South Korea

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korean media blasted the US President for insulting remarks he made about the country's leader

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

The US President finished up his Asia tour on Monday

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

The US President made a new statement against Pyongyang while on his tour of Asia

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

There has been heavy tension between North Korea and the US president over the regime's ongoing drive to build nuclear weapons

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

The meal will also include grilled sole and a prawn caught near a disputed island

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

US flies bombers in 'show of force' over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threat

US flies bombers in 'show of force' over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threat

US flies bombers over Korean peninsula despite North Korea threats

The demonstration was reportedly ordered in an attempt to deter the North Koreans from aggression

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

The new link connects the country to a Russian state-owned company

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

Washington denies declaring war on North Korea as crisis escalates

The regime in Pyongyang said on Monday a tweet from Donald Trump was tantamount to a declaration of war

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

North Korea threatens new hydrogen bomb test in response to US sanctions

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Trump sends another provocative tweet after North Korea threatens hydrogen bomb test

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea actually hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

Professor Scott Lucas says the North Korean missile launch is a blunt response to UN sanctions

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

North Korea: 'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

North Korea: We need to kind of ignore Donald Trump's tweets, says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Channel 4 news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy says we must rely on the US system against North Korea and not worry about what the President is saying

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Four South Korean journalists 'sentenced to death by North Korea over book review'

Four South Korean journalists 'sentenced to death by North Korea over book review'

Four South Korean journalists 'sentenced to death by North Korea over review'

North Korea state media reports that two reviews of the book North Korea Confidential are said to be insulting

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea latest missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'reckless and illegal' missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'illegal' missile test

The missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, prompting panic

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Oil tanker and US Navy vessel collide with each other near Singapore

USS John S. McCain: 10 injured after US Navy ship hits oil tanker near Singapore

Oil tanker and US Navy vessel collide with each other near Singapore

10 sailors are reported to be missing in the wake of the collision

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

'Donald Trump is more than capable of launching an attack on North Korea'

Our host said the crisis between America and North Korea is at its tipping point

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump', says research fellow

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump', says research fellow

'North Korea normally cries wolf, but the difference now is Donald Trump'

Aidan Foster-Carter, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Modern Korea, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the fresh sanctions imposed on the country by the US

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Women suspected of killing Kim Jong-un's half brother expected to plead not guilty

Kim Jong-nam murder suspects expected to plead not guilty

Kim Jong-nam murder suspects expected to plead not guilty

According to reports Doan Thi Huong​ and Siti Aisyah have claimed they were tricked and thought they were conducting a harmless prank

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

Lim Ji-hyeon appeared on many television programmes in South Korea but she has now appeared in a North Korean propaganda video

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension

The tensions have been rising ever since the regime in Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental missile

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Abuse suffered by US student Otto Warmbier 'is regular in North Korean concentration camps'

Abuse suffered by US student Otto Warmbier 'is routine in North Korean concentration camps'

Abuse suffered by US student Otto Warmbier 'is routine in North Korea'

A defector has said 20 people would be stuffed into each cell in North Korea camps and were often tortured within an inch of their life

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kim Jong-un: Two women suspected of murdering North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam appear in Malaysian court

Kim Jong-un: Two women suspected of murdering North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam appear in court

Two women suspected of murdering Kim Jong-nam appear in Malaysian court

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of having exposed the half-brother of Kim Jong-un to a deadly neurotoxin at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over unidentified flying object

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'

An unidentified flying object was spotted over South Korea, with local news reporting that it may have been a drone sent by Pyongyang

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

The bus crashed and caught fire in a tunnel, killing 11 children

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

North Korea claims CIA and South Korean intelligence tried to assassinate Kim Jong-un

North Korea claims CIA plotted to assassinate Kim Jong-un

North Korea claims CIA plotted to assassinate Kim Jong-un

The state claims an attempt on the leader's life with a 'bio-chemical substance' was made by the US and South Korea

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out a 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

A statement from the South Korean military claims the reclusive country carried out a drill to mark the anniversary of the country's army

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Cao de Benos says North Korea is a socialist utopia

North Korea's Western voice slams 'false' death camp reports and warns 'we can destroy the world with three bombs'

North Korea's Western voice says 'we can blow up the world with three bombs'

Alejandro Cao de Benos says North Korea has thermonuclear bombs and will use them if provoked

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

The US President made the comment in the meeting with Xi Jinping earlier this month

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea estimated to be using roughly 1,000 drones, according to South Korean think tank

North Korea has arsenal of 1,000 terror drones, says South Korean thinktank

North Korea has arsenal of 1,000 terror drones, says South Korean thinktank

This has raised concerns they might be used for airborne attacks

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

North Korea attempts to shift blame for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea attempts to blame US for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea attempts to blame US for death of Kim Jong-nam

North Korea has claimed the United States and South Korea are trying to bring down the country's social system and ruin North Korea's image

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

'I laughed so hard people think I am nuts' - BBC interview is interrupted by children

'I laughed so hard people think I am nuts' - BBC interviewer is interrupted by his children

BBC interview is interrupted by two young children

Professor Robert E Kelly was attempting to give his view on South Korean politics on BBC World News, however it didn't go quite to plan

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Russia to use cloned dogs to help sniff out explosives

Russia to use cloned dogs in war on terror

Russia to use cloned dogs in war on terror

Anti-terror squads in Russia are to be given genetically modified dogs to crackdown on terrorism and drug smuggling

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Japan plans to build the world's fastest supercomputer

Japan plans to build world's fastest supercomputer

Japan plans to build world's fastest supercomputer

The computer should make 130 quadrillion calculations per second, and the country will spend £139 million on creating it

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

A German woman has reportedly died and around 20 others suffered injuries in the explosion as the ferry was travelling to neighbouring islands

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North Korean TV broadcasts comedy mocking Barack Obama and South Korea

North Korea's answer to Saturday Night Live mocks Barack Obama and South Korea [video]

North Korea's answer to Saturday Night Live mocks Barack Obama and South Korea

Korea Central Televison, which is state-run, is reportedly broadcasting the satirical comedy sketch programme

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

K-pop could be set to invade North Korea

K-pop stars could be turned into military weapons against North Korea

K-pop stars could be turned into military weapons against North Korea

Local reports suggest South Korea believes K-Pop can be used as a weapon of mass irritation

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk that conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

'Accidental conflict could break out after nuclear tests by North Korea'

The rogue state has conducted its fifth nuclear test, which South Korea believes to be the biggest they have ever carried out

North Korea continue to defy UN resolutions and claim success in a fifth nuclear test

North Korea continue to defy UN resolutions and claim success in a fifth nuclear test

North Korea claim success in a fifth nuclear test

South Korea fears this could be their biggest test yet, as a 5.3 magnitude tremor was detected near the test site

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

North Korean defectors will allegedly appear on South Korean TV

North Korean defectors 'will appear on South Korean TV to refute abduction claims'

North Korea defectors 'to appear on South Korean TV and refute abduction claims'

A group of staff from a North Korean restaurant who travelled to Seoul in South Korea are believed to be taking part in a South Korean TV show

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

North Korea 'fire three ballistic missiles into the sea from the east coast'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

Three missiles have reportedly been fired from North Korea's east coast into the sea, as world leaders meet in China for the G20 summit

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Korean officials reportedly executed with anti-aircraft gun in Pyongyang

North Korean officials reportedly executed with anti-aircraft gun in Pyongyang

North Korean officials reportedly executed with anti-aircraft gun in Pyongyang

A South Korean newspaper has reported two senior regime officers have been killed because Kim Jong-un perceived them as a threat

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Professor of Human Genetics Timothy Frayling reveals why some nations have grown taller than others, and we reveal where to find the planet's tallest people…