Choe Ryong Hae, believed to have replaced Kim's executed uncle, Jang Song Thaek, is being shown again on official television after disappearing from public view.
North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un has reportedly ordered the execution of 33 people for converting to Christianity and receiving money from a South Korean Baptist missionary to start 500 underground churches.
There’s new reports of ANOTHER mass execution coming out of North Korea Thursday, where despot Kim Jong Un has called for the deaths of 33 people implicating of conspiring against… READ ON
Kim Jong Un continues to rule with an iron fist, according to new reports coming out of South Korea, stating the North Korean leader has rid himself of one… READ ON
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has given Pyongyang residents lucky enough to be able to get to the zoo a special treat in the form of an exotic new addition: Dogs!
DART to The Daily Mail, Gawker, and NBC, among others, for gleefully reprinting a story about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un having his uncle torn apart by dogs. It was lurid, provocative and--surprise--not true. China-based satirist...Show More Summary
John Short, 75, was arrested last month for distributing Bible tracts in Pyongyang on Kim Jong Il's birthday.
When North Korea purged Kim Jong Un’s uncle, one question raised was whether it would impact economic ties with China. Jang Song Thaek was seen as a key interlocutor with Beijing. Initial data shows there’s been no immediate negative effect.
When North Korea purged dictator Kim Jong Un’s uncle in December one question raised was whether the move would impact economic ties with China. Jang Song Thaek was seen as a key interlocutor with Beijing and a proponent of business links. Initial data shows there’s been no immediate negative effect on the trade relationship between the countries.
Hollywood Reporter broke the news last night that Fox has bought the rights to Diplomats, a buddy comedy based on Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea to visit totalitarian dictator Kim Jong Un and engage in what Rodman termed “hoopsShow More Summary
Dennis Rodman's North Korea " basketball diplomacy " already sounded like something out of a ridiculous movie... so it's fitting that an upcoming comedy film was inspired by Rodman's mission and ensuing friendship with Kim Jong Un. The pitch for Diplomats has been purchased by 20th Century Fox, and the film will...
“One is a former NBA bad boy, the other is a young despot ready to break all the rules. This summer, Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong -un are...Diplomats.” While it is very early in development, a comedy based on Dennis Rodman’s exploits in...Show More Summary
As if Dennis Rodman’s friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un hadn’t received enough media attention, 2oth Century Fox has reportedly bought the rights to a comedy about his time in the Hermit Kingdom. The Diplomats is set to be directed by Tim Story, who recently shot Ride Along starring Ice Cube, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
Many years ago, Clive Crook green-lit an Economist cover featuring what at the time was a rare photo of Kim Jong Il, underneath the headline, "Greetings, earthlings." It was inspired, and "people sill mention it to me unprompted as their favorite Economist cover," Crook writes at Bloomberg. But somehow it...
Kim Jong Il loved to spend. The late North Korean dictator may have dressed in utilitarian khaki, but he splashed money on luxury goods. His one-time sushi chef — sushi chef — says the strongman loved Chinese melon, Uzbek caviar and Danish pork. Show More Summary
GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation, ranging from systematic executions to torture, rape and mass starvation.
Sometimes — as with North Korea and its despot of the moment, Kim Jong Un — I hate to admit it, but I miss the good/bad old days when we could just threaten to bomb someone back into the Stone Age to solve problems.
In the latest installment of The Adventures of Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Un proves that only he is worthy to win both the Hunger Games and Jennifer Lawrence's heart.
The United Nations released an authoritative report on North Korea on Monday describing rights violations “without any parallel in the contemporary world.” And North Korean leader Kim Jong Un got an advance copy. Read full article >...
But will Kim Jong Un find himself facing a tribunal in the Hague anytime soon? The post U.N. Report Suggests Charging North Korean Leaders With Crimes Against Humanity appeared first on ThinkProgress.