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Report: North Korea Executed Envoy After Failed Summit

Source says Kim ordered a purge

(Newser) - Kim Jong Un expressed his dismay at the breakdown of the US-North Korea summit earlier this year by having his special envoy to the US shot and his interpreter sent to a gulag, according to South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper. A North Korean source told the newspaper that envoy...

N. Korea: Trump Threw Away 'Golden Opportunity'

Officials say Kim is reconsidering test ban

(Newser) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will soon decide whether to continue diplomatic talks and maintain his moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests, a senior North Korean official said Friday, adding that the US threw away a golden opportunity at the recent summit between their leaders. Vice Foreign Minister...

Analysts: N. Korea Launch Site Now Fully Restored

Trump says he is 'a little disappointed'

(Newser) - US analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it partially dismantled last year as part of steps toward disarmament. Some experts say North Korea is trying to convey displeasure over the breakdown of a summit last week between Kim Jong Un...

Analysts: North Korea Is Rebuilding Launch Site

Work is 'consistent with preparations for a test'

(Newser) - North Korea has been rapidly rebuilding a rocket launch site it promised to dismantle last year, analysts say. Experts at the Beyond Parallel group say images from Saturday show that activity at the Sohae site, which has been used for satellite launches and missile engine testing, is "consistent with...

Trump Blames Cohen Hearing for Collapse of Kim Summit

He calls it 'perhaps a new low in American politics'

(Newser) - President Trump slammed what he called "perhaps a new low in American politics" on Sunday: The congressional testimony of his former lawyer while he was in Vietnam for a summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump suggested Michael Cohen's testimony may have contributed to the collapse of the summit,...

Trump-Kim Summit Collapses
Trump-Kim Summit Collapses

Trump-Kim Summit Collapses

'Sometimes you have to walk'

(Newser) - "Sometimes you have to walk, and this was just one of those times," President Trump said Thursday after his second summit with Kim Jong Un abruptly collapsed. A working lunch and the signing of a joint agreement were scrapped after talks fell apart on the summit's second...

7 Complimentary Things Trump Said About Kim

'Great personality and very smart'

(Newser) - President Trump said ahead of his summit with Kim Jong Un that he'd be able to size up his fellow world leader in a matter of minutes. Trump apparently liked what he saw, based on his comments to various news outlets after the fact. Here's a sample of...

One-on-One: Trump, Kim Will Meet Without Aides
One-on-One: Trump, Kim
Will Meet Without Aides
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One-on-One: Trump, Kim Will Meet Without Aides

North Korean leader goes sightseeing on eve of summit

(Newser) - The big summit is just hours away now, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is downplaying expectations of a huge breakthrough when President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet face to face. Their meeting "will set the framework for the hard work that will follow,” said Pompeo, as...

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