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North Korea Executes Officials Following Failed Trump Summit: Report

May 31, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Kim Hyok Chol, who laid the groundwork for the Hanoi meeting and accompanied Kim on his private train, was executed by firing squad for ‘betraying the supreme leader’ after he was turned by the US.

New Satellite Image Reveals North Korean Missile Launch

May 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The missile test, North Korea's first since 2017, serves as a clear warning of leader Kim Jong-un's frustration at the state of talks with the US, which have been deadlocked since President Donald Trump walked out of their Vietnam summit early in February.

North Korea Confirms Kim To Visit Russia To Hold First Summit With President Vladimir Putin

The summit is likely to be held in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, located 300 km from the border between both the countries.

Pyongyang May Be Reprocessing Radioactive Material, Says US Think Tank

Apr 17, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Center for Strategic and International Studies said, that the satellite imagery of the Yongbyon nuclear site on April 12 showed five railcars near its uranium enrichment facility and radiochemistry laboratory.

US President Donald Trump Open To Third Meeting With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Speaking before an Oval Office meeting with South Korean President, Moon Jae-in on Thursday, Trump also opened the door to a series of smaller deals with North Korea.

27 February, 2019

Donald Trump Says 'Awesome' Future For North Korea If It Denuclearizes

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump and Kim are due to meet for one-on-one talks, then dinner, in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, followed by more talks Thursday.

26 February, 2019

North Korea's Kim Arrives In Vietnam For Nuclear Summit With Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Following a historic first meeting in Singapore in June that produced a vaguely worded statement about Kim's nuclear arsenal, analysts say the second summit in Vietnam's capital Hanoi must this time put substance ahead of bonhomie.

25 February, 2019

Kim Jong-un Impersonator Deported From Vietnam, Kisses Trump Impersonator Goodbye

Outlook Web Bureau

An impersonator of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un on Monday said Vietnamese authorities were deporting him from the country, just 24 hours before Pyongyang's leader was expected to arrive here ahead of his summit with US President Donald Trump.

23 February, 2019

Trump, Kim Impersonators Stage 'Meeting' In Hanoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The pair appeared with black-clad security guards at Hanoi's Metropole hotel and Opera House earlier in the day, where they were swarmed by press.

22 February, 2019

Hit With Food Crisis, North Korea Issues Appeal For Help Ahead Of Trump-Kim Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the UN estimates, 10.3 million people - almost half of North Korea's population - were in need of food due to a sharp drop in crop production.

09 February, 2019

Second Trump-Kim Summit To Take Place In Hanoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The US State Department said that special US envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun will meet again with Pyongyang officials ahead of the Trump-Kim talks

30 January, 2019

Trump Pushes Back On Intelligence Assessment Of North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed to denuclearization after meeting with Trump last year. A second Trump-Kim meeting is expected in February.

30 January, 2019

North Korea Unlikely To Abandon Nuclear Weapons: US Intelligence

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump was expected to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un in the second summit between the two countries by February-end.

15 January, 2019

Donald Trump Sends Letter To Kim Jong-Un Negotiating Details Of Second Meeting

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to North Koran leader Kim Jong-un amid ongoing denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.

01 January, 2019

Ready To Meet Trump For Second Time: North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

Outlook Web Bureau

Kim Jong-un has renewed his commitment to denuclearisation, says he is ready to meet US President Trump again.

29 December, 2018

International Stories That Made Headlines In 2018

Outlook Web Bureau

Outlook picked some of the important international events of the year that made headlines.

26 December, 2018

Train From South Korea Leaves For North Korea In Rail, Road Link Ceremony

Outlook Web Bureau

A train from Dorasan station in South Korea carrying about a 100 passengers, just south of the inter-Korean border, left for North Korea on Wednesday morning for the ceremony to modernise and connect railways and roads across the border.

20 December, 2018

'Kim Shoots Trump' In Seoul's Political Satire Art Installation

Outlook Web Bureau

An art exhibition in Seoul portrays a satire of diplomacy over the Korean peninsula that has become a big political show featuring two of the world's biggest showmen.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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