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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# North Korea

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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.
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 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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit
The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.
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.
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’.
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”.
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.
'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.
North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year
Researchers have said the site is now unusable.
'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.
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.
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.
Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang
It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.
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.
Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy
Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.
Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.
Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'
The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.
Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.
North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks
It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.
'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea
“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”
US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute
The US has accused North Korea of never being serious about the meeting.
US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South
South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.
US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting
Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.
12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team
Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has called on all Koreans to ‘remove mutual misunderstanding and distrust’.
North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics
They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.
Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics
They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.
Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack
It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.
'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii
People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.