North Korea

Nikki Haley and Mike Pompeo walking down hall(© Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo: ‘Human Rights Council is a poor defender of human rights’

The United States' departure from the United Nations Human Rights Council follows a year of failure by the council to make the needed reforms.
Kim Jong Un and President Trump shaking hands in front of U.S. and North Korean flags (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Historic U.S.–North Korea summit

President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. Check out our coverage here.
Kim Jong Un and President Trump walking and carrying documents (© Anthony Wallace/AP Images)

Read the U.S.-North Korea joint statement

After a historic June 12 summit in Singapore, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un signed a joint statement. Read it here.
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Timeline of U.S.–North Korea diplomatic history

This week’s U.S.-North Korea summit is not the first attempt to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula. Here’s a brief timeline of U.S.-North Korea diplomatic relations.
Wang Yi and Secretary Pompeo shaking hands (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Pompeo hosts China’s Foreign Minister Wang in Washington

The U.S. secretary of state and his Chinese counterpart met in Washington to discuss a range of policy topics important to both nations.
President Trump and Moon Jae-in with guard (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

Trump, Moon meet at White House on North Korea

President Trump welcomed South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to the White House on Tuesday, May 22, to coordinate strategy on North Korea.
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Two brothers work for freedom in North Korea

With plastic bottles and flying balloons, two brothers — North Korean defectors — use different strategies to spread information in the closed society.
Headshot of woman in red jacket, wearing glasses (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

North Korean defector serves up hope in her restaurant

In her restaurant, Lee Ae-ran serves everyone — South Koreans and fellow defectors — flavors from home.
Portrait photos of Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un and President Trump (© AP Images)

White House on the Inter-Korean Summit

Read the White House statement regarding Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.