Kim Jong Un

North Korea's ruling party to meet amid 'tense situation': state media

Kim told officials they need to work more responsibly to carry out his strategy in the face of international pressure.

Apr 10, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Donald Trump says Cohen hearing may have contributed to North Korea summit failure

Trump and Kim met for the second time last week in Hanoi to try to negotiate a deal that would surrender some of North Korea`s nuclear weapons arsenal in return for sanctions relief.

Mar 04, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with North Korea's Kim

Kim arrived by train early in the day after a three-day, 3,000-km (1,850-mile) journey from his capital, Pyongyang, through China.

Feb 27, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

North Korea's Kim begins long train trip to Vietnam for summit with Trump: report

The reports of Kim`s departure from North Korea came after Vietnam announced that Kim would make an official visit in "coming days".

Feb 24, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begins train trip to Vietnam for summit with US President Donald Trump

The Trump administration has pressed North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons programme, which threatens the United States, before it can expect any concessions.

Feb 23, 2019, 19:54 PM IST

Days before summit, Trump raises prospect of easing North Korea sanctions

Trump said he and Kim had "a good relationship" and added: "I wouldn’t be surprised to see something work out."


Feb 21, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

North Korea may have made more nuclear bombs, but threat reduced: Study

Last year, the Defense Intelligence Agency was at the high end with an estimate of about 50 nuclear warheads, while analysts have given a range of 20-60.

Feb 12, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Donald Trump plans to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam on February 27-28: Report

It was not immediately clear what city the meeting would take place in.

Feb 06, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capabilities: UN report

The report to a 15-member UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters on Monday, comes ahead of a second planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

US envoy to hold talks in North Korea on Wednesday

US envoy Stephen Biegun said last week he aimed in working-level negotiations with his new North Korean counterpart Kim Hyok Chol to map out "a set of concrete deliverables" for the second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.

Feb 05, 2019, 08:15 AM IST

Time, location for summit with North Korea's Kim set, says Donald Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview on Wednesday he was dispatching a team to prepare for the summit to be held somewhere in Asia in late in February.

Jan 31, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

Second Trump-Kim summit likely to be held in Vietnam

The White House announced on Friday that the second Trump-Kim summit will take place "near the end of February" but did not say where it will be held.

Jan 21, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un again in late February: White House

During the meeting, the two leaders will hold talks over the steps taken by Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear and missile programmes.

Jan 19, 2019, 06:39 AM IST

China's Xi nudges North Korea, US to meet half way as second summit planned

Pyongyang has demanded Washington lift sanctions, imposed because of its nuclear and missile tests, and declare an official end to the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Kim Jong-un leaves for Pyongyang from Beijing

This was Kim`s fourth visit to China in the last year and came amid reported preparations for a second meeting between Kim and US president Donald Trump to resume denuclearization talks.

Jan 09, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un visits China after warning of alternate path to US talks

The visit, confirmed by North Korean and Chinese state media, will likely lead to Kim's fourth summit with Xi.

Jan 08, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

North Korean diplomat to Italy went missing

If confirmed, Jo would join a slowly growing list of senior diplomats who have sought to flee the impoverished, oppressive North under the rule of Kim Jong Un.

Jan 03, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Explainer: North Korea warns of 'new path', but options limited

State media have in recent weeks accused the State Department of risking returning to "exchanges of fire" of the past by ramping up sanctions, while crediting Trump for his efforts to continue talks.

Jan 03, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

North Korea may seek a 'new path': Kim Jong Un warns US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday that his resolve for complete denuclearisation remains unchanged but he may have to seek a "new path" if the United States continues to demand unilateral action from North Korea. 

Jan 01, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

North Korea's Kim inspects testing of newly developed 'tactical' weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the test site of a new tactical weapon in his first public "field inspection" since last year, hailing it as a "display of our rapidly-growing defence capabilities," state media said on Friday.

Nov 16, 2018, 10:07 AM IST