TAKE A LOOK-Trump to meet North Korea’s Kim or historic summit

BANGKOK, June 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are due to meet in Singapore on Tuesday for a summit aimed at getting Kim to give up his nuclear weapons, which he says can hit the United Staes. The summit will be the first face-to-face meeting between Trump, the former reality TV star, and Kim, the heir to a reclusive dynasty with a history of reneging on promises to curb bangkok condinium its nuclear ambitions. Please click on items in square brackets to see Reuters’ latest reports. LATETST NEWS: > Trump dangles prospect of North Korean leader > Human rights should be on agenda > White House says ‘powerful’ sanctions to remain > N.Korea shakes up top military brass > Two S.Korean media staff arrested > N.Korea’s Kim expected on Saturday > T-shirts, tacos, and tourism in Singapore ANALYSIS: > For high-stakes summit, Trump trusts gut > Kim’s art of the deal – make friends for parts > Bolton takes back seat, but remains looming BACKGROUND: > Roller-coaster ride lead to summit > Chequered history of summit venue > Japan’s ethnic Koreans hopeful > Kim’s softer image in South Korea > No North Korean likley to greet Kim > Singapore’s “orchid diplomacy” GRAPHICS: > NORTHKOREA-USA/ – website > NORTHKOREA-USA/SINGAPORE-ZONE – website (Compiled by Robert Birsel)

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