Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea’s main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong Un’s determination to pursue a space program despite international censure, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Satellite imagery shows major construction at North Korea rocket site appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips. His policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: This week, his elder brother Kim Jong Chul seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. Show More Summary
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips, leading some to suspect that the young autocrat has some kind of aversion to international travel. This policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: Just this week, his elder brother […]
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Kim Jong Un climbed North Korea's highest mountain – or did he? Even at the highest levels of government, you'll find Photoshop artists who skills leave a lot to be desired.
SEOUL (Reuters) - It's much more dangerous, and twice as expensive, to defect from North Korea since Kim Jong Un took power in Pyongyang three and a half years ago, refugees and experts say, and far fewer people are escaping from the repressive and impoverished country.
He said: "It is hard to understand that the farm visited by Kim Jong Il did not arrange even the room for education in revolutionary history. The employees who failed to bear deep in their minds his leadership exploits could hardly perform...Show More Summary
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un is furious with terrapin farmers for incompetence and failure to breed lobsters, according to a stinging report carried by state media on Tuesday. Kim expressed his supreme displeasure with Taedonggang...Show More Summary
Employees at a terrapin farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang might want to lay low for a while. According to North Korean state news agency KCNA, their Dear Leader isn't too pleased with the way things are managed at Taedonggang Terrapin Farm, which was visited by Kim Jong Un’s father...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered earlier this year a new aerospace entity to prepare to test-launch what the country calls a rocket carrying a space satellite, Japanese media reported Tuesday.
A week after Kim Jong Un reportedly had his defense minister executed by anti-aircraft gun when he fell asleep during a meeting, Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about what to do with North Korea during a visit in Seoul, the capital of the country's southern neighbor. “The world is... More »
North Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol made a mistake: he fell asleep at an official event at which Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was present. Kim, keen on sending a strong message amid rumors that his grip on absolute power may be...Show More Summary
Since Kim Jong Un inherited the leadership of the Hermit Kingdom from his father in 2011, numerous reports of purges and executions of officials in Pyongyang have surfaced, sometimes describing cruel and gruesome sentences. Another of...Show More Summary
Dennis Rodman’s third trip to North Korea took a naughty turn at Kim Jong Un’s “Pleasure Island,” where—rumor has it—the supreme leader rolled out more than the red carpet.
This isn't the first time the country's elusive leader has used brutality to cement his control
CBS News Washington Bureau Chief Chris Isham and CBS News senior national security analyst Juan Zarate analyze what Kim’s latest purge means for the state of his regime.
Every time you find yourself complaining about your boss, just remember things could always be worse — for instance, you could be working for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Per Reuters, it seems that North Korea this week executed its own defense minister after he fell asleep during a political rally where Kim Jong Un was present. Show More Summary