North Korea wants D.C. meet cancelled

Feb 17, 2015

North Korea wants D.C. meet cancelled

North Korea says it will respond “very strongly” to a conference in Washington on Tuesday about its widespread human rights abuses and says the United States ignored Pyongyang’s offer to attend and defend itself. Puzzled conference organizers said the event was open to the ...

Improve everything! North Korea unveils 310 new political slogans

Feb 12, 2015

Improve everything! North Korea unveils 310 new political slogans

North Korea unveiled Thursday an exclamation-mark peppered list of 310 new political slogans covering every conceivable topic from the glories of the ruling Kim dynasty and mushroom cultivation to the importance of dependable wives and “offensive” sports. Oh, and the perennial need to wipe ...

Feb 5, 2015

U.N. rights resolution 'illegal': N. Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister is demanding that the U.N. secretary-general tell member states that a resolution targeting the country’s bleak human rights record is illegal and based on lies. The letter from Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, obtained by The Associated Press, says North ...

Jan 26, 2015

Two women hanging at Kim's side compete for influence

One sports a Christian Dior handbag and favors Western clothes. The other carries a notebook and wears dark uniforms. These fashion opposites are the two most influential women in North Korea. While Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, and younger sister, Kim Yo ...

Jan 25, 2015

North Korean ministry slams 'loser' Obama over regime collapse remark

North Korea on Sunday described U.S. President Barack Obama as a “loser” over his criticism on its regime, accusing him of being obsessed with hostility toward Pyongyang. The comment from the North’s Foreign Ministry came after Obama spoke of the eventual collapse of the ...

Jan 22, 2015

Russia says Pyongyang positive signal on Kim visit in May

Russia received a positive initial signal from North Korea after President Vladimir Putin invited its leader, Kim Jong Un, to attend anniversary celebrations of the Soviet victory over Germany in World War II, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. The trip would be Kim’s first ...