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Trump-Kim Summit Makes Front Page News in North Korea

North Korea’s state media outlets extensively covered dictator Kim Jong-un’s departure to Singapore on Sunday to meet President Donald Trump, calling the meeting “historic” and telling readers the two leaders will share “wide-ranging and profound views” on everything from denuclearization to ending the Korean War.

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North Korea: We Are Setting a ‘Good Example’ on Human Rights with ‘Politics of Love’

North Korea’s state news service KCNA issued a vocal defense of its abysmal human rights record on Tuesday, alleging that “socialist Korea” presents “a good example in guaranteeing the genuine civilization and human rights” in contrast to the free societies of the West.

North Korea’s state news service, KCNA, issued a vocal defense of its abysmal human rights record on Tuesday, alleging that “socialist Korea” presents “a good example in guaranteeing the genuine civilization and human rights” in contrast to the free societies of the West.

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North Korea’s Media Rail Against ‘Globalization,’ ‘War Merchant’ U.S.

After a respite following the announcement that President Donald Trump had accepted an invitation to meet with dictator Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s state media have returned with gusto to their usual invective against the United States, railing in columns published Tuesday against the “world [sic] biggest arms seller.”

Rex Tillerson visits China as North Koreans 'tire' of anti-U.S. rallies

China Puts on Its Happy Face: Xi Expects ‘Wonderful’ Trump Visit in November

Chinese President Xi Jinping told reporters while meeting Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Beijing last week that he expects President Donald Trump’s visit to the country to be “special” and “wonderful,” an outpouring of positive sentiment at odds with the consistent criticism of the United States in communist state media.

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Former South Korean Spy Chief: Kim Jong-Il Attempted to Keep Son Out of Power

The former head of South Korea’s intelligence agency, Ra Jong-yil, claims to have evidence that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il did not plan to leave his son, Kim Jong-un, in charge of the country, but a combination of infighting between an appointed committee and the younger Kim’s efforts to cement his hold on power resulted in his rise to leadership.