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Singapore Postcard: Summit Adds Value to North Korea’s Coins

SINGAPORE — Stamped with images of "Eternal President" Kim Il Sung, national monuments or even ballistic missiles, coins minted in North Korea are renowned among collectors for their scarcity, partly due to international sanctions that outlaw them from being auctioned.

‘I’m so Happy’: Dennis Rodman Weeps as Trump and Kim Meet

SINGAPORE — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time.

Trump Predicts ‘Terrific Relationship’ With Kim

SINGAPORE — US President Donald Trump is predicting that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have "a terrific relationship" as they meet face to face for the first time.
In this image made from video provided by Host Broadcaster Mediacorp Pte Ltd, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands ahead of their meeting Tuesday at Capella Hotel in Singapore. Image: Associated Press

Trump, Kim Shake Hands to Open Momentous Summit

SINGAPORE — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous summit Tuesday, with Trump declaring the two would have a "great discussion" and Kim saying they had overcome "obstacles" to get to this point.
Gurkha police officers guard the perimeter of the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore, Sunday. Photo: Yong Teck Lim / Associated Press

Final Preparations Begin For Trump-Kim High-Stakes Summit

SINGAPORE — Final preparations are underway in Singapore for Tuesday's historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, including a plan for the leaders to kick things off by meeting with only their translators present, a U.S. official said.
In this photo released by the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, arrives at the Changi International Airport on Sunday.

Kim Jung Un Just Landed in Singapore. Here Are the Photos.

SINGAPORE— Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he left...
U.S. President Donald Trump, at left, and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. Image: Associated Press

Kim Lands in Singapore Ahead of High-Stakes Trump Summit

SINGAPORE — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Sunday in Singapore ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down with President Donald Trump meant to settle a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear bomb arsenal.

Rohingya Upset UN Agreement Didn’t Address Citizenship

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh — Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled attacks in Myanmar said they were disappointed that a U.N. agreement signed earlier this week did not address one of their key demands: Citizenship.

Singapore Foreign Minister to Visit N. Korea Ahead of Summit

SINGAPORE — The foreign minister of Singapore is making a two-day visit to North Korea ahead of next week's U.S.-North Korea summit in the Southeast Asian city-state.

Rohingya Say Myanmar Targeted the Educated in Genocide

BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — The last time Mohammed Hashim saw his brother alive, he begged for his life, his arms bound behind his back as soldiers marched the 35-year-old teacher away.

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