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Op-Ed: Kim Jong Un challenges Trump with a slap in the face

Washington D.c. - “It will never happen”, “We won’t allow it to happen”, it’s happened. The Trump administration has obviously not managed to deter North Korea (DPRK) from its nuclear goals.

Op-Ed: Former NBA star Rodman makes fourth visit to North Korea

Pyongyang - The former NBA star Dennis Rodman claims he was "just trying to open the door" as he visits North Korea for the fourth time. He said he would not raise the issue of Americans detained in the country.

Op-Ed: Tension increases between irrational U.S. and N. Korean leaders

North Korea and the U.S. trade threats and provocations as tension between the leaders of the two countries increases creating the danger of disastrous clashes.

North Korea invents 'hangover-free alcohol'

North Korea claims it has invented hangover-free alcohol. The reclusive dictatorship says it has perfected a liquor that doesn't cause nasty after-effects.

North Korea willing to nuke USA, looks to become economic power

More rhetoric is seeping out of North Korea, though it appears to be more measured than usual. During an exclusive sit down with CNN, a leading North Korean official said his country would use nuclear missiles if the U.S. “forced their hand.”

South Korea: North Korea has 6,000-strong 'cyber army'

Seoul - South Korea officials warned on Tuesday that rival North Korea has a 6,000-member cyber army tasked with attacking and disrupting its democratic neighbor's military and government computer networks.

North Korea's leader returns to public view with a vengeance

Seoul - He's baaaack; and there are some 10 senior leaders of the North Korea's ruling Workers Party who are not particularly happy about it.

North and South Korea to hold high level talks

Pyongyang - After senior North Korean officials made a surprise visit to South Korea to attend the closing ceremonies of the Asian Games, Hwang Pyong-so, regarded as the second most powerful person in the North, met with South Korea's Reunification Minister.

Video teasing 'Fat Guy Number 3' Kim Jong-un goes viral

A mash-up video poking fun at the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is doing the rounds across the world and has been viewed millions of times in China.

Dennis Rodman apologizes for outburst on live TV interview

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has issued an apology for his outburst while being interviewed by Chris Cuomo, host of CNN program "News Day," saying he had been drinking and was stressed out during the interview.

Rodman arrives in N.Korea for Kim's birthday basketball game

Pyongyang - Former NBA basketball super-star Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea, ready to mark Kim Jong-un's birthday with a celebrity game of basketball.

Kim Jong-un's aunt dead of heart attack or suicide

Pyongyang - As North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, prepares to celebrate his birthday Wednesday there are reports that his aunt, sister to former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, is dead of a heart attack or suicide.

Western media's take on Kim Jong Un's uncle being eaten by dogs

Pyongyang - Rumors are flying that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle Jade Song Thaek, was executed, not by the usual firing squad, but by being stripped naked and then placed in a cage with 120 attack dogs.

New report says Kim Jong Un's uncle eaten alive by starving dogs

Pyongyang - The world was stunned by the execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle in North Korea last month. However, the plot thickens as a Beijing-based newspaper reports the brutal method by which Jang Song Thaek was put to death.

Dennis Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting Kim Jong Un

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman left Pyongyang Monday without meeting his friend and North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un.

Execution of Chang Song-thaek, uncle of Kim, stuns world leaders

Pyongyang - News that ousted Chang or Jang Song-thaek, a powerful uncle of Kim Jong-un has been executed, has sent ripples of shock-waves to other countries. The uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was ousted from office and not seen in public since November.

Dennis Rodman makes second trip to North Korea to visit Kim

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman makes his second trip to Pyongyang this year to visit his friend Kim Jong un, North Korea's strongman.

Now North Korea proposes high level talks with US

Just five days after proposed high level talks with South Korea were abandoned after North Korea alleged that South Korea had insulted it North Korea has today, proposed new high level talks with the United States.

Op-Ed: Will Dennis Rodman's diplomacy work in North Korea?

Kenneth Bae, a US citizen who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor by the North Korean court due to "hostile acts" against North Korea, may soon regain his freedom if the communist country's strongman, Kim Jong Un, grants Dennis Rodman's request.

Dennis Rodman asks North Korean leader to do him a solid

Earlier this year Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un formed a friendship when the former NBA star paid a visit to North Korea, and he let Kim Jong Un know that he has a friend for life.

Op-Ed: The brewing tension with North Korea a wider perspective

Seoul - Rising tensions and bellicose rhetoric from the North should be placed in a wider context in which the provocative war games of South Korea and the US play a part.

North Korea's nuclear plant restart belies Politburo changes

North Korea announced it is restarting operations at its nuclear facilities including the currently mothballed reactor at Yongbyon nuclear facility. But, behind the latest sabre-rattling there are changes at the very top of Pyongyang's political elite.

Rodman: I'm going on vacation with Kim in August

NBA Hall Of Famer Dennis Rodman has visited North Korea once before, and he says that he has plans to go back to the country in August.

Op-Ed: North Korea plans more nuclear and ballistic missile tests

North Korea plans to conduct more nuclear and ballistic missile testing to intimidate Washington and Seoul. North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs are now a direct threat to South Korea and United States of America.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes rare New Year's speech

Pyongyang - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made a rare televised New Year's speech, the first such broadcast for nineteen years.

Op-Ed: North Korea's 'unshakable stand'

How North Korea's latest satellite launch may be part of a broader process on the part of the regime of trying to gain legitimization in the eyes of the beggared North Korean people.

North Korea announces December rocket launch

North Korea has announced it will launch an Unha-3 rocket between December 10 and 22. South Korea has accused its northern neighbour of attempting to interfere in the presidential election, due on December 19.

Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh perform for N. Korean dictator

Pyongyang - Still photos aired on the North Korean state TV show performers dressed as Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh, dancing at a concert attended by the youthful North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

First public speech by Kim Jong-Un followed by rockets in the sky

Pyongyang - North Korea's new supreme leader made his first televised speech today, followed by rockets flaring over Pyongyang tonight, but this time it was in celebration and not a failed rocket test.

Kim Jong Un: Is he dead or Undead?

Beijing - Many horrors! China microblog translate poorly English into. Say Beloved Successor of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un dead from dying after assassin kill. No verification. Checking.
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US President Donald Trump (L) declared North Korea (whose leader Kim Jong-Un is seen in April 2017  ...
US President Donald Trump (L) declared North Korea (whose leader Kim Jong-Un is seen in April 2017, R) a state sponsor of terrorism, a spot on a US blacklist the country had shed nearly a decade ago. (Photo: Mandel Ngan, Ed Jones, AFP)
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Kim Jong-un (left) seated with Ri Yong Ho (center) and Kim Jong-il (right) on September 28th, 2010 at the front of Kumsusan Memorial Palace for the meeting of the Workers' Party of Korea.
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