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  • A watershed moment for global politics

    Since Egypt's President Anwar Sadat shook hands with declared enemy country Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin under the appreciating eyes of US President Jimmy Carter on the manicured lawns of Camp David more than four decades ago, no other handshake at that political level has drawn as much global attention as the one between North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in the serenity of Singapore's Sentosa Island this Tuesday.

  • A great moment in the history of the world

    What-ever may be the details of the deal signed between President Trump and Chairman Kim, both the two leaders (along with Moon Jae-in of South Korea and others) must be congratulated for what can only be a deal that is good for peace. The deal provides great relief for the people of Asia, and as Bangladeshis, we too sincerely welcome this encouraging development.

  • Prawns and Haagen-Dazs on menu as Trump-Kim meet

    The main course may be hard-to-swallow denuclearisation, but Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un also had a heady mix of Yangzhou fried rice and a dark chocolate tartlet ganache on their plates during their historic summit.

  • Trump expresses optimism amid summit

    On the eve of their historic and unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures, with Trump forecasting a “nice” outcome and Kim spending the day out of view.

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    NKorean, US officials try narrowing differences

    US and North Korean officials are in talks in Singapore today in a late bid to narrow differences before their leaders hold a historic summit aimed at finding ways to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.

  • Trump, Kim arrive for US-N Korea summit

    ​North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrive in Singapore for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.

  • Rudy Giuliani and Trump

    Kim Jong Un begged for summit: Trump attorney

    Donald Trump's attorney says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begged "on his hands and knees" for a summit with the US president, The Wall Street Journal reports on Wednesday.

  • Trump-Kim summit to be held at Sentosa hotel

    The Capella Hotel on Sentosa will host next Tuesday's summit between United States President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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    NKorean leader Kim sends letter to Trump

    A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter from the country's leader Kim Jong Un to US President Donald Trump in a rare visit to the White House on Friday as the two sides try to put a derailed summit meeting back on track.

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    High-level US-NKorea nuclear talks get underway

    High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea meet in New York late on Wednesday in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

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    Trump, Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

    Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump says today, as the South's leader says Kim told him the talks would be a historic opportunity to end decades of confrontation.

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    NKorea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

    North Korea says today it is still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancells a summit between the two countries, a decision that has thrown the Korean peninsula once more into uncertainty.

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    Trump, Moon discuss NKorea's threat to scrap summit

    US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discuss North Korea's recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington, Seoul's presidential office says.

  • Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

    ‘US demanded NKorea ship some nuclear warheads, ICBM abroad’

    The United States demands North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and other nuclear material overseas within six months, the Asahi newspaper says on Thursday, citing several sources familiar with North Korean issues.

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