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North Korea's Kim meets with South's Moon for 2nd time

May. 26, 2018 7:39 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon's office said. South...

The Latest: North and South Korean leaders meet again

May. 26, 2018 7:19 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic efforts involving the Koreas (all times local): 8:15 p.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential...

Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit

May. 26, 2018 7:04 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit.

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

May. 26, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. His sights set on a meeting that has raised hopes for a halt in North Korea's nuclear weapons development, Trump...

Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

May. 26, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. But despite a recent warming in ties, Beijing's influence over its neighbor may be overstated....

2 N. Korean diplomats behind US summit back-and-forth

May. 25, 2018 10:27 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An aging North Korean nuclear strategist involved in now-dormant disarmament deals. His former interpreter in international negotiations who is now North Korea's highest-ranking female diplomat. Kim Kye Gwan and Choe Son Hui are among the best-known North Korean officials after...

The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

May. 25, 2018 9:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 9 p.m. South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program. The statement by...

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

May. 25, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. His sights set on a meeting that has raised hopes for a halt in North Korea's nuclear weapons...

World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

May. 25, 2018 8:12 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors eyed the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea, developments in global trade disputes and prepared for a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,961 and France's CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to...

No deal: Inside Trump's decision to walk on NKorea summit

May. 25, 2018 7:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un may be the deal that got away. Trump and his team weathered insults, tolerated unanswered phone calls and waited hours for negotiating partners who never showed up as they sought to keep the planned Singapore summit with Kim on track. With prospects...