Beijing calls for renewed talks over Pyonyang's atomic programme, saying it will not allow war on Korean peninsula.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is irresistible. Or at least that’s how Kim Jong-Un’s state-controlled Korean Central News Agency is depicting it in a series of just-released photographs of the leader being fawned over by half a dozen female pilots. According to the news agency,...
For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from North Korea, Canada, India, Pakistan, China, Poland, United States and other countries around the world. --Lloyd Young (30 photos total) A North Korean man walks near the Kim Il Sung stadium, right, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Feb. 26. (Vincent Yu/Associated Press)
Beijing has recently voiced it’s concern in regard to a volley of North Korean missiles that passed China Expresses Concern Over North Korean Rocket’s Near Miss With Airliner - -
North Korea is holding parliamentary elections. Well, sort of. Three days ahead of Sunday's vote, the Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland looks set to complete yet another clean sweep of the 687-seat Supreme People's Assembly. Show More Summary
A Chinese commercial flight with 200 passengers on board came within minutes of being hit by North Korean missiles. The China Southern Airlines flight flew through an area of airspace just five minutes after North Korea launched the rockets into the same area, the Daily Star reports. Show More Summary
Via Bloomberg: A China Southern Airlines Co. (1055) airplane carrying 220 passengers passed through the trajectory of a rocket launched seven minutes earlier by North Korea, a South Korean official said. China Southern flight CZ628, operating as a code-share with Japan Airlines Co. Show More Summary
Last Tuesday, a short-range rocket launched by North Korea passed through the route of a China Southern Airlines passenger jet headed from Narita to Shenyang just seven minutes ahead of the airliner. This near-miss has provoked stern comments from South Korea, but almost nothing from the Chinese side. [ more › ]
This is alarming: According to the South Korean government, on Tuesday a South China Airlines plane carrying 220 civilians narrowly missed being hit by a North Korean missile after it flew into the missile’s trajectory. The missile and plane crossed the same path just seven short minutes apart. No one was harmed. The plane had [...]
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.
Wednesday, North Korea publicly defended it’s missile firing earlier this week, stating it was North Korean Missile Passes Near Chinese Passenger Jet - -
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
The U.S. State Department announced on Wednesday that it has ordered Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari to remain within a 25-mile (40-km) radius of New York City, similar to restrictions that apply to Iranian and North Korean envoys. A pro-opposition Syrian-American group, the Coalition for a Democratic Syria, welcomed the announcement in a statement, saying […]
Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, has called for the execution of 33 people for reportedly working as accomplices to South Korean Baptist missionary Kim Jung-wook and planning to help him create 500 underground churches. Show More Summary
Innocent blood is crying from the ground of North Korea. While I'm pleased that the U.N. is urging the international community to get tough on the North Korean regime for destroying the lives of its twenty-five million people, there's a worldview irony peeking out from the pages of its recent report.
More reported brutality in North Korea: A source tells the Chosun Ilbo that 33 North Koreans will be executed because they were connected to a South Korean missionary who was arrested in the North last year. Kim Jung Wook made his first public appearance since his arrest on Thursday, admitting...
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
It seems to be a pattern. Older foreigners who proselytize Christianity are arrested in North Korea. Held for long periods of time. Are forced to publicly apologize for “breaking North Korean law.” And are then released. The latest: 75-year-old Australian John Short.
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If Choe Ryong-hae is purged, it could signal that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, is concentrating power in his own hands.