South Korea

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kim Jong Un agrees to 'permanently' dismantle main nuclear complex

Kim Jong Un agrees to 'permanently' dismantle main nuclear complex

The North Korean leader said he would disarm their nuclear programme if the United States takes the same measures.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

The state-run Korean Central News Agency called Kim Jong-un "peace-loving" in is official statement

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Donald Trump: North Korea human rights issues were discussed 'at length'

Donald Trump: North Korea human rights issues were discussed 'at length'

In a press conference following his meeting with Kim Jong-un, the US president hinted that human rights issues had been discussed, and hoped for a united Korea

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Kim Jong-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in meet for peace talks

Kim Jong-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in meet for peace talks

Kim Jong-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in meet for peace talks

The leaders crossed the military border between the two Korean states for the first time since 1953

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

The US has imposed more sanctions on North Korea

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

North Korean protestors burn flags and photos of Kim Jong-un at Winter Olympics

Anti-North Korean protestors burn flags and photos of Kim Jong-un at Winter Olympics

Anti-North Korea protestors burn photos of Kim Jong-un at Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, is visiting South Korea for the Winter Olympics

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

North Korea holds military parade whilst Winter Olympics holds welcome ceremony

North Korea holds military parade - whilst its athletes are welcomed at Winter Olympics next door

North Korea holds military parade during its own Winter Olympics welcome event

It is thought that rockets and missiles were showcased at the parade

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Kim Yo-jong: The woman behind Kim Jong-un's success

Kim Yo-jong: The woman behind Kim Jong-un's success

Meet the most powerful woman in Kim Jong-un's life (and no, it's not his wife)

Kim Yo-jong is to attend the Winter Olympics and will be the first immediate member of his family to go beyond the border

South Korean police officer 'forced 100 others to watch porn whilst on duty'

South Korean police officer 'forced 100 others to watch porn whilst on duty'

South Korean police officer 'forced 100 others to watch porn whilst on duty'

It is claimed the man made conscripted officers watch porn whilst they were waiting or travelling

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

US defence department forced to correct geographical errors in nuclear report

Trump's defence department forced to correct geographical errors in nuclear report

US defence department makes some rather glaring errors in nuclear report

Taiwan was included in China and the Kuril islands were put in a chart about Russia

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

South Korea Winter Olympics to break free condom record

South Korea Winter Olympics to break free condom record

South Korea Winter Olympics to break free condom record

The Winter Olympics will provide 110,000 free condoms to athletes

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Donald Trump has reacted with typical modesty to the latest news from Korea

Donald Trump takes credit for North-South Korea talks and calls doubters 'fools'

Donald Trump takes credit for North-South Korea talks

US President reacts with typical modest to news of diplomatic breakthrough

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

The National Fire Agency in the country has said it was the deadliest fire in South Korea for nine years

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

Woman kicked out of Starbucks for telling Korean customers to speak English

The woman told two Korean customers 'I don’t wanna hear your language' and said 'Oriental, I hate it'

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

US and South Korea kick off five day training drill

North Korea accuses South Korea and US of pushing the peninsula 'to brink of nuclear war'

US and South Korea kick off five-day training drill

South Korean and U.S military forces have combined for a five day training drill in Seoul

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier fleeing to South Korea

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier being wounded by gunfire as he flees to South Korea

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier fleeing to South Korea

The video shows man is shot at repeatedly by his comrades before being dragged to safety by South Korean soldiers

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

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