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Trump says summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 17:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Kim, Washington, Moon

The US leader says the North must meet certain conditions for the summit to go ahead next month.
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Why North Korea is destroying its nuclear test site

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 23:32

Kim Jong-un's pledge is a step towards ending the nuclear programme but isn't 'denuclearisation'
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North Korea summit: Trump says deal with US will save Kim Jong-un

Friday, May 18th 2018, 13:21
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US president's remarks came after what North Korea saw as a threat to its leader's future.
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The word Trump and Kim can't agree on

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 23:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kim, Trump

The US and North Korea have very different ideas on what denuclearisation means.
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North Korea summit: US hopeful Trump-Kim meet will go ahead

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 17:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

North Korea says it may cancel the meeting after a top Trump aide's "reckless" remarks.
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North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 13:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Trump

Pyongyang attacks US "provocation" and says it will not be forced to give up its nuclear weapons.
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Kim Jong-un: What's it like having the same name as a North Korean leader?

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 23:44

It's not easy being a South Korean with the same name as a North Korean leader.
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North Korea pledges to dismantle nuclear site in May ceremony

Saturday, May 12th 2018, 18:56
related places: Pyongyang

The North says it will break up the site this month, ahead of the unprecedented Trump-Kim meeting.
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Trump-Kim summit: Iran deal pull-out casts shadow

Saturday, May 12th 2018, 0:24
related countries: Iran Iran

Strategic patience will be required by Donald Trump for a solution in North Korea, PJ Crowley writes.
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The North Korean YouTuber pushing for peace

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 23:08

Thousands of people watch this YouTuber talk about life in North Korea.
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Trump-Kim Jong-un summit set for Singapore on 12 June

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 16:58
related countries: Singapore Singapore, United States United States

The first meeting between sitting North Korean and US leaders will take place on 12 June.
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North Korea summit: Trump greets freed American detainees

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 10:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

President Trump welcomes home the three US detainees, released ahead of his summit with Kim Jong-un.
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Trump welcomes three Americans released by North Korea

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 7:37
related countries: United States United States

Three American detainees held by North Korea were welcomed home by President Trump.
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North Korea frees three US detainees ahead of Trump summit

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 17:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is returning with "three wonderful gentlemen", Mr Trump tweets.
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Korean Air: Chair's wife in travel ban over abuse claims

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 13:00

The wife of Korean Air's chair is under a travel ban after being accused of abusive behaviour.
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Pompeo in North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim talks

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 8:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Trump

There is growing speculation the US secretary of state could bring home three jailed Americans.
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US 'provocation' threatens peace, says North Korea

Sunday, May 6th 2018, 8:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The North says tough words from Washington could ruin the atmosphere of Korean reconciliation.
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Korean Air: Masked staff protest against company family

Friday, May 4th 2018, 18:17

Employees wear disguises to vent their anger against "abuses" by the company's controlling family.
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North Korea-US talks: Who are North Korea's American detainees?

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 20:24
related countries: United States United States

The trio were held for "hostile acts" in North Korea, but they may be closer to release.
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Korean table tennis teams opt to unite

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 11:53
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sport once again demonstrates its ability to rebuild bridges, with a unified Korean side due to compete in the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Sweden.
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North Korea: Chinese foreign minister to visit Pyongyang after historic talks

Monday, April 30th 2018, 5:22
related countries: China China
related places: Pyongyang

The visit is part of a diplomatic flurry between Friday's historic summit and Trump-Kim talks.
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North Korea: 'Real opportunity' for nuclear deal, Pompeo says

Sunday, April 29th 2018, 15:12
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments came as North Korea said it was closing a nuclear test site.
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North Korea nuclear test site to close in May, South Korea says

Sunday, April 29th 2018, 6:22

A South Korean spokesman says the closure will be done in public with foreign experts invited.
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Koreas summit: North Korean media hail 'historic' meeting

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 14:09

In a rare move, Pyongyang's state media hails declaration for peace and denuclearisation.
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Korea summit: When war ends but peace is out of reach

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 12:31

Sometimes, like on the Korean peninsula, agreeing peace after war can take decades or even centuries.
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Korean summit: Welcoming Kim Jong-un with pomp and peace rituals

Friday, April 27th 2018, 18:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Moon Jae-in has welcomed the North Korean leader with a series of symbolic rituals.
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North Korea: Otto Warmbier's family sues over son's death

Friday, April 27th 2018, 10:20

Otto Warmbier died days after being released from a North Korean jail in July 2017.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un pledges 'new history' with South Korea

Friday, April 27th 2018, 8:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-un calls a symbolic summit with South Korea the "starting point" for peace.
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Kim Jong-un crosses Korean border for summit

Friday, April 27th 2018, 3:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea

He is the first North Korean leader to cross the military line into South Korea since the end of the Korean War.
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South Korea fishermen sail near the North and dream of unification

Thursday, April 26th 2018, 23:02

South Korean fishermen have feared a war with the North for years but hope things are getting better.
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Kim Jong-un to meet Moon Jae-in at Korean border for summit

Thursday, April 26th 2018, 15:00

Final details are announced for Friday's historic meeting between the two Korean leaders.
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Korean talks: What will come from Kim-Moon meeting?

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 23:18

The talks are unlikely to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons but could bring the countries closer.
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'Why I performed magic in North Korea'

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 23:15
related places: Pyongyang

A Singaporean magician explains how he ended up performing in a Pyongyang arts festival.
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Japan objects to Korean summit dessert

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 10:30
related countries: Japan Japan

The mango mousse shows a map of the Koreas, complete with islands claimed by Japan.
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Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 3:31
related countries: China China

The reporting on the deaths of 32 Chinese tourists is a rare admission of negative news from North Korea.
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South Korean youths: 'We're too busy for reunification'

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 23:52

Young South Koreans aren't sure the two Koreas will become one again someday.
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South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 10:41

South Korea says silencing the propaganda broadcasts will help set the mood for the inter-Korean summit.
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Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

Sunday, April 22nd 2018, 12:14

The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.
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How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privileged

Saturday, April 21st 2018, 23:03
related places: Pyongyang

The way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
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North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed

Saturday, April 21st 2018, 11:46

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.
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North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests', says Kim Jong-un

Saturday, April 21st 2018, 6:54

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by the US, South Korea and China.
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North Korea undergoes an image change ahead of summits

Friday, April 20th 2018, 13:59
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang softens its rhetoric toward its neighbours and gives Kim Jong-un a minor makeover as high level meetings loom.
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K-foreign: The hidden Westerners in Korean drama

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 23:01

South Koreans dominate the K-drama industry, but what if you're a foreigner trying to make it big?
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Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 9:51
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The US president and Japanese PM agree maximum pressure will be kept on North Korea.
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A beginner's guide to negotiating with Kim Jong-un

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 0:06

Experts explain how Donald Trump might avoid diplomatic gaffes and forge peace with North Korea.
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Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo's secret trip to N Korea

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 16:16
related countries: United States United States

CIA chief Mike Pompeo formed a "good relationship" with North Korea's leader, the US leader tweets.
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Choi Eun-hee: South Korean actress who was kidnapped by North dies

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 14:29

She was kidnapped under the orders of then leader Kim Jong-il before escaping years later.
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Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended 'for throwing water'

Monday, April 16th 2018, 11:42

Korean Air suspends one of its top executives while police investigate her for abusive behaviour.
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North Korea's secret slave gangs

Monday, April 16th 2018, 0:55

North Korean workers are being exported to make money for the government, a BBC investigation finds.
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South Korean basketball is cutting foreign players down to size

Friday, April 13th 2018, 9:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's height limit on foreign players has led some to resort to unusual methods to make the cut.
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Korean Air CEO's daughter sorry for tantrum in meeting

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 15:54

Korean Air CEO's daughter apologises amid media reports of her throwing water during a meeting.
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Kim Jong-un makes first official mention of US talks

Tuesday, April 10th 2018, 8:06
related countries: United States United States

The summit would be the first between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader.
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N Korea-US talks: Pyongyang 'ready to discuss' nuclear programme

Monday, April 9th 2018, 7:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea's nuclear arsenal will be on the agenda at a leaders' summit, US officials say.
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