Rodman sorry for North Korea rant, blames drink

Jan 9, 2014

Rodman sorry for North Korea rant, blames drink

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his televised outburst about a U.S. missionary detained in North Korea, explaining that he had been stressed and drinking at the time. Rodman was roundly criticized for his angry tirade in an interview with CNN, in ...

North's Kim hails removal of 'filth' uncle

Jan 2, 2014

North's Kim hails removal of 'filth' uncle

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for unity in a New Year’s message Wednesday and hailed the execution of his once-powerful uncle as a resolute act to remove “factionalist filth.” Kim’s comments, which included a call for improved ties with Seoul but also ...

Dec 20, 2013

Behind the Pyongyang purge

by Gwynne Dyer

So far, only two aides of Jang Song Thaek, the late No. 2 of North Korea, have been killed, but hundreds or thousands of other people thought to be linked to him may also be executed.

Kim purge puts world on alert

Dec 14, 2013

Kim purge puts world on alert

North Korea's execution of its second-most powerful figure may become a hefty price to pay, especially on economic development, experts say.