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Surprise: Kim Jong-un arrives in Beijing

Surprise: Kim Jong-un arrives in Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing, where he is expected to brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit last week with Donald Trump.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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South Korea, US 'to halt military exercises'
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South Korea, US 'to halt military exercises'

South Korea and the US are expected to announce their decision to suspend large-scale combined military exercises this week amid a dialogue with North Korea.

Trump praises Kim's authoritarian rule, says 'I want my people to do the same'
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Trump praises Kim's authoritarian rule, says 'I want my people to do the same'

Asked by reporters why he didn't talk to North Korea about human rights atrocities, Trump said: "Because I don't want to see a nuclear weapon destroy you."

  • by Philip Rucker
What Kim Jong-un does next
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What Kim Jong-un does next

The success or failure of the unprecedented talks in Singapore this week will depend on whether Kim wants to swap nukes for economic success.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Documentary shows Trump saluting North Korean general

Documentary shows Trump saluting North Korean general

North Korean state television aired a 42-minute long documentary offering a different view of Kim Jong-un's meeting with President Donald Trump in Singapore.

  • by Adam Taylor
South Korean envoy backs compromise on war games to help negotiations with Kim Jong-un
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South Korean envoy backs compromise on war games to help negotiations with Kim Jong-un

South Korea's ambassador to Australia also says progress towards denuclearisation would not have been possible without Donald Trump.

  • by Fergus Hunter
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Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea triumphalism
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Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea triumphalism

Trump's critics have compared his withdrawal from the highly detailed Iran nuclear deal and his willingness to accept vague pledges from Kim Jong-un.

  • by Matthew Lee
US believes North Korea disarmament to come in 30 months
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US believes North Korea disarmament to come in 30 months

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disclosed the statement between Trump and Kim had not captured all of what had been agreed by the two sides.

  • by David Brunnstrom
China the winner from the Trump-Kim deal
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Opinion

China the winner from the Trump-Kim deal

When? How? If? The Trump-Kim Singapore agreement lacks crucial detail but one thing is certain: China's regional role is strengthened.

  • by Jacinta Keast
Trump blasts media as America's 'biggest enemy' for North Korea coverage
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Trump blasts media as America's 'biggest enemy' for North Korea coverage

North Korea is "no longer a nuclear threat" and everyone can "sleep well tonight", Donald Trump tweeted.

  • by John Wagner
What Kim Jong-un's suit, shoes and hairstyle tell us about him
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What Kim Jong-un's suit, shoes and hairstyle tell us about him

Kim Jong-un was clad in his favorite Mao-style suit, wore the same horn-rimmed glasses and maintained his trademark high-cut hairstyle.