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#Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why axed North Korea film The Interview is such a big deal The Interview

Here's why axed North Korea film The Interview is such a big deal

Sony scrapped the film last night after US cinemas refused to screen it. Here’s why.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen's new North Korea film

It comes after cinema chains all over the US dropped plans for ‘The Interview’ from their screens.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 7 December, 2014

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 4 December, 2014

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

# kim-jong-un - Friday 10 October, 2014

Where has Kim Jong-Un gone? MIA

Where has Kim Jong-Un gone?

The North Korean leader has not been seen in public since 3 September.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Guardian has the best headline about Kim Jong-Un you'll see today Cheesefest

# kim-jong-un - Friday 26 September, 2014

Gout, sporting injury or just resting - some of the theories behind Kim Jong-un's recent low profile

North Korea’s leader hasn’t been seen in public since 3 September.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge No, Mrs Brown's Boys isn't a surprise hit in North Korea Mrs Brown

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war" Kim Jong-un

North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war"

The film concerns an assassination bid on Kim Jong-Un. Yeah.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 12 June, 2014

North Korea's Kim censures weather service for 'incorrect' forecasts

He said that accurate forecasts are needed to protect the “lives and properties” of people from disasters.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 19 May, 2014

Kim Jong-Un was 'up all night' worrying about apartment block collapse

A 23-storey apartment block collapsed in North Korea last week. One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the death toll was likely to be “considerable”.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 10 March, 2014

North Korea had an election yesterday. Guess who won.

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

Globe Theatre to take Hamlet to North Korea

How, erm, appropriate?

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 9 March, 2014

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 10 January, 2014

Matt Cooper describes 'outpouring of joy' from crowd upon appearance of Kim Jong-Un

The broadcaster spoke to The Last Word on Today FM from Beijing after spending four days in North Korea.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The42 Here's Dennis Rodman singing 'Happy Birthday'...to Kim Jong-Un...in North Korea Jolly Good Fellow

Here's Dennis Rodman singing 'Happy Birthday'...to Kim Jong-Un...in North Korea

The basketball star was participating in a friendly game in Pyongyang.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: Dennis Rodman completely loses it with CNN reporter Angry

VIDEO: Dennis Rodman completely loses it with CNN reporter

The former NBA player is in North Korea and had a go when asked about the country’s rights record.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The42 Rodman: I love Kim Jong-Un North Korea

Rodman: I love Kim Jong-Un

Former Bulls player is in North Korea this week to play an exhibition match to mark Kim’s birthday.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The42 Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting 'awesome' Kim Best Buds

Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting 'awesome' Kim

The ex-NBA superstar is a ‘friend for life’ of the reclusive state’s leader, Kim Jong-Un.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 13 December, 2013

North Korea confirms execution of 'traitor' uncle of Kim Jong-Un

Jang Song-Thaek was described as “despicable human scum” during his trial, in which he reportedly admitted to plotting a coup.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From The42 Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea Basketball Friends

Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea

And it’s not just because he misses ‘friend for life’ Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad

The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 31 May, 2013

China and Laos criticised for sending refugees back to North Korea

The United Nations says China and Laos have disregarded their international duty to care for the orphaned refugees.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

North Korean ultimatum threatens 'sledgehammer' action against South

North Korea says the South should have stopped 40 people from burning a portrait of Kim Il-sung on the anniversary of his birth; Seoul says the ultimatum is ‘absurd’.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 13 April, 2013

How a shy boy from North Korea became the world's scariest dictator*

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London G8

Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London

Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?

The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 1 April, 2013

North Korea's parliament meets amid nuclear tension

The meeting comes following near-daily threats from Pyongyang, which has reacted with anger over US-South Korean military drills.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 29 March, 2013

North Korea readies rockets for strike on US and South Korea Korea This post contains videos

North Korea readies rockets for strike on US and South Korea

Kim Jong-un says rocket forces are ready “to settle accounts with the US”, in retaliation for more joint military drills.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

'Combat-ready' North Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has launched a fresh threat to strike targets on the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, as well as South Korea.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 21 March, 2013

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases

The threat comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level for years.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Dredge: Justin Bieber's ex makes a holy show of him on telly World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Justin Bieber's ex makes a holy show of him on telly

She reveals she made him cry big fat tears. That, and all the rest of the day’s celeb dirt.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Column: North Korea’s pursuit of the bomb should not be ignored

While a functioning nuclear weapon remains years away for North Korea, recent activities and statements will nevertheless have a worrying effect in Seoul, Washington and the wider world, writes Jason Douglas.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 1 March, 2013

From The42 Here's your 'Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong-Un just chilling' pic of the day Regular Dudes

Here's your 'Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong-Un just chilling' pic of the day

Not what we expected this morning.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Ireland condemns North Korean nuclear test 'in strongest terms'

Eamon Gilmore adds his voice to a chorus of international opposition to North Korea’s nuclear explosive testing.

International condemnation as North Korea carries out third nuclear test

Claiming to have made a breakthrough with a ‘miniaturised’ device it would put the country a step closer to fitting a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.