North Korean leader Kim Jong Un orders boost of military strike capability

The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system. Kim Jong Un’s call for a full combat posture follows the U.S. seizure of a… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un orders boost of military strike capability

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives Russia for meeting with President Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for a summit he is likely to use to seek support from President Vladimir Putin while Pyongyang’s nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo. The armored train carrying Kim, on his first official visit to Russia, pulled into the quayside… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives Russia for meeting with President Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Russian president Vladimir Putin to meet this month

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will travel to Russia this month for talks with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Thursday, announcing the first Russia-North Korea summit since Kim came to power in 2011. The announcement coincided with a moment of discord in efforts by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to reach a… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Russian president Vladimir Putin to meet this month

Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

The failure of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to secure even a limited deal at their second nuclear summit means any breakthrough now depends on working-level talks that have made little progress since last year. The sudden collapse of talks on Thursday highlighted just how large the gulf between… Read More Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. 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. Trump flew into the capital Hanoi on Air Force One, touching down just before… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set to arrive Singapore for historic summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to land in Singapore today within hours of each other in advance of a historic summit over the reclusive country’s arsenal of nuclear weapons. The U.S. delegation, en route from the G7 meeting in Canada, will arrive Sunday evening, and Trump is… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set to arrive Singapore for historic summit

U.S. President Donald Trump cancels historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang’s open hostility, and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. Trump wrote a letter to Kim to announce his abrupt withdrawal… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump cancels historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

North Korea suspends nuclear program, scrap test site

North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North’s state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country no longer needed to conduct nuclear… Read More North Korea suspends nuclear program, scrap test site