South Korea has stopped broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda on the border, in a deal with North Korea, allowing the two countries to pull back from the brink of a potential military conflict. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un claimed he was prepared to risk “all-out war” unless Seoul halted its propaganda broadcasts. North Korea apologized for a
John Hemmings Security, Asia The recent spate of purges by Kim Jong-un suggests that the regime is going through a consolidation of power, and it is unlikely to accept or even to deal with diplomatic overtures from the U.S. As the sounds...Show More Summary
Tensions between North Korea and South Korea are once again escalating to the point that the soldiers of North Korea have been put on their highest alert. North Korea has set an ultimatum for Saturday that says South Korea must stop broadcasting propaganda messages across the border. Show More Summary
A day after North Korea and South Korea began engaging in a freestyle propaganda battle on the border, Kim Jong-un has told his troops to prepare for war. The military is supposed to be "fully ready for any military operations at any time" by 5 p.m. on Friday; North Korea has... More »
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has ordered his frontline troops to prepare for war after an exchange of fire with South Korea on Thursday, according to the country's state news agency. Kim declared what Pyongyang's official KCNA news...Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on a war footing Friday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt high-decibel propaganda broadcasts across the border. The move came as military tensions on the divided Korean peninsula soared following a rare exchange of artillery...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered troops on the country's heavily armed border with South Korea to be ready for war, one day after the two countries exchanged artillery fire in a spat over propaganda-spewing loudspeakers.
Kim Jong-un has declared a state of war following an escalation of hostilities across the DMZ. Here's Xinhua: The top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has ordered the country's frontline combined forces to enter state of war from 5pm (0830 GMT) Friday. Show More Summary
North Korea’s vice premier Choe Yong-Gon has been executed for voicing frustration at the policies of leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said Wednesday, citing an anonymous source. Choe, who took the job in June 2014, was executed by firing squad in May after voicing...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly ordered the execution of vice-premier Choe Yong-gon by firing squad earlier this year, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. South Korea's Unification Ministry, which could not independently confirm the report, released a statement saying that Choe had not been seen publicly since December 2014. Choe reportedly... More »
Kim Jong-Un isn’t exactly viewed as the world’s greatest leader by many in the West. However, in his own country, he has demanded god-like status, claiming his family’s dynasty has led the country to glory. Now an Indonesian organization has decided to award the reclusive and...
Kim Jong-un, the hermetic North Korean leader whose regime has likened US President Barack Obama to a monkey and called South Korean President Park Geun-hye a "crafty prostitute" and a witch, is set to receive an award that hails his global statesmanship. Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid a visit to a high-profile Air Force combat contest, describing it as part of "war preparations" against the United States and South Korea, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday.
Turns out The Donald and Kim Jong-un have a few things in common. 1. Donald Trump takes his fascist tendencies out for a spin. For such a huge bully, Donald Trump sure is a whiny thing. On the one hand, he — much like the Glenn Close character in Fatal Attraction — will not be ignored (see next item). Show More Summary
Eat you heart out Kim Jong-Un. @ErikWemple skewers Fox & Friends' vapid hagiography of Trump. https://t.co/vSWNjZUwpk pic.twitter.com/3te83e4tlt — Reed F. Richardson (@reedfrich) July 22, 2015 The NYTimes, at its most mealy-mouthed: … For all of Mr. Show More Summary
As we all know, Kim Jong-un is king of the fashion world. With his stylish hair and impeccably tailored gray... The post A(nother) Reason to Fly the Airline of North Korea appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Puts On a Disney Extravaganza North Korea Uses Mortar Firing Squad to Execute Officer North Korea Requires Kim Jong Un Haircut
Which celeb will he defend next? Tune in to Twitter to find out. There is one rule on Twitter that no one follows, but everyone regards: "Never Tweet." "Never Tweet" doesn't really mean "don't tweet" as much as it means nothing good comes from tweeting. Show More Summary
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“It is ridiculous, the hairstyle he has, everything,” says Hyeonseo Lee. She is talking about Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea and in her old life, before her defection from the tightly controlled regime, saying such a thing would condemn her and her family to prison or to death. Show More Summary
A modern idea in a mostly backwards nation. City and national leaders around the world are joining the movement to create safer streets for cyclists. Now that even includes North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un. Read Full Story