Articles tagged 'kim jong un'

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet 12 June 2018 SINGAPORE - Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have sat down for unprecedented talks between the leaders of two long-hostile nations, as the world watches anxiously for signs of a peace deal and an agreement on the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Trump and Kim met privately from 9:05am loc...
Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un Singapore summit on June 12 6 June 2018 WASHINGTON - After what seemed like an endless back-and-forth, a highly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12 is officially on - again. Trump made the announcement on Friday after welcoming Kim Jong-un's right-hand man,...
BBC journalists expelled from North Korea 9 May 2016 PYONGYANG - BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and his team have been expelled from North Korea after being detained over their reporting. Our correspondent, producer Maria Byrne and cameraman Matthew Goddard were stopped by officials on Friday as they were about to leave North Korea. ...
North Korea 'will only use nuclear arms if attacked' 8 May 2016 PYONGYANG - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed on by others, state media reported. Speaking spoke in Pyongyang on Saturday to thousands of delegates gathered for the first Workers' Party congress in more than 35...
North Korea powerbroker 'dismissed' 3 December 2013 PYONGYANG - A powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been removed from his post, South Korean media reports say. Citing South Korea's intelligence agency, they say Chang Song-thaek, 67, lost his position as vice-chairman of the North's top military body. Two close aides were ...