‘One-time shot’ for Kim Jong-Un: Trump says he will size up North Korean leader quickly

‘One-time shot’ for Kim Jong-Un: Trump says he will size up North Korean leader quickly

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has a “one-time shot” to “do something great for his people,” U.S. President Donald Trump said on June 10. “And he has that opportunity, and he won’t have that opportunity again,” Trump said. The historic first-ever face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the U.S. […]

Kim Jong-Un flies into Singapore on Xi Jinping’s Boeing 747

Kim Jong-Un flies into Singapore on Xi Jinping’s Boeing 747

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un arrived in Singapore amid tight security at 2:36 p.m. on June 10 – on an Air China Boeing 747. According to Flightradar24, an Air China plane arrived in Pyongyang at 6:20 a.m. on June 10 and departed for Beijing two hours later. “But the […]

Ahead of summit with Trump, Kim Jong-Un replaces top 3 military officials

Ahead of summit with Trump, Kim Jong-Un replaces top 3 military officials

by WorldTribune Staff, June 4, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reportedly fired his top three military generals in late May. Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump are scheduled to meet in Singapore on June 12. State media revealed that Kim Su-Gil, said to be a “highly trusted” lieutenant of Kim Jong-Un, has replaced Kim […]

‘Looking for something historic’: Pompeo has 3rd sit-down with top N. Korean, this time in NY

‘Looking for something historic’: Pompeo has 3rd sit-down with top N. Korean, this time in NY

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on May 30 met for 90 minutes with North Korea’s Kim Yong-Chol, a vice chairman of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee. With his New York visit, Kim Yong-Chol is the highest-ranking North Korean to visit the U.S. since 2000. Kim and Pompeo […]

Leaders of both Koreas learn that Trump listens well but keeps own counsel

Leaders of both Koreas learn that Trump listens well but keeps own counsel

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2018 World leaders are finding that U.S. President Donald Trump is quite cordial when it comes to ceremony and photo ops, but “will ultimately not yield to global peer pressure when its aims contradict his interests,” an analyst noted. “Committed but not stubborn, reasonable but not gullible, the global left […]

‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump on May 24, in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, said he was canceling the summit between the two which had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. “Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, […]

‘I don’t like that’: Trump ties China to change in attitude by N. Korea

‘I don’t like that’: Trump ties China to change in attitude by N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2018 The positive momentum and good-will between the U.S. and North Korea in recent months was suddenly interrupted earlier this month as the North’s belligerent attitude returned. In response, U.S. President Donald Trump pointed to a second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping […]

Trump to Kim Jong-Un: Let not your heart be troubled

Trump to Kim Jong-Un: Let not your heart be troubled

by WorldTribune Staff, May 18, 2018 President Donald Trump, in what was seen as a bid to reassure a panicky Kim Jong-Un, said the U.S. is pursuing a “South Korean model” and not a “Libyan model” for the North’s denuclearization. Speaking at the White House on May 17, Trump said North Korea will be “tremendously […]

‘Max Thunder’ exercise, Gadhafi spook N. Koreans: F-22 stealth jets capable of surgical strike

‘Max Thunder’ exercise, Gadhafi spook N. Koreans: F-22 stealth jets capable of surgical strike

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 As U.S. F-22 stealth fighters joined the Max Thunder exercises in South Korea, North Korea announced  it was cancelling talks with the South and reconsidering the upcoming meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. North Korea claims the Max Thunder drill between the U.S. and South Korean air forces is […]

North Korean state media announce dismantlement of nuclear test site

North Korean state media announce dismantlement of nuclear test site

by WorldTribune Staff, May 13, 2018 North Korea will dismantle its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri between May 23 and 25, North Korean state-run media reported. In the early weeks following news reports in the West that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un had agreed to denuclearization and would hold direct talks with U.S. President Donald […]