Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

Feb 16, 2017

Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was murdered in Malaysia, had pleaded for his life after an assassination attempt in 2012, Seoul’s spy chief said Wednesday, illustrating the dangers of being born into a brutal dynasty. Kim Jong Nam, eldest ...

Feb 15, 2017

Japan to bolster missile defenses in face of North Korea threat

The government will accelerate work to strengthen the interception of missiles following the development by North Korea of ballistic missiles that can not be easily detected after launch, informed sources have said. Specifically, a Defense Ministry panel headed by state minister Kenji Wakamiya is ...