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# North Korea

All time
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.
# fire and fury
'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.
# which is it
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.
# fast friends
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.
# Pentagon
US suspends military training exercises with South Korea
The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.
# Starvation
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.
# South Korea
'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.
# historic summit
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”.
# Meeting
'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.
# Summit
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.
# Confusion
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.”
# Boys Are Back in Town
'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.
# Summit
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.
# The big day
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.
# boxed out
White House rules out role for Dennis Rodman in Kim-Trump summit
“I don’t know what part the best rebounder in basketball has to play in that,” says Trump’s deputy press secretary.
# Nuclear Weapons
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.
# criminal justice
Trump holds meeting with Kim Kardashian days away from historic summit with North Korea leader
Kardashian was expected to meet aide Jared Kushner but in the end she met with President Donald Trump.
# Start spreading the news
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.
# summit's up
Trump says North Korea summit could still happen
Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.
# North Korea
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”.
# tense pence
North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance
Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.
# North Korea
Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance
Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.
# Nuclear Weapons
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.
# military exercises
White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump
Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.
# denuclearise
North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit
The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.
# carrot and stick
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.
# world peace
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.
# it's a date
Trump agrees to meet Kim Jong-Un in historic summit on 12 June
Singapore will be the venue for the meeting next month.
# Pyongyang
Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump
The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.
# Progress
North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month
Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.
# Diplomacy
North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'
Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.
# Good Neighbours?
'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.
# tired mountain syndrome
North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year
Researchers have said the site is now unusable.
# Pyongyang
'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.
# Progress
EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.
# on hold
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests
North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.
# secret meetings
'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.
# North Korea
CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un
The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.
# choi eun hee
South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91
Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.