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    NORTH Korea will run out of food in just two months, amid fears Kim Jong Un faces a repeat of the famine that killed millions. The price of staple foods have skyrocketed as a result of intense storm damage to the state’s produce industry, with items like coffee reportedly being sold for up to $US100 for a packet. 5North Korean...
    A SLIMMER Kim Jong-un says he is preparing for military "confrontation" with the US. The North Korean dictator has also vowed to build more nukes in defiance of President Joe Biden. 10North Korea's dictator has issued yet another threat to the USCredit: AP 10But US President Joe Biden isn't biting back - as yetCredit: The Mega Agency 10North Korea is...
    Hong Kong (CNN)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has bigger problems than the United States right now. He needs to feed his people, and his options are not good. The ruler of the secretive, hereditary communist dictatorship opened an important political meeting on Tuesday acknowledging the grim situation his country now faces. North Korea's food supply is strained and "getting...
    More On: north korea New photos of slimmed-down Kim Jong Un renew speculation about despot’s health ‘Even North Korea is not this nuts’: Defector slams ‘woke’ Columbia Kim Jong Un: K-pop is a ‘vicious cancer’ that merits work camp, execution Hello? North Korea isn’t answering South Korea’s calls: report North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has warned of potential...
    Locusts live for 9 months in the Swedish embassy. Photo: Svoboda.org Residents of Vitebsk, Vitaly and Vladislav Kuznetsov, have been living at the Swedish embassy in Minsk for 9 months. They came there to seek political asylum, but when they were not opened, they jumped over the fence. The version writes about it “Current Time”....
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hit out at South Korean pop culture, calling it a 'vicious cancer' and introducing harsher punishments for those caught listening to K-pop or watching dramas from the South. South Korean music, television shows and movies are enjoying unprecedented popularity around the world - including in totalitarian North Korea where cultural life is strictly dictated...
    Seoul, South Korea (CNN)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has a new second-in-command, according to excerpts of a government document seen by CNN.The position was created in January as part of a revision to the rules of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the communist political organ that rules the secretive country.It is unclear who has filled it.Experts believe it...
    North Korea warned the United States it was creating an “acute and instable situation” in the region Monday following a recent summit between President Joe Biden and South Korean President Moon Jae-In. The warning was North Korea’s first response to the May 21 summit between the U.S. and South Korean leaders at the White House, The Associated Press (AP) reported....
    More On: north korea Kim Jong Un orders execution of man who sold bootleg South Korean films A hair too strict! Kim Jong-un bans mullets, skinny jeans Biden to host anti-Trump S. Korea president for talk about Kim Jong Un North Korean defector runs for election in Britain, seeks to make political history North Korea wants the world to...
    A MAN in North Korea has been shot by the firing squad in front of 500 people for illegally selling music and films. The engineer, whose surname was Lee, was executed as his family were forced to watch, standing in front of the 500 people, 40 days after he was arrested in Wonsan, Gangwon...
    A former U.S. Marine who allegedly attempted to help a North Korean ambassador to Spain defect faces extradition by a U.S. district court Tuesday, which may make him easy prey for the North Korean regime. Christopher Ahn, 39, a veteran of the Iraq War, is pending an extradition hearing in Los Angeles at U.S. District Court Tuesday over charges pressed...
    A former U.S. Marine who is an activist in a group advocating freedom for North Korea could be killed by Kim Jong Un if the Biden administration continues to press its extradition case against him, warn supporters. "Christopher Ahn is in danger of being assassinated in broad daylight for the world to see, to make the point that North Korea...
    Several hairstyles, including mullets, are reportedly banned in Kim Jong Un's North Korea. Getty Images North Korea has banned mullets, nose piercings, and skinny jeans, according to the Daily Express. Members of a state-run youth organization will act as "fashion police" to enforce the rules. It's part of a crackdown by Kim Jong Un's government on capitalistic fashions,...
    SUPREME leader of North Korea Kim Jong-Un reportedly banned mullets, ripped jeans, and skinny jeans in North Korea.  His decision was out of concern that they reflect Western cultures that might influence young people in the country and impact his regime. 4Kim Jong-un is concerned that items reflecting Western culture could influence young North Koreans and impact his regimeCredit: AP...
    President Biden said he was praying for the ceasefire to hold between Hamas and Israel that brought a halt to 11 days of fighting and said Friday there would be no peace until the region acknowledged Israel's right to exist. With the ceasefire in Gaza less than a day old, he insisted he remained committed to Israel despite pressuring the...
    President Joe Biden announced Friday that Ambassador Sung Kim will serve as the United State' special envoy to North Korea. Kim, a career diplomat, previously served as Biden's Ambassador to Indonesia, and was recognized directly by the president during his Friday press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "The republic of Korea and the United States are both built...
    More On: kim jong un North Korea claims Biden’s ‘big blunder’ creates ‘grave situation’ Activist says he flew 500K leaflets across Koreas’ border North Korea reportedly testing ‘suicide’ drones to spy on, attack enemies Trump slams ‘weak’ South Korea president for saying he ‘failed’ in Kim Jong Un talks There is no “party in the back” on Kim Jong-un’s...
    The boys are still in primary school when they are picked out as their country's future warrior elite. The recruiters, however, aren't looking for playground bullies or sporting champions, but those who come top of their class in maths and science. This is a different kind of soldier. Those with the right talents are whisked off to the capital city...
    Originally Published by: Historic Mexican church rises from lake after 40 years Missing woman found living in tent after disappearing South Carolina to bring back firing squads for executions Sixteen years after she was left for dead outside a North Korean prison camp, Jihyun Park hopes to make political history this week when...
    PLANS to move the axed Oktoberfest from Munich to Dubai have been compared by German critics to holding election rallies in North Korea. The world's biggest beer festival has been scrapped by Bavaria for the second year in a row amid the coronavirus pandemic - but organisers want to swap bratwurst for the Burj and take it to the UAE....
    (Adds background on U.S.-North Korea relations) LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that North Korea needed to decide whether it wanted to engage diplomatically to see if there were ways to achieve the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsular. Talks aimed at persuading Pyongyang to surrender its nuclear weapons program have been stalled...
    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in London for talks with his counterparts from G-7 nations, with the coronavirus pandemic, Russia and China among likely agenda items during three days of formal meetings and side discussions.  Iran and North Korea, two nations whose nuclear programs have been the focus of negotiations in recent years, are set to be discussed at a working...
    U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in London for talks with his counterparts from G-7 nations, with the coronavirus pandemic, Russia and China among likely agenda items during three days of formal meetings and side discussions.  Iran and North Korea, two nations whose nuclear programs have been the focus of negotiations in recent years, are set to be discussed at a working...
    North Korea promised the United States will face a “very grave situation” after President Joe Biden described the country as a threat before a joint session of Congress. “His statement clearly reflects his intent to keep enforcing the hostile policy toward the DPRK [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea] as it had been done by the U.S. for over half a...
    (CNN)North Korea warned the United States it will face a "crisis beyond control in the near future" and accused South Korea of carrying out an "intolerable provocation" against Pyongyang in a series of statements released Sunday, comments that could set the stage for a showdown between the three countries.In one statement, North Korea chided US President Joe Biden for saying,...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Joe Biden plans to veer from the approaches of his two most recent predecessors as he tries to stop North Korea’s nuclear program, rejecting both Donald Trump’s deeply personal effort to win over Kim Jong Un and Barack Obama’s more hands-off approach. Press secretary Jen Psaki announced Friday that administration officials had...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a conference of cell secretaries of the ruling Workers’ Party in Pyongyang – Reuters President Joe Biden has settled on a new approach to pressuring North Korea to give up nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles that will explore diplomacy but not seek a grand bargain with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,...
    North Korea has executed a party official after they defied Kim Jong-un in the hope of getting an empty showpiece hospital opened to patients. The dictator personally broke ground on Pyongyang General Hospital amid much fanfare in March last year, demanding that the facility be built in just over six months. But his deadline came and went without a grand opening,...
    More On: kim jong un North Korea amassing a deadly nuclear arsenal, chilling report reveals Kim Jong Un admits North Korea faces its ‘worst-ever situation’ Mike Pompeo reveals one Trump administration ‘regret’ Satellite images show new North Korean nuclear activity Former President Donald Trump on Friday slammed South Korean President Moon Jae-after Moon for saying he “failed” in his...
    President Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday for his first in-person bilateral meeting since becoming president, with the two leaders outlining their strategic vision for the Indo-Pacific in the face of growing challenges from China and North Korea. “Japan and the United States are two strong democracies in the region, and we’re committed to advancing and defending our shared values, including...
    Google is seeing fresh threats from a North Korean government cyber group. This comes after Google’s Threat Analysis Group in January documented a hacking campaign targeting cyber security researchers. The hackers’ modus operandi is to build credibility by targeting legitimate researchers, according to Google. As described by Google in January, the actors set up a research blog and multiple Twitter...
    Moon Jae-In will serve out the final year of his term as president as a lame duck South Korea’s attempts to reach out to Pyongyang have been thrown into doubt after the ruling party suffered resounding defeats in two key mayoral elections on Wednesday. Voters punished the government of Moon Jae-in for a series of political mis-steps including a slow...
    Kim Jong-un appeared to state North Korea is currently enduring the worst period of its history in a speech to members of his ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) on Wednesday. Kim did not elaborate on what he was referring to when he said North Korea was in its “worst-ever” situation and, other than urging party leaders to address unspecified...
    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears, a decision that underscores the challenges facing Japan as it struggles to stage a global sporting event amid a raging pandemic. A website run by North Korea’s Sports Ministry said its national Olympic Committee during a meeting on March...
    More On: north korea Mike Pompeo reveals one Trump administration ‘regret’ Satellite images show new North Korean nuclear activity North Korea blasts Biden over missile test criticism North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus fears, a...
    The 25 greatest stand-up comedians of all time Strange taxes around the world that we don’t have © Provided by Sports Illustrated North Korea said it decided not to participate in the Games to protect athletes from the “world public health crisis caused by COVID-19.” SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea became the first country to drop out of...
    Tokyo — Citing concerns over the coronavirus, North Korea has announced that it will not join the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, which start in late July. It would be the first time North Korea has declined to participate in an Olympics since it boycotted the Seoul Games in 1988. Japan was apparently blindsided by the announcement from North Korea's Olympic Committee...
    NORTH KOREA are the first country to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus fears. That is despite the country officially recording zero cases of Covid-19. 4Kim Jong-un's North Korea have withdrawn from this summer's Olympics over Covid-19 fearsCredit: Reuters The 2020 Olympic Games were pushed back a year as a result of the global pandemic. There will...
    North Korea says it wont participate in Tokyo Olympics
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean website says the country will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Sports in DPR Korea website said Tuesday the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee meeting on March 25 where members prioritized protecting athletes from the “world public health crisis caused by COVID-19.” The...
    Seoul (CNN)North Korea will reportedly drop out of the Tokyo Olympics due to concerns over the coronavirus.The country said it would skip this summer's Olympic Games to "protect players from the world public health crisis caused by Covid-19," according to a report published Tuesday in North Korean media DPRK sports, a website on sports affairs.The decision was made by the...
    KIM Jong-un is ready to launch a submarine capable of striking anywhere in the world with nuclear missiles, satellite images suggest. Fresh pictures of North Korea's Sinpho South Shipyard indicate that the floating drydock has recently been repositioned alongside the construction hall's submarine launch quay. 5Satellite images suggest Kim Jong-un could be preparing to launch a new sub nume missileCredit:...
    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea test-launched what it called a newly developed tactical guided missile ​Thursday, violating international sanctions. It was the country’s first ballistic missile test in a year and its first provocation to the Biden administration, prompting President Joe Biden to warn that there will be “responses” if North Korea continues to escalate tensions on the Korean...
    The New York Times ‘Power for Power’: North Korea Returns to a Show of Force SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea issued warnings for more than a week. It swore that the Biden administration would pay a “price,” accused it of raising “a stink” on the Korean Peninsula and called Washington’s effort to open a channel of communication a “trick,”...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guides a target-striking contest of the special operation forces of the Korean People's Army to occupy islands in Pyongyang on Aug. 25, 2017.KCNA | Reuters WASHINGTON – North Korea said via state-run media that its recent weapons launch was new tactical guided missiles. The newly developed weapons, which can carry a warhead of up to...
    CHILLING pictures show North Korean generals laughing as Kim Jong-un raises hell with a cruise missile. Yesterday, the rogue state fired two short-range ballistic rockets into the Sea of Japan during a terrifying weapons test. 4Pictures show North Korea's missile test yesterdayCredit: KCNA 4The regime's generals are seen laughing and clapping during the weapons testCredit: KCNA Photos have emerged today...
    A short-range ballistic missile is fired from the east coast of North Korea in 2019 – AP North Korea launched two ballistic missiles from its east coast early on Thursday, the first such launches in nearly a year and widely interpreted as Pyongyang’s first challenge to the new administration of US President Joe Biden. The US military tracked the weapons...