Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island, June 12, 2018, in Singapore. Evan Vucci/AP After years of diplomatic wrangling, months of preparation, and weeks of uncertainty, President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a landmark…

North Koreans understand their government lies, but there’s one thing they don’t know, according to a defector

North Koreans understand their government lies, but there’s one thing they don’t know, according to a defector

Servicepersons of the Ministry of People’s Security met on August 10, 2017 to express full support for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) government statement. Reuters/KCNA North Koreans understand that their government regularly lies to them and feeds them propaganda that contradicts their current situation, but few understand the true discrepancy between their country…

North Korea’s top 3 military officials replaced as Trump and Kim prepare to meet

North Korea’s top 3 military officials replaced as Trump and Kim prepare to meet

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) attending the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People’s Army STR/AFP/Getty Images North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepare to meet…

TRUMP: The North Korea summit is back on

TRUMP: The North Korea summit is back on

North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Leah Millis/Reuters President Donald Trump on Friday said the highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was back on as originally scheduled. „We’ll be meeting on June 12 in Singapore,” Trump said. In response to a…

Top North Korean official arrives in US

Top North Korean official arrives in US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kim Yong-chol, left, arrived at his New York hotel ahead of meeting Mike Pompeo The right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York to discuss a historic summit. Gen Kim Yong-chol dined with Mr Pompeo after flying in from…

North Korea willing to talk ‚at any time’

North Korea willing to talk ‚at any time’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were set to meet in Singapore on 12 June North Korea has said it is still willing to talk „at any time in any form” after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision…

North Korea claims to have destroyed its nuclear test site in huge explosion in front of foreign media

North Korea claims to have destroyed its nuclear test site in huge explosion in front of foreign media

North Korea has claimed to have destroyed the Punggye-ri test site, which had been previously used for numerous nuclear tests. Officials from Kim Jong Un’s regime blew up tunnels at the site in front of some 20 foreign journalists from the US, UK, Russia, China, and South Korea on Thursday. Tom Cheshire, a Sky News…

North Korea calls Pence ‚stupid’

North Korea calls Pence ‚stupid’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mike Pence – a ‚political dummy’ says North Korea A senior North Korean official has accused US Vice-President Mike Pence of being „stupid” and warned of possible „nuclear showdown” if diplomacy fails. Choe Son-hui said Pyongyang would not „beg the US for dialogue” nor try to persuade them to attend…

North Korea takes foreign journalists to witness the destruction of its nuclear test site

North Korea takes foreign journalists to witness the destruction of its nuclear test site

North Korea gathered up some 30 foreign journalists on Wednesday morning for a trip to a mountain where it carried out a massive nuclear test in September — but this time, North Korea will be closing the site down. Journalists from the US, the UK, Russia, China, and South Korea gathered in Wonsan, North Korea,…

North Korea rips ‚denuclearization’ narrative from Trump with flashy, probably meaningless test site destruction

North Korea rips ‚denuclearization’ narrative from Trump with flashy, probably meaningless test site destruction

A file photo showing a different North Korean nuclear facility, in Yongbyon, being destroyed in 2008. Associated Press North Korea plans to destroy a nuclear test site in front of a handful of foreign journalists on Tuesday — a move that lets it shape a narrative of cooperating with the US without actually removing its…