American soldiers in South Korea are busy drawing maps of underground military facilities in the neighboring North to deal with threats that the reclusive nation might pose, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported Saturday, citing a military journal. The United States Forces Korea (USFK) in...
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
The pastor of a Korean megachurch in Canada was detained in a North Korean airport in February and appeared before media in Pyongyang on Thursday where he admitted to various alleged crimes against the Communist state, including "perpetrating a scheme to over throw the state."
A Korean-Canadian pastor detained in North Korea appeared for the first time in months on Thursday, admitting to a bizarre plot to overthrow the regime in a country known for eliciting forced confessions from detainees. The ReverendShow 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.
South Korean intelligence officials said Wednesday that around 20 Scud missiles fired at Saudi Arabia from Yemen by Houthi rebels and their allies originated in North Korea. "North Korea has sold missiles to Yemen and sent missile engineers...Show More Summary
A North Korean cultural representative claims it's "absolutely false" that Christians are being persecuted in the Communist state, and argued that American evangelicals "take advantage" of drug addicts and homeless people, forcing them to convert to their religion in exchange for food.
To new readers, this is part four in a running debate between me and Van Jackson of Georgetown. Van (we are friends) originally argued that the group of countries pushing back on China in the South China Sea (SCS) could use South Korea’s extra weight. Show More Summary
On July 27, 2015 the Democratic People's Republic of Korea celebrated the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement which ended the Korean War of 1950-1953.
North Korea opened the reconstructed Sinchon Museum yesterday with a huge ceremony marking the 62nd anniversary of the “Korean people’s victory in the Fatherland Liberation War,” or as we call it, the Korean War. The museum is more a showcase of North Korean propaganda around the so-called Sinchon Massacre than it is a real war museum. Read more...
There was no peace treaty at the end of the war between the Koreas. Instead, on July 27, 1953, an armistice signed by the U.S., China and North and South Korea brought the Korean War to a close. But for North Korea, the conflict, known...Show More Summary
North Korea officially warned the United States that if there were another war on the Korean Peninsula, no Americans would be left alive to sign a surrender document. In addition, while celebrating the anniversary of the Korean War that...Show More Summary
In North Korea, there’s no escaping the Kim family. “Eternal President” Kim Il Sung continues to reign — according to North Korean lore — 21 years after his death. His son, “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il, died in 2011 but lies in state with his father in a huge mausoleum the size of Buckingham Palace […]
The Korean office for Voice of the Martyrs announced at a press conference earlier this week that the Christian missionary organization will be sending Bibles into the southern part of North Korea.
, he reveals in this interview with the Telegraph. The English comedian and con artist pulled off a legendary coup last week, by breaching the FIFA walls and infiltrating a conference as an imposter. Pretending to be a North Korean delegate,...Show More Summary
SINGAPORE, July 24 (Reuters) – Singapore-based Senat Shipping said on Friday it had done nothing illegal and that it was unreasonable to be put on a U.S. sanctions list for alleged connection with a blacklisted North Korean shipping company. Show More Summary
In today's links, drug companies want superhuman genes, celebrities want Uber to win, and Kim Jong-un wants North Koreans to bike
Tens of thousands of North Korean laborers are currently working in Russia’s construction industry in what human rights groups claim as a form of "slave labor," BBC reported late Tuesday. Most of the labor is currently working in the eastern part of the country. Show More Summary
At the best of times, life is not great for most North Koreans. They live in an isolated totalitarian state beset by food shortages and ruled through fear by one of the world's most repressive regimes. But spare a thought for denizens of the Hermit Kingdom toiling there right now, amid a brutal heat wave […]