North Korea has announced it will not take part in a historic upcoming summit with the United States if the US makes it give up its nuclear weapons.
The vision of a world without nuclear weapons is history. In its annual report, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has criticized the ongoing development of new nuclear weapons.
The Pentagon has indefinitely suspended US-South Korea military exercises to support diplomacy with North Korea. President Trump also called North Korea an "extraordinary threat."
One in five children have experienced stunted growth in North Korea, a sign of "chronic or recurrent malnutrition." But a UN study found that over the past decade, the country has witnessed a "slight" improvement.
President Donald Trump said "excitement is in the air" in Singapore ahead of his meeting with Kim Jong Un. North Korean state media heralded the summit as "a changed era" for Washington and Pyongyang.
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