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North Korea's Kim praises Xi for outbreak gains

May 08, 2020 4:27 pm

The Korean Central News Agency says Kim in the message to Xi “congratulated him, highly appreciating that he is seizing a chance of victory in the war against the unprecedented epidemic.”

North Korea's Kim Jong Un sends 'warm greetings' to China's Xi: Report

May 08, 2020 6:26 am

"Kim Jong Un in his message extended his warm greetings to Xi Jinping and congratulated him, highly appreciating that he is seizing a chance of victory in the war against the unprecedented epidemic," said KCNA.

S.Korea spy agency says no signs N.Korea's Kim received heart surgery: Report

May 06, 2020 10:52 am

Kim Jong Un only made 17 public appearances so far this year, compared with an average of 50 from previous years, which the NIS ascribed to a possible coronavirus outbreak in North Korea.

South Korea denies reports Kim Jong Un underwent surgery, Yonhap reports

May 04, 2020 6:32 am

The official also denied reports that Kim had had a simple operation, Yonhap reported. There was solid evidence contradicting the speculation, he said, without elaborating, according to the agency.

Trump says 'glad to see Kim Jong Un back, and well'

May 03, 2020 6:55 am

Trump, who met Kim three times in 2018 and 2019 in unprecedented but unsuccessful personal attempts to persuade him to give up his nuclear weapons, tweeted on Saturday: "I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!"

Kim Jong Un photos hold few clues to 20-day mystery absence

May 03, 2020 6:43 am

Propaganda reports Saturday about Kim’s visit to a fertilizer factory northeast of Pyongyang didn’t make the slightest allusion to the global speculation about his health in recent weeks.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un makes public appearance amid health rumours, memes flood social media

May 02, 2020 8:44 pm

Soon as Kim's looking remarkably cheerful photos flooded the internet, people started sharing jokes and memes about the how he must be reacting to all the rumours and people who participated in it.

Trump says he ‘may’ talk to Kim Jong Un this weekend

May 02, 2020 10:16 am

“We’ll have something to say about it at the appropriate time,” Trump told reporters in a transcript of his remarks released by the White House. He declined to comment further.

'We have no information' on Kim Jong Un's health: UN chief Guterres

May 01, 2020 7:28 am

There have been unconfirmed reports that Kim is not in good health. The rumours began after he missed the April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather, North Korea founder Kim II Sung.

US 'hasn't seen' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: Mike Pompeo

April 30, 2020 6:54 am

"We haven't seen him. We don't have any information to report today, we're watching it closely," Pompeo told Fox News after being asked about conflicting reports about Kim's health.


Kim Jong Un goes horse riding on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'

October 17, 2019 11:52 am

It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours

Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin in Russia

April 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.

Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un's historic Singapore handshake

June 12, 2018 1:13 pm

Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Singapore Summit: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore on Tuesday. This is the first time leaders of the two countries have met.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 11, 2018 6:49 pm

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

March 28, 2018 12:38 pm

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".