BEIJING  | Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

BEIJING  — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with President Donald Trump last week. Kim’s visit to Beijing, while expected, is one way for China to highlight its crucial role in … Continue reading BEIJING  | Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukes

BEIJING | China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting Beijing

BEIJING— Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week. Security was tight Tuesday morning at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. A motorcade including sedans, minibuses, motorcycles … Continue reading BEIJING | China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting Beijing

SINGAPORE  | The Latest: Kim Jong Un departs site of summit with Trump

SINGAPORE  — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 2:15 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has left the small Singapore island that was the site of his meeting with President Donald Trump. Kim’s convoy was left Sentosa Island on … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | The Latest: Kim Jong Un departs site of summit with Trump

SINGAPORE  | Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim Jong Un ‘The Beast’

SINGAPORE  — Just a couple of guys talking cars — while the world watches. President Donald Trump offered North Korea leader Kim Jong Un a rare glimpse inside the presidential limousine known as “The Beast” on Tuesday as their historic summit in Singapore wound down. After meetings and a working lunch, Trump and Kim were … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Check out my ride: Trump shows Kim Jong Un ‘The Beast’

SINGAPORE | White House restricts US press access to Kim Jong Un summit

SINGAPORE — The White House restricted journalists’ access to parts of President Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un on Tuesday despite long-standing arrangements intended to ensure the public is kept fully abreast of key presidential moments, such as the first meeting in history with a North Korean leader. Under standard rules agreed to by … Continue reading SINGAPORE | White House restricts US press access to Kim Jong Un summit

SEOUL, South Korea  | Kim Jong Un could give up ICBMs but keep some nuclear forces

SEOUL, South Korea  — After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the U.S. mainland, is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really ready to pack them away in a deal with President Donald Trump? Perhaps, but that wouldn’t necessarily mean Pyongyang is abandoning its nuclear ambitions entirely. Tuesday’s meeting in Singapore … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Kim Jong Un could give up ICBMs but keep some nuclear forces

SINGAPORE | Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

SINGAPORE— A Kim Jong Un lookalike was detained and questioned upon his arrival in Singapore on Friday, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. The Hong Kong-based impersonator, who uses the name Howard X, is in the city-state for summit-related promotions by a mall and seafood restaurant. He said … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

TOKYO | Kim Jong Un complains of US ‘hegemonism’ as summit nears

TOKYO  — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of “U.S. hegemonism” to Russia’s visiting foreign minister on Thursday, a comment likely to complicate ties with the United States as plans proceed for Kim’s expected summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore next month. Kim told Sergey Lavrov that he hopes to boost cooperation with … Continue reading TOKYO | Kim Jong Un complains of US ‘hegemonism’ as summit nears