Naval ships opened fire after North Korean patrol vessel crossed disputed sea border in the Yellow Sea, officials said.
North Korean propaganda videos can be thought of as a form of brainwashing that is full of falsehoods and completely anti-American, but beneath all the easily perceived negativity there’s a lot of interesting stuff going on in. (YouTube...Show More Summary
[youtube:pUp60qpU8GM] On Sunday 24 March, a global group of female peace activists crossed the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. Led by American feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Christine Ahn, a Korean-American activist...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the Abbott Government handed down its second budget since coming to office in late 2013. Experts at the Lowy Institute broke it down in terms of foreign affairs, overseas development aid and the Government's assessment of the global economy. Show More Summary
Update: This essay was written before this week’s execution of North Korean Defense Minister Hyon Yong-Chol. The sheer brutality of that execution – for the 'crime' of falling asleep in public, and by anti-aircraft gun – supports the...Show More Summary
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Dozens die in flash floods across Western India, thousands of North Koreans rally against the United States, Chilean student protesters clash with police in Santiago, and a strict vaccination law passed California's state assembly. Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest foray into the absurd: a massive, new airport terminal that few will ever see.
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers wants the Supreme Court to provide a live audio feed of the release of its gay marriage decision. Kim Jong Un unveils new, extravagant North Korean airport terminal. Aaron Taylor-Johnson flaunts his ass-ets for Fla… The post News: North Korea, Jiggery-Pokery, Donald Trump, PrEP appeared first on Towleroad.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently visited a shiny new terminal at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, according to photographs released by state media on Thursday that showcase amenities that — in all honesty — would make many domestic travelers in the United States jealous. A three-page spread in the newspaper Rodong Sinmun showed shops […]
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently visited a shiny new terminal at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, according to photographs released by state media on Thursday that showcase amenities that — in all honesty — would make many domestic travelers in the United States jealous.Read full article >>
The line between North and South was crossed on June 25, 1950
Today, June 25th, 2015, marks the 65th anniversary of the North Korean invasion of South Korea, in a war that was to last over three years, kill 36,000 Americans and perhaps a million Koreans and 400,000 Chinese, as well as devastate a beautiful country. Show More Summary
Virtually no North Koreans have free access to the Internet or any kind of social media.
Hacking has become an everyday presence in our digital lives. But what if the hackers got a bit, you know, creative? At Vooza HQ this week, they found themselves having to battle the almighty North Korean army. But, instead of waging a righteous war on the staff at the startup, they decide to enact a much more cruel revenge via social media. Show More Summary
After narrowly escaping North Korean terrorists in Olympus Has Fallen, Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is back for more world-saving in London Has Fallen. He accompanies the President (Aaron Eckhart) to the funeralShow More Summary
About an hour’s drive north of Seoul, in the Gwangju Mountains, nearly fifty South Korean children pore over a book. The text is an unlikely choice: the Talmud, the fifteen-hundred-year-old book of Jewish laws. The students are not Jewish, nor are their teachers, and they have no interest in converting. Show More Summary
NAMPHO, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials are concerned that unusually light precipitation so far this year might lead to bad harvests and possibly food and electricity shortages — but for farmers there is little to do but wait. The...Show More Summary
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced two South Koreans to life in prison with labor after finding them guilty of spying for Seoul. Details of the trial were sparse. Analysts saw the sentences as retaliation against South Korea for the opening Tuesday of a U.N. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's highest court has sentenced two South Koreans accused by Pyongyang of spying for Seoul to hard labor for life, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, citing a North Korean state radio broadcast.
The supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has reportedly met two of the country's female fighter pilots. And he was impressed. According to a press release issued Monday by the Korean Central News Agency -- theShow More Summary