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A 'beautiful letter' with 'small apology' by Kim Jong-un, says Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him North Korea was ready to resume talks on its nuclear and missile program as soon as US-South Korea military exercises ended.

Aug 11, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, US and North Korea to reopen talks

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un shook hands warmly and expressed hopes for peace when they met for the third time in just over a year on the old Cold War frontier 

Jun 30, 2019, 21:29 PM IST

In historic first, Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un and steps into North Korea

Donald Trump met Kim Jong-un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and then took 20 steps into North Korean territory before returning.

Jun 30, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

North Korea asks US to change 'hostile policy' day before summit anniversary

North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank sheet of paper". 

Jun 11, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

US President Donald Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on former Vice-Prez Joe Biden: White House

North Korea`s state-run news agency issued a blistering attack last week on Biden, who has been critical of the reclusive communist state in the past.

May 26, 2019, 21:15 PM IST

Trump says, he would be very disappointed if North Korea is rebuilding missile site

The 5-megawatt graphite-moderated reactor, capable of yielding five to seven kilograms of weapons-grade plutonium annually, was dismantled late last year, with no signs of reprocessing activities there anymore.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

UN warns of worst food harvest in North Korea in a decade

The United Nations has been struggling to rally donors behind its North Korea programmes, and said its 2018 "Needs and Priorities Plan" for the isolated nation was only funded at 24 percent.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Kim Jong-un back in Pyongyang after Vietnam trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back in Pyongyang after concluding his first official state visit to Vietnam and holding his second summit with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi, state media reported on Tuesday.

Mar 05, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

China urges UNSC to reconsider sanctions on North Korea

The Chinese spokesperson urged all parties involved to deal with the issue in a "responsible manner".

Mar 01, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Donald Trump's talks with Kim Jong-un collapse over issue of sanctions

"It was all about the sanctions," Donald Trump said at a news conference after the talks were cut short. "Basically, they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn`t do that."

Feb 28, 2019, 23:29 PM IST

Japanese PM Abe says fully backs Trump over North Korea no deal

Shinzo Abe said Trump, at his meeting with Kim in Vietnam, had raised the issue of Japanese citizens abducted by North Koreans agents.

Feb 28, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

Donald Trump meets North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Vietnam for second nuclear summit

Kim and Trump shook hands and smiled briefly in front of a row of their countries flags at the Metropole hotel in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

In his grandfather's footsteps, North Korea's Kim arrives in Vietnam

Even Kim Jong Un`s long train journey through North Korea and thousands of kilometres across China to reach Vietnam is similar to the grand train voyages his grandfather once took.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

The impersonator visited Singapore in June, when Trump and Kim held their first summit, and performed satirical stunts.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

US asked Russia for advice before Trump-Kim summit: Ifax

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

Vietnam was at war almost continuously for some 45 years, from the end of World War Two through to the early 1990s, battling France, the United States, China and Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge.

Feb 25, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Kim's peace train offers luxury en route to summit with Trump

It is not clear if Kim will travel all the way to Vietnam by rail - it will take him some two and a half days to do so - and it is possible he could stop on the way and fly.

Feb 24, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

North Korea warns of food crisis, slashes rations before next leaders' summit

The official name for North Korea is the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK). 

Feb 22, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one during summit in Vietnam

The leaders previously met in Singapore last year.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

John Bolton to visit South Korea ahead of Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit

The NSA has long been a sceptic of a diplomatic resolution to North Korea`s nuclear threat and made clear that Kim was yet to take concrete steps towards denuclearisation.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:21 PM IST