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From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time First Meeting

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down Combat Power

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

From TheJournal.ie Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions Nuclear Diplomacy

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty Malaysia

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty

The half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim' Decision Reversed

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'

Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says North Korea

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling Siti Aisyah

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

Siti Aisyah was held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries Opinion

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot Kim Jong One

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report North Korea

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report

The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show Rocket Site

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown Deal Or No Deal

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached' Rocket Men

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

From TheJournal.ie 'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam Rocket Men

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam today and tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect Rocket Men

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

From TheJournal.ie 'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

From TheJournal.ie China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway' Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials Jo Song Gil

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech North Korea

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

From The42 Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal Random

Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal

Blyth Spartans have struck an unlikely new sponsorship arrangement.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation' Sanctions

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019 Rocket Men

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy North Korea

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

From TheJournal.ie Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie 'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un From North Korea With Love

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un

Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and the North Korean leader.

From TheJournal.ie Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately' Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade but doesn't flaunt its intercontinental missiles Celebrations

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade but doesn't flaunt its intercontinental missiles

The North has previously been hit with sanctions for showing off its intercontinental ballistic missiles.

From TheJournal.ie Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat' Nuclear Weapons

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump acknowledges North Korea is not making progress on denuclearisation Denuclearisation

Donald Trump acknowledges North Korea is not making progress on denuclearisation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was supposed to go to the state.

From TheJournal.ie 'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart Reunited

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue Malaysia

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

The judge said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a “well-planned conspiracy”.

From TheJournal.ie Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave Dry Spell

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue Nuclear Weapons

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles' Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before' Strained Relations

Explainer: Why Trump has warned Iran of 'consequences few throughout history have suffered before'

The nuclear deal with Iran struck by former President Barack Obama is one that Trump detests.

From TheJournal.ie Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie 'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US Fire And Fury

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable' Which Is It

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.