Tag: Kim Jong-Un

Kim’s sister says ‘no need’ for another US-N. Korea summit

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday there was "no need" for another summit with the United States unless Washington offered a "decisive change" in approach. Kim and US President Donald Trump first met in Singapore two years ago but...

North Korea warns South to drop ‘nonsensical’ denuclearisation talk

North Korea on Saturday issued another angry statement against Seoul, this time excoriating it for "nonsensical" statements on the stalled dialogue about Pyongyang's nuclear weapons. South Korea has been the target of a wave of angry statements recently from the North, which has accused Seoul...

N. Korea lashes South as Kim praises China’s Xi

North Korea condemned the South Friday for holding military drills, saying the situation was returning to before the diplomatic rapprochement of 2018, as leader Kim Jong Un -- whose health was the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks -- reached out to traditional...

North Korea’s Kim reappears after weeks of speculation

by Claire LEE North Korea's Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in nearly three weeks, state media reported Saturday, following intense speculation that the leader of the nuclear-armed nation was seriously ill or possibly dead. The North reported that Kim had attended the...

Trump says reports on Kim’s health ‘incorrect’

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was ailing, criticizing his frequent nemesis CNN for running the story. "I think the report was incorrect, let me just put it that way," Trump told reporters. "I'm hearing they...

Trump on N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un: ‘I wish him well’

US President Donald Trump wished North Korea's Kim Jong Un "well" on Tuesday but stopped short of directly commenting on the reclusive leader's health amid reports he underwent surgery. "I can only say this: I wish him well," Trump told reporters at the White House,...

Kim Jong Un’s sister rises in North Korea hierarchy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful younger sister has been reinstated to a key decision-making body, state media reported Sunday, marking her rise in the isolated nation. Long one of her brother's closest advisers, Kim Yo Jong was reappointed an alternate member of the...

N.Korea doubts prospects for future summit with US

US aggression and an obsession with disarmament mean another summit between Washington and Pyongyang is looking doubtful, North Korea said on Friday, even as it praised US President Donald Trump as "bold" and "wise". Washington has "done nothing for the implementing the joint statement" from...

Ivanka hails Trump’s ‘surreal walk in DMZ and relentless pursuit to make world a safer place’

On Sunday, Ivanka Trump became one of the few Americans who has ever step foot in the demilitarised zone called the DMZ between South and North Korea. She had the great opportunity to be there not only as the daughter of American President Donald Trump...

North Korea demands US ends hostility one year on from Singapore

North Korea on Tuesday called on the US to "roll back its hostile policy", a day before the first anniversary of a historic summit between its leader and president Donald Trump. The first-ever meeting between a North Korean leader and a sitting US president took...