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From TheJournal.ie North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit Denuclearise

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

From TheJournal.ie US tells Kim 'give up nukes and we'll make you rich'... then North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear site Carrot And Stick

US tells Kim 'give up nukes and we'll make you rich'... then North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear site

The vow was made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of next month’s crucial meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump holds rally, tells supporters his Korea summit will bring 'peace for the world' World Peace This post contains videos

Donald Trump holds rally, tells supporters his Korea summit will bring 'peace for the world'

Trump also attacked the media and his predecessor Barack Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Trump agrees to meet Kim Jong-Un in historic summit on 12 June It's A Date

Trump agrees to meet Kim Jong-Un in historic summit on 12 June

Singapore will be the venue for the meeting next month.

From TheJournal.ie Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump Pyongyang

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace' Diplomacy

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

From TheJournal.ie 'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year Tired Mountain Syndrome

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

From TheJournal.ie 'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash Pyongyang

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

From TheJournal.ie EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests Progress

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests On Hold

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea Secret Meetings

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

From TheJournal.ie CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un North Korea

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91 Choi Eun Hee

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang Charm Offensive

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

From TheJournal.ie China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China Foreign Trip

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China

The meeting would dismiss suggestions that China has been sidelined by North Korea holding summits with the US and South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy Salisbury

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy

Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.

From TheJournal.ie Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks You're Fired

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world' Denuclearise This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Nuclear Talks

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.

From TheJournal.ie North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks Dinner Host

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea Sanctions

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea

“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”

From TheJournal.ie US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute On Second Thoughts

US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute

The US has accused North Korea of never being serious about the meeting.

From TheJournal.ie US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South Winter Olympics

US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.

From TheJournal.ie US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting Tensions

US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting

Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.

From The42 12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team Democratic Dozen

12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team

Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has called on all Koreans to ‘remove mutual misunderstanding and distrust’.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics Thawing Out

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

From TheJournal.ie Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics Unity

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack Take Cover

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

From TheJournal.ie 'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii Ballistic Missiles

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks Good Korea Move

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough Hotline

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

South Korea has offered to hold talks with the North on 9 January.

From TheJournal.ie Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's Red Button

Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's

Kim Jong-un used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table

From TheJournal.ie South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone Progress

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk North Korea

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea Not Happy

Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea

China has backed UN sanctions on North Korea that restrict oil supplies.