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    Growing market economy ‘threatens’ North Korea’s ‘socialist utopia’

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    In January, thousands of North Korean students travelled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim...

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    North Korea talks productive, summit in Hanoi: Trump

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:50am on February 09, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Friday that US diplomats had a ‘very productive meeting’ with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this...

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    Trump-Kim 2nd meeting likely on Feb 27

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:09am on February 06, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27...

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    US demands full disclosure of N Korea weapons

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:27pm on February 01, 2019

    Washington is willing to discuss ‘many actions’ to improve ties and entice Pyongyang to give up nuclear weapons, the US special envoy for North Korea...

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    US intel chiefs at odds with Trump claims on North Korea, IS and Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:01pm on January 30, 2019

    US intelligence chiefs contradicted some of president Donald Trump's most fundamental foreign policy claims Tuesday, underscoring a persistent division in his view of the world...

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    Colourful reminders for Britons

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2019

    ‘I also look forward to meeting with Chairman Kim Jong-Un, who realizes so well that North Korea possesses great economic potential!’ So sweetly, tweeted President...

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    N Korea should take bold steps towards denuclearisation: S Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:43pm on January 10, 2019

    North Korea needs to take ‘more bold and practical measures for denuclearisation’ to ensure sanctions are lifted, South’s president Moon Jae-in said on Thursday with...

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    Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:53am on January 08, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Beijing for talks with president Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for...

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    Trump ‘looks forward’ to a fresh meeting with Kim

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:50am on January 02, 2019

    President Donald Trump is looking forward to another summit with Kim Jong Un, he said Tuesday, after the North Korean leader warned Pyongyang could change...

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    North Korea's Kim vows more summits with South next year: Seoul

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:51pm on December 30, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South's president Moon Jae-in ‘frequently’ next year to discuss denuclearisation of the peninsula in a...