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Cuban president meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Cuban president meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

North Korea's leader met with Miguel Diaz-Canel during the Cuban leader's first overseas tour since taking power in April.

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Pope is invited to North Korea, indicates will consider it
North Korea

Pope is invited to North Korea, indicates will consider it

Francis indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to a nation known for severe restrictions on religious practice, according to South Korean officials.

  • by Philip Pullella
Kim Jong-un's Rolls-Royce shows sanctions are 'a bit of a joke'
North Korea

Kim Jong-un's Rolls-Royce shows sanctions are 'a bit of a joke'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may be under international sanctions - but that did not stop him turning up for a meeting in a brand new Rolls-Royce.

  • by Julian Ryall
Kim, Pompeo agree to hold second Trump summit as soon as possible
North Korea

Kim, Pompeo agree to hold second Trump summit as soon as possible

US Secretary of State says he had "productive talks" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang on Sunday.

  • by Simon Denyer
IKEA in North Korea: illegal kitchen capitalism arrives in Pyongyang
Kim Jong-un

IKEA in North Korea: illegal kitchen capitalism arrives in Pyongyang

Officially, North Korea has no IKEA: but that hasn't stopped the Hermit Kingdom from selling the famous flat-pack furniture and kitchen items

  • by Michael Ruffles
Paws for peace: Kim sends two dogs across DMZ
Pets

Paws for peace: Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent South Korean President Moon Jae-in a pair of white North Korean Pungsan dogs as a gift.

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Tough talk ... and then we fell in love: Trump says of Kim
Donald Trump

Tough talk ... and then we fell in love: Trump says of Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "wrote me beautiful letters and they're great letters. We fell in love," the US President said at a weekend rally.

North Korea demands US lift sanctions before it will abandon nukes
USA

North Korea demands US lift sanctions before it will abandon nukes

A robust address by foreign minister Ri Yong-ho at the United Nations shows the deep gulf that divides the dictatorship and the United States.

  • by Megan Specia
From 'rocket man' to 'terrific': Trump lauds 'very open' Kim
Kim Jong-un

From 'rocket man' to 'terrific': Trump lauds 'very open' Kim

The US President has struck a very conciliatory note about North Korea as he appeared at the UN General Assembly in New York.

  • by Jon Lemire
Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says
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South Korea

Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says

Moon says he will carry a private message from Kim for Trump when he meets the US President in New York next week at a UN meeting.

Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu
South Korea

Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu

 South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea.

  • by Joyce Lee