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# north-korea - Yesterday’s News

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body Cold War Kid This post contains videos

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body

North Korea wants Malaysia to hand over the slain man’s body.

# north-korea - Monday 20 February, 2017

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning' North Korea This post contains videos

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un died in Kuala Lumpur airport last Monday.

# north-korea - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination

South Korean authorities have said that Kim Jong Un gave the order to assassinate his half-brother.

North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages

Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.

# north-korea - Saturday 18 February, 2017

North Korea says it 'categorically rejects' autopsy results before they're even released

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed in Malaysia.

# north-korea - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Two female agents are believed to have used some kind of toxin in the attack.

# north-korea - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Half-brother of North Korean leader 'assassinated in Malaysia by poison needles'

Airport authorities rushed him to the hospital and he died on the way.

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch

The council agreed statement describing the test-firing of the missile as a “grave violation” of resolutions.

# north-korea - Monday 13 February, 2017

Calls for UN to step in after Kim Jong-Un 'personally guides' ballistic missile launch

Kim Jong-Un said it added to his country’s “tremendous might”.

# north-korea - Sunday 12 February, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump

The exact type of missile has yet to be identified.

# north-korea - Friday 3 February, 2017

North Korean spy chief sacked and officials executed over 'abuse of power'

Kim Won-Hong had survived repeated purges since Kim Jong-Un took power in 2011.

# north-korea - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

One of the most high-profile defectors from North Korea has held his first press conference

“I’m sure and I can say that Kim Jong-Un’s days are numbered,” said Thae Yong-Ho.

# north-korea - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# north-korea - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Smoked mummies, revolutionaries and dictators among most famous preserved corpses

Some remain popular attractions for tourists.

# north-korea - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 September, 2016

North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'

The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.

# north-korea - Friday 9 September, 2016

"Grave concerns" in Ireland about North Korea nuclear test

South Korea, China and France’s President Hollande have all criticised the move.

# north-korea - Monday 5 September, 2016

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20

The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan without navigational warning being given to that country.

# north-korea - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

North Korea has just gotten its own Netflix-type streaming service

It’s called ‘Manbang’. Which translates into English as ‘Everywhere’.

# north-korea - Monday 22 August, 2016

Finglas wants to build ties with North Korea

Officials in the country have yet to reply to an offer from the Finglas Village Renewal Partnership.

# north-korea - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 July, 2016

North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile

The launch was apparently successful but the missile failed in the early stage of flight.

# north-korea - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles

The launches have sparked worldwide condemnation.

# north-korea - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Inside North Korea - via Instagram

The hermit state nevertheless has many active Instagrammers documenting life from within its borders.

# north-korea - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

An 'executed' North Korean general has just got a promotion

An 'executed' North Korean general has just got a promotion

Ri Yong-Gil, believed executed in February, has been named to a senior position within the ruling communist party.

# north-korea - Monday 9 May, 2016

BBC journalist expelled from North Korea after being held for three days

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and two members of his crew were held over the weekend.

# north-korea - Friday 6 May, 2016

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown

State television provided no live coverage of the congress itself while foreign journalists were not allowed inside.

# north-korea - Friday 29 April, 2016

US citizen gets 10 years of hard labour in North Korea for 'spying'

Kim Dong Chul was convicted of espionage and subversion at a trial in Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Friday 22 April, 2016

North Korea wants the South to prove it didn't kidnap 12 women

The North insists they were tricked into defecting by South Korean spies who effectively “kidnapped” them.

# north-korea - Monday 18 April, 2016

North Korea is gearing up for ANOTHER nuclear test, its neighbours say

Going ahead with the test is in defiance to UN imposed sanctions.

# north-korea - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Working in a North Korean-run restaurant: 'Customers touched our bodies and pressured us to drink'

For some North Koreans, brutal work abroad is better than life at home.

# north-korea - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

South Korean men may have been given Viagra as political bribes

The country goes to the polls today.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Do you think North Korea is lying about its nuclear capability? Poll This post contains a poll

Do you think North Korea is lying about its nuclear capability?

The country has just made another major breakthrough in its programme. Or so it says.

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile

The rogue nation claims to have tested a new engine for an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM).

# north-korea - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Korean War veterans want their brothers-in-arms found, identified and brought home

The Associated Press got unprecedented access to a site in North Korea where locals believe American GIs are buried.

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US

The isolated state has been stepping up both its anti-US rhetoric and its efforts to secure submarine nuclear capability in recent months.

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

US student sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing North Korean poster

Otto Warmbier, 21, was arrested for removing a political banner from a Pyongyang hotel.

# north-korea - Friday 4 March, 2016

North Korea warns its nuclear weapons are ready for attack ‘at any moment’

Kim Jong-un has reportedly instructed his military to ready itself for a “pre-emptive attack” following UN sanctions.

# north-korea - Monday 29 February, 2016

US student cries as he ‘admits’ to stealing North Korean propaganda

Otto Frederick Warmbier (21) was detained as he left North Korea in January.

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader

Reports suggest that the North Korean army’s chief of staff Ri Yong-Gil was executed earlier this month.

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