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  • NKorea’s Kim arrives for summit with Russia’s Putin

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in the Russian city of Vladivostok for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from President Vladimir Putin while Pyongyang’s nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo.

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    Next meeting with NKorea's Kim likely in early 2019: Trump

    US President Donald Trump says he is likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in January or February and that three sites for their second meeting are under consideration.

  • Trump receives letter from NKorea's Kim

    US President Donald Trump receives a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the two continue to discuss Pyongyang's commitment at a recent Singapore summit to rid itself of nuclear weapons, but no second meeting is currently planned, the White House says.

  • World escaped nuclear weapons threat: SKorea president

    South Korean President Moon Jae-In says the world escaped the threat of war after Singapore summit, echoing US President Donald Trump's upbeat assessment of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Trump, Kim agree on denuclearisation

    US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledge to work toward complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy.

  • Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on menu as Trump-Kim meet

    The main course may be hard-to-swallow denuclearisation, but Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un also had a heady mix of Yangzhou fried rice and a dark chocolate tartlet ganache on their plates during their historic summit.

  • Trump expresses optimism amid summit

    On the eve of their historic and unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures, with Trump forecasting a “nice” outcome and Kim spending the day out of view.

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    Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore

    US President Donald Trump announces his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore on June 12.

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    Trump says date, place set for North Korea summit

    President Donald Trump says the date and location have been set for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, building suspense for the unprecedented talks, as South Korea said it would oppose a withdrawal of US troops from the area.

  • Trump says ‘good relationship’ formed with North Korea

    President Donald Trump confirms that his CIA chief secretly has met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea and says “a good relationship was formed” heading into the adversaries’ anticipated summit.

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    Trump says Xi told him meeting with Kim went well

    President Donald Trump says in a tweet that Chinese President Xi Jinping had told him a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had gone very well and that Kim looked forward to meeting with Trump.

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    NKorea's Kim met China's Xi on 1st foreign trip

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is treated to a lavish welcome by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a secretive trip to Beijing as both sides seek to repair frayed ties ahead of landmark summits with Seoul and Washington.

  • NKorean leader invites SKorea's Moon to the North

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", the presidential Blue House in Seoul says, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

  • ‘Trump’, ‘Kim’ thrown out of Olympic Opening

    People dressed up as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un cause a commotion when they appear in the stands at the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony before swiftly being shown out by security staff.

  • North Korea: No talks with US at Olympics

    North Korea has no intention of meeting US officials during the Winter Olympics that start on Friday, the KCNA news agency reports, dampening hopes the Games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North's nuclear weapons programme.

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    NKorea's Kim says engine test is new birth of rocket industry

    North Korea conducts a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station and leader Kim Jong Un said the successful test was "a new birth" of its rocket industry, the reclusive North's official media says.