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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, pictured at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, are preparing for a second meeting

U.S. Ready to Continue Nuclear Discussions with North Korea

As the third summit meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in drew to a close, officials from the Trump administration signaled the United States is ready to resume discussions about eliminating North Korea’s nuclear program.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping make a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

China Applauds Moon-Kim Summit, Gushes over ‘Modern’ Pyongyang

The Chinese government and its carefully controlled media professed extreme pleasure with the summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un Wednesday, lavishing praise on the North Korean leader and gushing over the glimpse of North Korea’s “modern” and upscale capital city of Pyongyang.

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in

Kim Jong-Un to Visit South Korea in ‘Near Future’

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s third summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, held in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, produced an offer on Wednesday for Kim to visit South Korea “in the near future.”

This undated photo released on Sept, 12, 2018, from South Korea Unification Ministry via Newsis, shows a liaison office building between South and North Korea in Kaesong, North Korea. The rival Koreas on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, have opened their first liaison office near their tense border to facilitate better …

Koreas Open Diplomatic Offices Ahead of Next Week’s Moon-Kim Summit

The governments of North and South Korea announced on Friday that they had agreed to open two liaison offices, one for each country, on their mutual border that would allow for “round-the-clock communication.” The offices will be located in the same building.

Soldiers march in a parade for the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding day in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. North Korea staged a major military parade, huge rallies and will revive its iconic mass games on Sunday to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation.

North Korea Letter Renews Trump-Kim Second Meeting Plan

A new letter from North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to U.S. President Donald Trump sought to renew plans for a second meeting between the two leaders, and those plans are now in motion, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Monday.

Politburo Standing Committee member Li Zhanshu (L) met North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) during a military parade and mass rally to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of North Korea

Report: North Korea Still Developing Nuclear Assets

A report published by NBC News on Monday found several American officials confirming that evidence exists that North Korea has not begun dismantling its nuclear program, instead continuing to illegally subsidize the development of nuclear weapons.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (centre R) waves with China's Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Li Zhanshu (centre L) from a balcony of the Grand People's House on Kim Il Sung square following a military parade and mass rally on September 9, 2018. - …

North Korea Makes China the Star of Subdued Independence Day Parade

North Korea held a significantly toned-down parade on Sunday for the 70th anniversary of its founding; it lacked the usual display of nuclear-capable weapons but prominently featured China’s special envoy to the country, representing communist leader Xi Jinping.

United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the …

DOJ Charges North Korean Programmer in Sony Pictures Hack

The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with the massive WannaCry ransomware attack last year and an $81 million theft from a bank in Bangladesh.

The repatriation of US Korean War dead was part of the Singapore agreement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

South Korea: Kim Jong-Un Wants to Denuclearize During Trump’s First Term

South Korea’s special envoy to the North, Chung Eun-yong, met with Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang on Wednesday and said the North Korean dictator wants to denuclearize during U.S. President Donald Trump’s first term. Chung said Kim professed “unwavering trust for President Trump” despite recent diplomatic tensions between the United States and North Korea.

In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of Civil Defense displays the cluster bombs in the Khan Sheikhoun neighborhood of Idlib, Syria, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. The U.S. and Russia escalated their war of words over Syria Thursday as …

Report: North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs

An NGO specializing in the proliferation of cluster bombs released a report Thursday at the United Nations accusing the communist government of North Korea of continuing to build and stockpile the weapons.

In this March 30, 2015, file photo, marines of South Korea, right, and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during U.S.-South Korea joint landing military exercises as part of the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between the two countries in Pohang, South Korea. U.S. President Donald …

Trump: ‘No Reason to Spend Large Amounts of Money’ on Korean War Games

President Donald Trump published a statement from the White House Wednesday asserting that he does not believe that there is a good reason “at this time to be spending large amounts of money on joint U.S.-South Korea war games,” as his relationship with dictator Kim Jong-un is “a very good and warm one.”

In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South …

North Korea Blasts ‘Good-for-Nothing’ U.S. Military for ‘Gunboat Diplomacy’

North Korea’s state media chided America’s “good-for-nothing military moves” and “gunboat diplomacy” in a column Tuesday about an unconfirmed military exercise, the same day Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis confirmed that the Pentagon has no plans to cancel any other exercises with Seoul to show goodwill.

North Korea severely punished citizens for viewing foreign media, a defector said Monday. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

North Korean Defectors: South Korea Is Silencing Our Human Rights Concerns

North Koreans who fled the regime and live in South Korea say the government and major national institutions are pressuring them to treat the human rights atrocities they experienced as “taboo” and to refrain from criticizing the leftist government for warming up to dictator Kim Jong-un, the South China Morning Post reported Tuesday.