Kim Jong Un

Protesters hold signs during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
March 22, 2019 - 3:05 pm
UPDATED: 3:40 P.M. PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that he "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary. It's unclear, however...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2018, file photo, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she leaves after a court hearing at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Sadiq Asyraf/AP Photo, File
March 13, 2019 - 9:36 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Just four days ago, the future for Indonesia's Siti Aisyah looked bleak — she was two years into her detention in Malaysia and faced a possible death sentence if convicted of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader. Then the charges were unexpectedly dropped. With...
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People inspect the list of voters as portrait of a candidate for the national legislature is displayed on the left, during the election at a polling station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, March 10, 2019.
Dita Alangkara/AP Photo
March 10, 2019 - 10:19 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong Un, went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new lineup of roughly 700 members for the next session of the national legislature, though the vote was more of an endorsement than a competitive contest. Voters were...
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North Korea is reportedly restoring facilities at its long-range rocket launch site that it had dismantled as part of disarmament steps last year.
David Guttenfelder/AP Photo, File
March 06, 2019 - 9:38 am
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is restoring facilities at a long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps, according to foreign experts and a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by Seoul's spy...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
March 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that a congressional hearing Democrats arranged with his former personal attorney may have contributed to his failure to reach a deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump left his summit in Vietnam with...
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Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
March 03, 2019 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House national security adviser on Sunday described President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an agreement providing for verifiable dismantling of the North's nuclear sites. John Bolton, in three television...
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Lee Jin-man/AP Photo, File
March 02, 2019 - 9:51 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the U.S. are ending their massive springtime military drills as part of efforts to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis. The decision announced by both countries Sunday came three days after a high-stakes summit between...
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Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old undergraduate student of commerce from Virginia University of the U.S., speaks during a news conference in Pyongyang.
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March 01, 2019 - 10:35 am
UPDATED: 1:30 p.m . By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The family of Otto Warmbier rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday for siding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who denied knowledge of their son's maltreatment during his imprisonment. "We have been respectful during this summit...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the March First Independence Movement Day.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo
March 01, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday his government plans to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea. Moon's comments...
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U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
February 28, 2019 - 6:40 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — In open dispute, the U.S. and North Korea offered contradictory accounts Thursday of why the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un broke down, though both pointed to punishing American sanctions as a sticking point in the high-stakes nuclear negotiation. President Trump...
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