Tag: Kim Jong-Un

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...

Half-brother of Kim Jong Un, killed in Malaysia in 2017, CIA informant–Wall Street Journal report

Washington—According to a Wall Street Journal report on June 10, Monday, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, Kim Jong Nam, was an informant for the CIA. The WSJ said that an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter” confirmed...

N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

by Claire Lee with Olivia Hampton in Washington North Korean state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked. But the United...

Kim woos Putin as N. Korean labourers toil in Russia

by Claire LEE While North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is wined and dined with Vladimir Putin in Russia this week, around 10,000 of his citizens will be labouring around the country to earn money for his government. Analysts say Kim is looking to strengthen economic...

S. Korea to mark summit anniversary, with or without North

South Korea will this week celebrate the first anniversary of a landmark summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- but Pyongyang may not take part, Seoul said Monday. The pair held their first meeting on April 27 last year in...

North Korea demands Pompeo’s removal from US nuclear talks

North Korea on Thursday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its banned nuclear programme, hours after the isolated state claimed to have tested a new kind of weapon. Describing Pompeo as "reckless" and immature, the foreign ministry said...

Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor

Activity has been detected at North Korea's main nuclear site, suggesting Pyongyang may be reprocessing radioactive material into bomb fuel since the collapse of a summit with Washington, a US monitor said Wednesday. The possible signs of fresh reprocessing activity last week come after a...

North Korean leader open to third Trump summit: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing meet with US President Donald Trump a third time if Washington comes to the table with the "right attitude", state media reported Saturday. Kim also said he would wait until the end of the year "for the...

Trump-Kim Jong Un 2nd meeting imminent, will resume talks on North Korea’s nuclear programs

After his much-talked about visit to China, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un leaves China with a possible second face-to-face dialogue with US President Donald Trump. China is Kim Jong-un' major supporter and a principal trade collaborator. Chinese President Xi Jinping is hoping that the two leaders...