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Moon Jae-in - Kim Jong Un - South Korea - North Korea

The two Koreas held a fresh round of talks at the DMZ on Monday to discuss the third summit, led by the South’s Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North’s reunification committee.

“If the issues that were raised at the talks aren’t resolved, unexpected problems could emerge and the issues that are already on the schedule may face difficulties,” Ri said at the end of the meeting.Read More →

North Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

“Now the hard work is really on the details,” Cayetano told reporters before walking into daylong meetings between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and their partners the United States, China, Japan and South Korea.

North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong-Ho, is attending the ASEAN Regional Forum, Asia’s largest political and security conference.Read More →

Kim Jong Un - North Korea News Headline Today

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated officials during inspections of a factory, power station and holiday camp, state media reported Tuesday, with analysts saying the reports show nuclear-armed Pyongyang’s desire to focus on economic development.

“Field guidance” visits by the leader are the mainstay of the North’s state media output, with Kim regularly shown giving “on-the-spot guidance” to attentive officials, their notebooks in hand.Read More →

Mike Pompeo

In Vietnam a day after leaving Pyongyang, Pompeo found what he hopes will be a better image: a communist country and former foe now thriving as a US partner. If Washington and Hanoi can put behind the wounds of war and their ideological differences, why can’t North Korea hope for a similar future? “In light of the once-unimaginable prosperity and partnership we have with Vietnam today, I have a message for Chairman Kim Jong Un,” Mike Pompeo said.Read More →

Moon Jae-in - Kim Jong Un - South Korea - North Korea

Two days of friendly basketball games winding up Thursday in Pyongyang were the latest in a slew of goodwill gestures between the Koreas in recent months. The women’s and men’s matches came just ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s arrival in North Korea on Friday for two days of talks over the future of the North’s nuclear program.Read More →

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un - North Korea - China - Politics News Headline

“We are feeling great pain due to economic sanctions. Now that we have concluded the US-North Korea summit in success, I want (China) to work toward early lifting of the sanctions,” Kim Jong Un reportedly told Xi, according to the newspaper.Read More →

Kim Jong Un - North Korea News Headline Today

In another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korea has decided to skip one of the most symbolic and politically charged events of its calendar: the annual “anti-U.S. imperialism” rally marking the start of the Korean War.Read More →

Donald Trump

“The existence and risk of proliferation of weapons-usable fissile material on the Korean Peninsula and the actions and policies of the Government of North Korea continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States,” Trump wrote.Read More →

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un - North Korea - China - Politics News Headlines

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing, Chinese state media reported Tuesday, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.Read More →

Kim Jong Un - North Korea News Today

China may not have been at the table for Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s historic summit, but it still scored a strategic victory and sent out a clear message: no one puts Beijing in the corner.Read More →