North Korea

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

North Korea blasts US decision to ban American travel to country

US passport holders will not be allowed to travel to the secretive country following a State Department decision

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong-un

Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong-un

Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong-un

The fiery Filipino president called the North Korean leader a 'son of a b****' with a 'chubby face'

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

The country's Foreign Ministry released a statement to Reuters to say all parties bore responsibility

America's west and east coasts in reach of North Korean missiles, claims report

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

The country said it had conducted a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile over the weekend

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

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

North Korea has a surprisingly wide tourism industry but America could ban citizens from visiting

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

With reports that the US is about to ban its citizens from visiting North Korea, will the hermit kingdom cope?

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Human rights group claims Kim Jong-un regime 'killed criminals in public to create fear'

Kim Jong-un held public executions to spread fear in North Korea, says rights group

Kim Jong-un held public executions to spread fear, says rights group

The Transnational Justice Working Group claims alleged criminals were shot in places like school playgrounds and fish markets

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

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Who is the Russian magnate in Trump Jr email scandal central to World Cup 2018 plans?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Aras Agalarov was named in the emails released by Donald Trump Jr

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

George Galloway reveals more about being arrested for fighting against nuclear weapons

George Galloway: If America can have thousands of nuclear weapons, why can't North Korea have one?

Galloway: If America can have nuclear weapons, why can't North Korea?

George Galloway says he gave an interview to the BBC whilst upside down as he was being carried away by police

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Kim Jong-un says missile test was gift to Americans on their independence day

Kim Jong-un says missile test was 'gift to American b*****ds' on independence day

Kim Jong-un says missile test was 'gift to American b*****ds'

Korea Central News Agency says the leader thinks America is ignoring warnings and is testing North Korea's determination

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

'North Korea boasting about hitting anywhere in the world with missiles is just hype', says researcher

North Korea missile boasts are just empty hype, says researcher

North Korea missile boasts are just empty hype, says researcher

North Korea has conducted a successful test of a long-range missile which landed in the Sea of Japan

Footage of North Korea's announcement of the missile launch is shown in South Korea

North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile, not ICBM - Russia

North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile, not ICBM - Russia

Russian claims suggest missile could not reach mainland US

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old student died days after being released from the country in a coma

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, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Donald Trump condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier dies

Donald Trump condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier dies

Donald Trump condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier dies

Student Otto Warmbier died on Monday after being sent back to the US from North Korea in a coma

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Basketball star Dennis Rodman gives Kim Jong-un copy of Donald Trump's book

Basketball star Dennis Rodman gave Kim Jong-un copy of Donald Trump's book

Basketball star Dennis Rodman gave Kim Jong-un copy of Donald Trump's book

Dennis Rodman is also said to have given a Where's Waldo book, two sets of soap, a mermaid puzzle and two autographed jerseys

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

The Washington Post is reporting there is 'moderate confidence' in the report's findings, though it remains disputed by several security firms

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

BREAKING Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Warmbier was condemned to 15 years' hard labour in 2015 for stealing hotel sign

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

North Korea creates its own tablet called the iPad

North Korea creates its own tablet called the iPad

North Korea creates its own tablet called the iPad

A company named Ryonghung has launched a new tablet which runs on a customised version of the Android system

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 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Security firms reportedly find evidence to link cybergang with North Korea connections to 'WannaCry' cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Kaspersky and Symantec pointed out similarities in code to the North Korea hack of 2014

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Putin suggested that the intimidation of North Korea must stop

Vladimir Putin tells Trump to stop 'intimidation' of North Korea

Vladimir Putin tells Trump to stop 'intimidation' of North Korea

Russian leader also says his country wasn't behind ransomware attack

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself', says comedian Steve N Allen

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself', says comedian Steve N Allen

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself'

Comedian Steve Allen tells Yasmeen Khan that North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is mocked because he takes himself so seriously - despite being essentially ridiculous

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

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The US citizen was detained at Pyongyang airport

North Korea reveals it detained US man 'for attempting to subvert the country'

North Korea reveals it detained US man 'for attempting to subvert the country'

Officials conducting investigation into Kim Sang-duk following his arrest at Pyongyang airport

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

The US president made the declaration in the midst of escalating tension over the country's nuclear program

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

North Korea's latest propaganda video might be seen as slightly derivative

North Korea blows up US Capitol in Designated Survivor-style propaganda video

North Korea blows up US Capitol in new propaganda video

Hermit kingdom's latest propaganda video also shows aircraft carrier being blown up as rousing military music blares in the background

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than his old life

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than being a businessman

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than it is

Donald Trump has said that he misses privacy and feels he has retreated from the limelight because he's under strict security

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea', says research fellow

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

'People aren't confident that Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

Senior research fellow Aidan Foster-Carter tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that after Trump's meeting there are no military options on the table

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

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

This follows his warning the US would step in if China was unable to keep North Korea in line

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

Missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

North Korea has warned it is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike on the US

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

Pyongyang celebrates Day of the Sun by displaying brand-new ballistic missiles as well as rockets thought to be capable of reaching US

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

The reclusive state has planned some sort of event for Thursday, which is suspected to be a possible weapons test

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President Xi Jinping calls on Donald Trump for peaceful resolution to North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump reportedly spoke on the phone about North Korea tensions, but an official account of the call has not yet been published

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

North Korea: 'Donald Trump doesn't really want to take military action as it would be too expensive', says researcher

North Korea: 'Donald Trump wants to avoid military action as it would be too expensive'

'Trump wants to avoid military action in North Korea as it'd be too expensive'

Donald Trump has warned China that if they don't take action against North Korea, America will, but research fellow John Nilsson-Wright believes he'll be reluctant to take action on his own

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

North Korea has reportedly ordered its hackers to attempt to rob global banks

Kim Jong-un 'has ordered North Korean hackers to rob World Bank, Bank of America'

Kim Jong-un 'has ordered North Korean hackers to rob world's biggest banks'

The World Bank and The Bank of America are reportedly on the list

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

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Fancy a flight to North Korea? Well, here's your chance

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Air Koryo is to start operating flights from Dandong International Airport in China

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

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

North Korea: Kim Jong-nam's son appears on YouTube, as concerns about the family grow

'Kim Jong-nam's son' appears on YouTube to reveal he is in hiding

'Kim Jong-nam's son' appears on YouTube to reveal he is in hiding

A man claiming to be Kim Han-sol says he is with his mother and sister and told viewers that his father has been killed.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Arrest warrant issued for airline employee accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam

Kim Jong-nam murder: Arrest warrant for airline employee accused of conspiring to kill North Korea leader's half-brother

Arrest warrant issued for airline employee accused of poisoning Kim Jong-nam

The police made the confirmation there has been a warrant put out for the arrest of 37-year-old Kim Uk-il

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea', says researcher

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea', says researcher

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea'

Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-nam, was killed with a highly toxic nerve agent, which is classified as a weapon of mass destruction

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

The half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, various reports have claimed

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Missile test: 'North Korea were sending a signal to Donald Trump, but military action must be avoided'

'North Korea is testing Donald Trump's resolve with missile test - he mustn't bite'

'North Korea sent a signal to Donald Trump, but we must avoid military action'

On Sunday North Korea performed a ballistic missile test, which has been widely condemned, it is claimed that it did this to send a signal to the American President

WATCH North Korea release footage of missile test

WATCH North Korea releases footage of missile test

North Korea releases footage of missile test

North Korea has released a video of the ballistic missile test carried out on Sunday, which has been widely condemned

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Rodong Sinmum devoted just two sentences to last week's big event

Donald Trump inauguration covered in just two sentences by North Korean state newspaper

Donald Trump inauguration given two sentences by North Korean state newspaper

Most news outlets adopted a 'more is better' approach to Mr Trump's inauguration, but North Korea's Rodong Sinmum is not among them

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

'It's dangerous for Donald Trump to tweet about international relations and he must be stopped', says Doctor Brian Klaas

'Donald Trump must be stopped from launching Twitter bombs at North Korea'

'Donald Trump must be stopped from launching Twitter bombs at North Korea'

Donald Trump has claimed on Twitter that North Korea's plans to put America in range of a nuclear missile 'won't happen'

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

The pastors say their team is ready for anything

'Former mafia boss' training Chinese missionaries to travel to North Korea

'Former mafia boss' training Chinese missionaries to travel to North Korea

Two pastors training team of missionaries to cross border and risk persecution

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