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Donald Trump welcomes North Korea openness after scrapped summit

President Donald Trump welcomed North Korea’s statement on Friday that it was still open to talks with the U S after Trump called off a summit with leader Kim Jong Un, saying he still held out hopes for peace.

North Korea ‘demolishes’ nuclear test facility

North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

Foreign media head to North Korea for nuclear site destruction

Foreign journalists headed to North Korea on Tuesday to watch the promised destruction of its nuclear test site, a move seen as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit with the United States.

Report: North Korea starts dismantling of nuclear test site

North Korea has started dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, according to satellite pictures analysed by experts.

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit

North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, ahead of a summit with the United States, it said Saturday, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.

South Korea: Kim to shut test site, unify time zones

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country’s nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s presidential office said Sunday.

North Korea offers to shut nuclear test site in May, invite US experts

North Korea has promised to shut its atomic test site within weeks and invite American weapons experts to verify its closure, Seoul reported Sunday, as new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington had an "obligation" to pursue peace.

North Korea vows to shut down nuclear test site: South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said during his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he would close the country's nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world, Moon's office said.

North, South Korea hold historic summit

The leaders of the two Koreas held a landmark summit Friday after a highly symbolic handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries, with the North’s Kim Jong Un declaring they were at the “threshold of a new history”.

Two Koreas’ leaders in historic handshake

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in shook hands Friday over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries in a gesture laden with symbolism ahead of a historic summit.

North Korea nuclear test site part-collapsed – Chinese experts

North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following a massive bomb blast last year, making it unusable, Chinese seismologists have concluded.

North Korea’s nuclear declaration: What it does and does not mean

“I don’t see how North Korean statement constitutes a step toward denuclearisation,” tweeted Christopher Green of the International Crisis Group. “It is a moratorium on testing, but recommits North Korea to nuclear weapons status.”

Minor earthquake throws North Korea into confusion

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was detected in North Korea on Sunday, sparking concerns if it was caused by another nuclear test or from the regime’s collapsing test site.

North Korean defectors show signs of possible radiation exposure

At least four North Korean defectors have shown symptoms consistent with radiation exposure, including chromosomal abnormalities, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said Wednesday.

Kim Jong-un executes two senior officials over failed nuclear test

Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed two top officials in just five days over mishaps at North Korea’s test missile site.

North Korea nuclear test rocks parts of China

North Korea’s nuclear test Sunday was widely felt in northeast China and rocked some cities for as long as eight seconds, according to reports and accounts on social media.

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