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North Korea says summit deal "in danger" from "hostile U.S. policy"

North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to “withdraw its hostile policy” towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become “a blank sheet of paper”.

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‘Repressed’ North Korea Ex-Nuclear Envoy Seen with Kim Jong Un

North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, DPRK state media reported, despite the rumours that the former spymaster was repressed after the failure of the negotiations with the US.

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Factory tour for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on secretive Beijing visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly visited a pharmaceutical factory in China on Wednesday (Jan 9) as he seeks economic support from his key ally along with diplomatic backing before his expected summit with Donald Trump.

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DPRK Leader Ready to Let Inspectors See Yongbyon Nuclear Facilities – Reports

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed readiness to allow inspectors to see nuclear facilities in Yongbyon, Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday citing a diplomatic source.

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

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.

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South Korean envoys leave for Pyongyang for summit preparation

South Korean envoys headed to Pyongyang on Wednesday morning to discuss details for the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month.

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S. Korean, U.S. diplomats discuss Washington’s Indo-Pacific strategy

South Korean and U.S. diplomats held talks over Washington’s Indo-Pacific strategy on Friday, drawing fresh attention to whether Seoul will join the new geopolitical initiative seen as targeting an assertive China.

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South Koreans cross DMZ into North Korea for rare family reunions

A group of mostly elderly South Koreans crossed into North Korea Monday to reunite with family members many haven’t seen nor heard from since the Korean War broke out 68 years ago.

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Kim Jong-un Steps up Criticism of U.S. Ahead of Pompeo Visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last week complained that U.S. sanctions are making life difficult for his isolated country.

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Koreans to meet after decades apart

Brothers Lee Soo-nam and Ri Jong Song, aged 76 and 85, will be among hundreds of Koreans who will be reunited after more than six decades since they were separated during the Korean War.

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Judge Says Kim Jong-nam’s Murder Could Be Political, No Evidence to Prove It

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of the Korean leader Kim-Jong-un, was allegedly killed in Malaysia in February 2017 with a nerve agent by two women. They have later pleaded not guilty, stressing they thought it was a part of a reality TV show.

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South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization at Sept summit

A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step toward denuclearization of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end the Korean War, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.

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Moon says Pyongyang summit to be ‘bold step’ towards ending war

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a “bold step” towards formally ending the decades-old war with the nuclear-armed North.

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N.Korean Restaurants in China Poised to Reopen

North Korean restaurants in China that shut down under sanctions against North Korea are preparing to reopen, Radio Free Asia reported Friday.

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US military commander: On North Korea, the lack of trust is the enemy

The top US military commander on the Korean peninsula said Friday that even as the United States and North Korea work on easing tensions and working toward denuclearization, diplomacy between the two nations was operating in an environment “void of trust.”

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North Korean leader inspects island areas near China

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited island areas near China, the country’s state media said Saturday, marking his first inspection following his historic summit with the US leader, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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