Apr 2, 2014

Fear of flying? Not for North's young leader

A new photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un disembarking from a plane suggests he doesn’t share his father Kim Jong Il’s near-obsessive fear of flying. The ruling party’s official daily, Rodong Sinmun, ran a large color picture Wednesday of Kim stepping down ...

North Korea vows not to rule out 'new form' of nuclear test

Mar 31, 2014

North Korea vows not to rule out 'new form' of nuclear test

North Korea on Sunday vowed not to rule out a “new form” of nuclear test after the U.N. Security Council condemned its latest ballistic missile launch amid simmering tensions over Seoul’s joint military drills with Washington. Pyongyang has carried out a series of rocket ...

Are mandatory Kim haircuts a baldfaced lie?

Mar 28, 2014

Are mandatory Kim haircuts a baldfaced lie?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s distinctive hairstyle is the ‘do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the capital is now under orders to get a buzz just like it. But it appears ...

U.N. Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch

Mar 28, 2014

U.N. Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch

Members of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launch as a violation of U.N. resolutions and will continue discussions on an “appropriate response,” the council president said. The remarks were made by Luxembourg’s U.N. Ambassador Sylvie Lucas, president ...

Long road to hold Kim, North Korea liable for crimes

| Mar 18, 2014

Long road to hold Kim, North Korea liable for crimes

Western and Asian powers will begin pressing this week for North Korea to be held liable for crimes against humanity documented in a United Nations report, but concede that their chances of influencing the isolated country are slim. North Korean security chiefs and possibly ...