All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jang Song-thaek’

Dennis Rodman: BFF with Kim Jong Un?

Think Dennis Rodman needs some new friends! The former NBA star will be heading to North Korea next week to represent the U.S. as coach to the elusive country’s basketball team, despite the announcement on Friday of the execution of leader, Kim Jong Un’s uncle. Rodman, who considers Kim a close friend, decided to proceed with his long-scheduled trip Monday …

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North Korea Executes Kim Jong-un’s Uncle

Early Friday morning in North Korea, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA – Korea’s official news outlet) reported that Jang Song-thaek, Kim Jong-un’s uncle, was executed. The news comes as purges of North Korea’s central governing personnel continue. Kim Jong-un took power nearly 2 years ago following the death of his father, Kim Jong-il. At the time of his ascent, …

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