Three ballistic missiles launched by North Korea Tuesday into the Sea of Japan off of South Korea's eastern coast wasn't just an arbitrary exercise, the Washington Post reports. The apparent intent of the Kim Jong Un-approved launch: A dry run at "preemptive strikes at ports and airfields in the operational...
Religious freedom remains non-existent in the oppressive regime of North Korea's Kim Jong Un, with evidence showing that over 100,000 people, some spanning three generations back, are forced to work in back-breaking camps, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee reports.
Environmental group says, if elected, Trump's stand on climate change would set him apart, even from Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un
North Korea said on Monday it has told the United States it will sever the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses. All matters related to the United States, including the handling of U.S. Show More Summary
NORTH KOREA THREATENS “PHYSICAL RESPONSE MEASURES” TO SOUTH KOREA-US ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILES: North Korea is also angry that the State Department has blacklisted dictator Kim Jong Un for human rights abuses. The missile system is the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile. (Here’s a photo.)
North Korea has closed its communication channel with the United States in response to US personal sanctions against several North Korean officials, including supreme leader Kim Jong Un, media reported Monday.
Pyongyang vows to end diplomatic communication channel with U.S. and hints at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country
North Korea warns the United States to stop all diplomatic contacts following personal sanctions against several officials, including supreme leader Kim Jong Un, media reported Friday.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has just been selected for membership in quite an exclusive club: The Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) in the U.S. Treasury Department this week listed Kim and ten of his senior security officials...Show More Summary
Pyongyang calls the sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un an “open declaration of war” against its nation.
North Korea warned on Thursday it is planning its toughest response to what it deemed a “declaration of war” by the United States after Washington blacklisted the nuclear-armed country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, for human rights abuses. Pyongyang...Show More Summary
North Korea says US sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war, the AP reports. The country's Foreign Ministry issued a statement Thursday carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and...
US officials are most likely heavily monitoring North Korea's activities, so you'd probably think we'd already have basic information on their leader, Kim Jong Un. However, it wasn't until yesterday that the US Treasury Department, after...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the US for the first time sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for "notorious abuses of human rights," a decision that prompted the hermit kingdom to call the sanctions a "declaration of war." The sanctions affect...Show More Summary
The United States has imposed sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, accusing the country’s supreme leader of “notorious abuses of human rights.” The U.S. Department of Treasury announced the measures on Kim and ten other North Korean officials on Tuesday. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry said on Thursday that it opposed the use of unilateral sanctions after the United States announced sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing human rights abu...
South Korea welcomes the US decision to introduce sanctions against the North Korean leadership, including supreme leader Kim Jong Un, the country's Foreign Ministry said.
The US has ramped up economic sanctions on North Korea with the first personal sanctions for Kim Jong Un and 10 other officials in a regime Washington says is guilty of "intolerable cruelty." This is the first time North Korean officials have been personally sanctioned for human rights abuses that...
The U.S. imposed sanctions Wednesday on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 10 other top officials for human rights abuses in an escalation of Washington's effort to isolate the authoritarian government. Continue reading ? The post U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is directly sanctioned for the first time for his role in human rights abuses.