Kim Jong Un

Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Koji Sasahara
December 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted. Ban, a former South Korean foreign minister, said "this is...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File
November 13, 2018 - 8:13 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang. The...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:20 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea's state media reported Monday. Diaz-Canel, who is in Asia on...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
September 24, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting the dangers of North Korea's nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he likely will hold a second summit with...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un raise their hands after watching the mass games performance of "The Glorious Country" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.
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September 20, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Foster Klug and Eric Talmadge, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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September 19, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with...
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South Korean Lee Keum-seom, 92, center, hugs her North Korean son Ri Sang Chol, 71, left, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
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August 20, 2018 - 10:19 am
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung , Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son on Monday, their first meeting since they were driven apart during the turmoil of the 1950-53 Korean War. "How...
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
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August 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Youkyung Lee, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and...
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In this June. 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore.
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August 02, 2018 - 11:25 am
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following up on their Singapore summit. The correspondence came amid fresh concerns over Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearization...
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A TV screen shows a satellite image of North Korea's Sohae launch site, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
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July 24, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in June. While Pyongyang could...
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