North Korea has fired off 10 short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports. The 10-minute show of force is the latest amid ongoing joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea, and al-Jazeera notes that South Korea is on alert. "Following the...
By Joe Hicks Published: March 16th, 2014 North Korea's policies, attempts at propaganda, and even simple children's cartoons are a crash course in the kind of absurdity that would be hilarious if it wasn't so tragic. Thanks to its impressive madness (and, you know, all the human rights abus
Pyongyang test-fired 10 rockets into Sea of Japan, South Korea's Defence Ministry says.
TOKYO (AP) — The parents of a Japanese woman abducted by North Korea in 1977 have met their Korean-born granddaughter for the first time.
Human rights groups have criticized the Globe Theater for planning to take a touring production to North Korea: The Globe will perform the play in the secretive state in September 2015 as part of a global tour marking the 450th anniversary of the English playwright’s birth. “We do not believe that anyone should be excluded from the […]
It's not easy for North Korea to grab headlines these days. Over the last couple weeks, Pyongyang launched several short-range missiles and rockets. They barely caused a ripple. The world has been focused on the showdown in Ukraine, the nuclear negotiations with Iran, and the Oscars. North Korea also barely registers on the U.S. Show More Summary
In one year, three missionaries were detained in North Korea from America, South Korea and Australia. The Australian, John Short, was detained in North Korea for passing out religious pamphlets at a Buddhist temple and in a crowded train in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. Show More Summary
Doug Bandow The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea long has been recognized as one of the globe’s most difficult challenges. For two decades concern over Pyongyang’s nuclear program has dominated international attention toward the Korean peninsula. What to do about The North Korea Problem has troubled three successive U.S. Show More Summary
Although South Korea seems to be plugging unification with North Korea, experts are a little hesitant about projecting North Korea's imminent collapse. NKnews.org published a nice post on the chance of the dictatorial regime's disintegration, concluding that ‘Pyongyang's belated economic reforms make ‘middle-run’ scenarios more likely'. Written by Lee Yoo Eun...
North Korea May Not Be About to Freak Out
Earlier this year, persecution watchdog group Open Doors USA ranked North Korea as the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian....
North Korea said the tanker violated its laws, and a contract with the Alexandria-based company by carrying contraband cargo The post North Korea Denies Rebel Tanker Ties appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As Christians around the world were being called on to pray for 33 people reportedly facing execution in North Korea for their alleged involvement with a foreign missionary, a new film that dramatizes the stories of "secret Christians" living under the oppressive regime is being lauded for its powerful presentation.
Mir Tours, a company that specializes in trips to places that are difficult to reach, now has North Korea and Iran on its itinerary.
The bizarre tale of the North Korean-flagged oil tanker that has been trying to escape the clutches of Libya's fragile central government has prompted days of conflicting news coverage, precipitated the fall of the country's prime minister, and underscored the continued threat posed by its patchwork of heavily armed militias. Show More Summary