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A train carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for an expected meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov)
(AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov)
April 24, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — It's a short hop from Pyongyang to Vladivostok by plane. There's even a semi-regular flight. But for his first summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has once again opted to go by train. And while they...
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FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File)
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File)
April 23, 2019 - 10:43 am
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anticipated summit on Thursday, a Kremlin adviser said, putting an end to weeks of speculation about when and where it would take place. Preparations for...
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(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Trump said in Vietnam that Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and...
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President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 27, 2019 - 11:49 am
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, FOSTER KLUG and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostility, opened their second summit Wednesday with smiles, hopeful talk and a friendly dinner that...
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February 20, 2019 - 10:40 am
by Hau Dinh HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At a barbershop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump's locks. On a chair next to him, 9-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as the spitting image of a miniature Kim Jong Un...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 03, 2018 - 8:33 am
By KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Friday evening...
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Associated Press
June 19, 2018 - 8:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees. State...
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(Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File)
June 14, 2018 - 5:20 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater. The...
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(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
June 14, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By ERIC TALMADGE , Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard...
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(Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By ANNE FLAHERTY and JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a dubious claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how or when Pyongyang would...
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