Kim Jong Un

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with NKorea's Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Kim Jong Un gains more power

North Korea has replaced its long-serving head of state with a close aide to leader Kim Jong Un, promoting a man who was placed on a US sanctions list last year for alleged human rights abuses, state media said Friday.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with NKorea's Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons.

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

Trump-Kim second summit in late Feb

US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

Surprise Visit: Kim meets Xi ahead of US summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday discussed an expected US-North Korea summit in talks in Beijing, Yonhap news agency said, days after Kim warned he may take an alternative path if the United States does not ease sanctions.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

NKorea could consider change of tack on denuclearisation

Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warns in his New Year speech after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement.

September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018
USA

US sends mixed message to Kim

Donald Trump and his secretary of state sent out mixed messages on North Korea yesterday, with the US President praising Kim Jong Un but Mike Pompeo saying Pyongyang still had "enormous" work to do.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

Trump receives note from NKorea's Kim, hails progress

Kim Jong Un tells President Donald Trump he believes their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expresses hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

Five reasons why Kim agreed to meet Trump

No sitting US president has ever met a North Korean leader before. The historic meeting on June 12 between US Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme leader Kim Jong Un ended with historic results. The meeting generated so much goodwill that the US President expressed his desire to visit North Korea and to invite the North Korean leader to Washington.

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018
USA

World avoided nuclear catastrophe: Trump

Donald Trump accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit, Pyongyang state media reports, as the US president says the world had jumped back from the brink of "nuclear catastrophe".

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

Trump, Kim arrive for US-N Korea summit

​North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrive in Singapore for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.