We talked to the directors of The Lovers and the Despot about their new documentary, which tells an unlikely tale of kidnapping, cinema, and a dictator turned cupid.
North Korean and international sky divers on Sunday (September 25) joined the second and final day of an air show in the east coast city of Wonsan, North Korea.
Here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching — fireworks.
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From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country. More...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - China is investigating executives of a North Korean bank believed to finance the illicit procurement of arms and materials related to the isolated country's banned nuclear program, South Korea's JoongAng Daily reported on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country.
The defense minister of South Korea said this week that the country has elite troops ready to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The troops would be used in the event that Kim was going to launch nuclear weapons at South Korea, Han Min-koo said. Show More Summary
Human rights activists in 24 cities around the world protested outside Chinese embassies on Friday and delivered petitions calling on the Chinese government to stop killing North Korean defectors by repatriating them back to their home country.
The 210th Field Artillery Brigade will remain near the heavily militarized border with North Korea for the foreseeable future.
Defense minister reveals plan to remove North Korean dictator if nuclear risk becomes too great.
At a parliamentary meeting Wednesday, South Korean defense minister Han Min-koo was asked if the military has a special forces unit prepared to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “Yes, we do have such a plan,” Han responded, according to CNN. Show More Summary
Thanks to the internet’s first helpful Youtube commenter, we know that this North Korean youth team was most likely actively trying to lose to avoid playing a better team in the knockout round of the Asian Federation’s U-16 Championship. Show More Summary
This should calm tensions on the Korean peninsula. Asked in parliament on Wednesday whether South Korea had a plan in place to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should the need arise, the country's defense minister didn't beat around the bush. "Yes, we do have such a plan,...
North Korea's fifth nuclear test, ostensibly to perfect the design of a device capable of being deployed on a wide-range of ballistic missiles, has sent ripples throughout the American national security policy community, which continues to wrestle with the question of how best to deal with the issue of a nuclear-armed North Korea. Show More Summary
CRAZY LIKE A FOX: South Korea reveals it has a plan to assassinate Kim Jong Un. South Korea has elite troops on standby ready to assassinate Kim Jong Un if the country feels threatened by North Korean nuclear weapons, the country’s defense minister revealed this week. Asked in parliament Wednesday if there was a special […]
South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se accused North Korea Thursday of "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations through its nuclear and missile tests and said it was time to reconsider whether it was qualified for U.N. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se accused North Korea on Thursday of "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations through its nuclear and missile tests and said it was time to reconsider whether it was qualified for U.N. membership.
[caption id="attachment_80023" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Sun Mu, "Jesus of Chosun," oil on canvas, 2009[/caption] North Korean defector Sun Mu has been stirring up controversy with his parody Socialist Realism paintings. Apparently some South Korean audiences don't see the irony in his work... Show More Summary
As if The Eric Andre Show couldn't get any stranger, for the show's latest season Andre fully committed to a new Eraserhead, North Korean hostage aesthetic. He grew out his nails like Howard Hughes, lost weight, avoided the sun, and neglected to shower. Besides his guests wincing when he hugged them, ... More »