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April 30, 2018
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, right, and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, during their summit at the truce village of Panmunjom, April 27, 2018. Amid gushing coverage of their nation’s leader, state-run North Korean news media gave no hint of whether Kim Jong-un would genuinely consider giving up nuclear weapons, or what he might demand in return. (Korea Summit Press Pool / Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
South Korea president suggests Trump should get Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea talks
April 30, 2018 - 9:58am
U.S. soldiers stand guard next to the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC) conference buildings at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Paju, South Korea, on April 18, 2018. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho
Trump floats the idea of meeting Kim on the border of the two Koreas
April 30, 2018 - 9:06am
April 27, 2018
From left, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South’s President Moon Jae-in shake hands at the line that divides the two Koreas in the border village of Panmunjom on Friday, April 27, 2018. The two leaders agreed on Friday to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and, within the year, pursue talks with the United States to declare an official end to the Korean War, which ravaged the peninsula from 1950 to 1953. (Korea Summit Press Pool via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
North and South Korea agree to work toward 'common goal' of denuclearization
April 27, 2018 - 9:39am
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Trump touts 'historic' meeting between Korean leaders but says 'only time will tell' where it leads
April 27, 2018 - 8:27am
April 20, 2018
A photo provided by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army in Pyongyang, North Korea. Little is known about North Korea’s reclusive leader, but a handful of people who know him have filled in some gaps in recent years. (Korean Central News Agency via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
April 20, 2018 - 5:42pm
Pedestrians in Seoul, South Korea walk past a television screen showing a news broadcast, featuring North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting with with China's president Xi Jinping on March 28, 2018. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho.
North Korea dials down the anti-U.S. rhetoric
April 20, 2018 - 7:57am
April 18, 2018
rom left, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his wife Akie, President Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk before dinner in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 17, 2018.  Photo by Kentaro Aoyama-The Yomiuri Shimbun
Trump says initial high-level meeting between US and North Korea 'went very well'
April 18, 2018 - 12:34pm
President Donald Trump speaks during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., April 18, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
South Korea says it will lay the groundwork for Trump to talk to North Korea's Kim about nuclear weapons
April 18, 2018 - 8:02am
April 17, 2018
Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, leaves after his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, April 12, 2018. Senators on Thursday implored Pompeo, the CIA director, to stabilize the Trump administration’s erratic diplomacy by standing up to Russia and other adversaries and reinstalling American influence among allies. (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
CIA Director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend
April 17, 2018 - 8:44pm
March 28, 2018
In a photo provided by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, President Xi Jinping of China, right, shakes hands with Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s enigmatic young leader, in Beijing on March 27, 2018. (Korean Central News Agency via The New York Times)
All aboard North Korea's mystery train
March 28, 2018 - 11:55am
March 10, 2018
In a photo provided by the South Korean government, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, right, meets with South Korean envoys in Pyongyang, the capital, on Monday, March 5, 2018. Kim told the envoys that his country is willing to begin negotiations with the U.S. on abandoning its nuclear weapons and that it would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while engaged in such talks, South Korean officials said on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (The Blue House via The New York Times / New York Times copyright 2018)
Congressional leaders have cautious optimism for Trump-North Korea talks
March 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
A photo provided by the South Korean Presidential Office of Chung Eui-yong, South Korea's national security adviser, meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, March 8, 2018. During the meeting, Trump threw aside caution and agreed to meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in a daring and risky diplomatic gambit to end a nuclear standoff. (South Korean Presidential Office via The New York Times/Copyright 2018/New York Times)
Trump tweets claims of support for China, Japan for summit with North Korea
March 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
March 8, 2018
In a photo provided by the North Korean government, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, center, meets in Pyongyang, the capital, on Monday, March 5, 2018, with South Korean envoy Chung Eui-yong. Kim told South Korean envoys that his country is willing to begin negotiations with the U.S. on abandoning its nuclear weapons and that it would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while engaged in such talks. (North Korean Central News Agency via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited President Trump to a meeting
March 8, 2018 - 7:36pm
March 6, 2018
In a photo provided by the South Korean government, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, said that his country is willing to negotiate with the U.S. on abandoning its nuclear weapons and that it would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while engaged in such talks, South Korean officials said today. Kim, right, meets with envoys in Pyongyang, the capital, on Monday, March 5. (The Blue House via The New York Times/Copyright 2018/New York Times)
North Korea says it will halt nuclear and missile tests while talking with US, Seoul says
March 6, 2018 - 10:31am
February 20, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence is flanked by his wife, Karen Pence, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is standing at center in the back row. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials during Olympics before last minute cancellation
February 20, 2018 - 7:40pm