North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un ordered and watched his country’s latest ballistic missile launch, simulating a nuclear strikes on U.S.-backed bases in South Korea, its state news announced on Wednesday. Three missiles were launched on Tuesday by North Korea, landing into the sea. Show More Summary
North Korea said Wednesday its latest ballistic missile tests trialled detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on US targets in South Korea and were personally monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong-Un. Tuesday’s test firing of three missiles in violation of existing UN resolutions was seen as an angry reaction to the planned deployment of a
Supreme leader Kim Jong-un personally supervised Tuesday's firing of three ballistic missiles, North's state media says.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un provided guidance to the launch of three ballistic missiles from North Hwanghae province, local media reported on Wednesday.
On 6 July, the Obama administration introduced a new set of North Korea-related sanctions: this time, the North Korean hereditary dictator Kim Jong-un is targeted personally. Announcing the new measures, a US Treasury official said:'...Show More Summary
Pyongyang's decision is apparently in retaliation to US move to blacklist leader Kim Jong-un for human rights abuses.
Dealing with North Korea brings to mind Sisyphus, the mythological Greek king condemned for eternity to roll a stone up a hill, only to watch it roll back down. Whatever the U.S. does, Kim Jong-un again will fire missiles, test nukes,...Show More Summary
People walk past a television screen reporting news of North Korea's latest Musudan missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on June 23, 2016.North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has hailed the successful test of a powerful new medium-range missile, saying it poses a direct threat to US military bases [...]
North Korea has called the U.S. decision to place its leader Kim Jong-un and other senior officials under sanctions as a “declaration of war.” The U.S. placed Jong-un and ten other key figures in the rogue state’s government under sanctions for the first time this week over alleged human rights abuses. Show More Summary
Doug Bandow Politics, Asia Kim doesn't care about sanctions. Never has, never will. Dealing with North Korea brings to mind Sisyphus, the mythological Greek king condemned for eternity to roll a stone up a hill, only to watch it roll back down. Show More Summary
North Korea vows a tough response to new US sanctions on leader Kim Jong-un and other top officials.
North Korea’s young leader Kim Jong-Un, who was personally blacklisted by the United States for the first time over allegations of human rights abuses, has repeatedly shrugged off pressure by the international community while asserting absolute control over the reclusive state. In his late...
Report says the country's prison camps commonly subject many of the 120,000 detainees to torture, assault and execution.
The action against Kim Jong-un and 10 other North Korean leaders was taken after extrajudicial slayings, forced labor and torture, a Treasury official said.
The lure of architectural propaganda It’s no secret that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un—like is father before him—uses construction projects to give the West an impression of prosperity and modernity. So, in the face of yet more sanctions,...Show More Summary
Dear readers with shoop skills: if you stretch Kim Jong-Un, does he look like a marshmallow bunny? [via]
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting a test of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 at an undisclosed location in North Korea.The Musudan -- also known as the Hwasong-10 [...]