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Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump in Singapore, on cusp of making history

Enemies since the 1950-53 Korean War, leaders of North Korea and the United States have never met previously - or even spoken on the telephone

Steve Holland & Jack Kim | Reuters  |  Singapore 

US President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated Asian nation.   Trump flew into Singapore's Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force One, looking to strike a deal that will lead to the denuclearisation of one of America's bitterest foes.   He came from a divisive G7 meeting in Canada with some of Washington's closest allies that further strained global trade ties.   After ...

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 00:37 IST
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