
# Historic Summit

Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'

Jun 13th 2018, 8:12 AM 8,882 Views 111 Comments

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
# Meeting
# Meeting

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 10:55 AM 43,380 Views 249 Comments

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
# Summit
# Summit

Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula

Jun 12th 2018, 10:16 AM 10,943 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Confusion
# Confusion

Huh? Chinese social media users have been left stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

Jun 12th 2018, 9:19 AM 62,299 Views 37 Comments

“Those who say it can not be done should not interrupt those doing it.”

# north-korea - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
# Boys Are Back In Town
# Boys Are Back In Town

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Updated Jun 10th 2018, 5:41 PM 25,072 Views 77 Comments

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious
# Summit
# Summit

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:07 PM 17,685 Views 62 Comments

The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.

# north-korea - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit
# The Big Day
# The Big Day

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit

Jun 7th 2018, 6:57 PM 7,736 Views 25 Comments

The US President says it’s more about attitude than preparation.

White House rules out role for Dennis Rodman in Kim-Trump summit
# Boxed Out
From The42
# Boxed Out

White House rules out role for Dennis Rodman in Kim-Trump summit

Jun 7th 2018, 4:41 PM 11,642 Views 10 Comments

“I don’t know what part the best rebounder in basketball has to play in that,” says Trump’s deputy press secretary.

# north-korea - Friday 1 June, 2018

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

Jun 1st 2018, 10:40 PM 14,852 Views 49 Comments

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader
# Criminal Justice
# Criminal Justice

Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader

May 31st 2018, 7:17 AM 46,786 Views 66 Comments

Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York
# Start Spreading The News
# Start Spreading The News

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

May 29th 2018, 7:29 AM 6,966 Views 20 Comments

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# north-korea - 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 8,578 Views 26 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.

# north-korea - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen
# Summit's Up
# Summit's Up

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

May 26th 2018, 9:45 AM 3,301 Views 11 Comments

Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.

# north-korea - 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 8,372 Views 27 Comments

Donald Trump cancelled the summit yesterday, blaming it on a “trail of broken promises” and “open hostility”.

# north-korea - Thursday 24 May, 2018

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance
# Tense Pence
# Tense Pence

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

May 24th 2018, 8:48 AM 13,377 Views 54 Comments

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

# north-korea - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance
# North Korea
# North Korea

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

May 22nd 2018, 7:50 AM 6,935 Views 22 Comments

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

# north-korea - 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 11,576 Views 15 Comments

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump
# Military Exercises
# Military Exercises

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

May 16th 2018, 7:45 AM 28,994 Views 57 Comments

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

# north-korea - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit
# Denuclearise
# Denuclearise

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

May 15th 2018, 8:29 AM 8,468 Views 19 Comments

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

# north-korea - 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 23,976 Views 59 Comments

The vow was made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of next month’s crucial meeting.

# north-korea - 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 32,819 Views 57 Comments

Trump also attacked the media and his predecessor Barack Obama.

# north-korea - 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 21,372 Views 69 Comments

Singapore will be the venue for the meeting next month.

# north-korea - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

May 9th 2018, 2:10 PM 12,207 Views 43 Comments

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

# north-korea - Sunday 29 April, 2018

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month
# Progress
# Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Apr 29th 2018, 9:43 AM 9,047 Views 36 Comments

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# north-korea - Saturday 28 April, 2018

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Apr 28th 2018, 3:15 PM 8,889 Views 39 Comments

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

# north-korea - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
# Good Neighbours?
# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,527 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.