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Lawmakers Push For More Sanctions Against North Korea

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

(Adds China comment, other reaction) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers introduced legis...

Japan To Send Officials To North Korea Next Week

AP | Posted 10.22.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government will send a group of officials to North Korea next week for an update on the North's investigation into the abductio...

Susan Rice: 'No Indication' Kim Jong Un Has Been Deposed

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

There's "no indication" that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is no longer in power, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday on NBC's "Meet th...

WHERE'S KIM?

The Washington Post | Posted 10.09.2014 | World

Have you heard? Kim Jong Un is missing. Which can only mean one thing: He has been overthrown! His little sister, Kim Yo Jong, now runs the show in ...

North Korean Leader Reportedly Suffering From 'Discomfort'

Reuters | James Pearson | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is suffering from "discomfort," state media has said in the first official acknowle...

North Korea Building Collapse Leaves Many Dead

AP | JUNG-YOON CHOI | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials offered a rare public apology for the collapse of an apartment building under construction in Pyong...

Ouster Of Kim Jong Un's Uncle Sends Chilling Message To North Korea's Elite

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — While the rest of North Korea's top brass leaped to their feet before Kim Jong Un, clapping wildly in a requisite show of ...

North Korea Confirms Purge Of Kim Jong Un's Uncle

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle on allegations of corruption, drug use...

Is That Kim Jong Un Walking The Streets of Hong Kong?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

After years of being a musician, 34-year-old Howard decided it was time to take a different career path that utilized his looks. No, he did not be...

OK, North Korea... This Almost Doesn't Look Photoshopped

Posted 10.17.2013 | World

Never shy about promoting the benevolence and power of president Kim Jong Un, North Korea's state media recently released this image of the young lead...

NKorea Replaces Defense Minister In Power Move

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report Mond...

Who Is Kim Jong Un?

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.16.2013 | World

As North Korea intensified its belligerent rhetoric in recent weeks -- threatening South Korea, Japan and the United States -- much attention has focu...

Kim Jong Un's Smack-Talking, Playboy Brother Could Have Been Supreme Leader

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

Sometimes it can be hard not to look back in time and wonder, "What if?" We found ourselves doing just that after Mental Floss published a short bu...

North Korea Warns Military Cleared To Wage Nuke Attack

AP | YONG-HO KIM and JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

PAJU, South Korea — North Korea warned early Thursday that its military has been cleared to attack the U.S. using "smaller, lighter and diversif...

North Korea Vows To Restart Nuclear Facilities

AP | By KIM YONG-HO and SAM KIM | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea warned Thursday that its military has been cleared to attack the U.S. using "smaller, lighter and diversified" ...

Kim Jong Un: Nuclear Weapons A 'Reliable War Deterrent'

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

SEOUL, April 2 (Reuters) - North Korean nuclear weapons act as a deterrent to potential aggressors and as a foundation for its prosperity, the count...

North Korea Reportedly Entering 'State Of War' Against South Korea

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 05.29.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea warned Seoul on Saturday that the Korean Peninsula had entered "a state of war" and threatened to shut down a b...

North Korea Issues Fresh Threat Against U.S.

Reuters | Jack Kim | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

SEOUL, March 21 (Reuters) - North Korea said it would attack U.S. military bases on Japan and the Pacific island of Guam if provoked, a day after le...

Rodman Meets Kim Jong Un

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

SEOUL, South Korea -- Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman met North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Thursday on the third day of his improbable journey to Pyongyang, tel...

NKorean Leader Oversees 'Actual War' Drill

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw a live-fire artillery drill aimed at simulating an "actual war", state media said Tuesday, a day after South ...

Will North Korea Raise The Stakes?

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 02.01.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- As North Korea warns that it plans its third nuclear test since 2006, outside governments and analysts are trying to determine a...

Kim Disappoints U.S. Hopes Of Rapprochement

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - North Korea's missile tests and menacing rhetoric have disappointed U.S expectations that young leader Kim Jong-un wo...

U.S.: North Korea Playing Dangerous Game Of Risk

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

TOKYO -- A U.S. envoy said Monday that North Korea is playing a dangerous game with the international community by threatening a nuclear test and urge...

NKorea Leader Vows Strong Actions

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened top security and foreign affairs officials and ordered them to take "substantial and hi...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Calls For Better Living Standards

AP | FOSTER KLUG and SAM KIM | Posted 03.02.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Making his first New Year's speech, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Tuesday for his country to focus on economic imp...