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Kim Jong Un’s Sister On The Rise In Regime

Kim Jong Un’s sister is on the rise. Kim Yo Jong first attracted attention when she attended her father Kim Jong Il’s funeral in December 2011 and later when she appeared next to her brother on election day in March 2014. The latter event in particular triggered speculation that Kim Yo Jong was on the rise within the regime called …

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

On the day before the 61st anniversary of the Korean War armistice, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast. The missile was fired from the country’s southwest Hwanghae province on Saturday evening, and traveled roughly 310 miles over land before touching down in the Sea of Japan. North Korea routinely test-fires missiles as …

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Kim Jong-Un Furious Over Viral Dance Video

North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un is said to be very displeased over a parody video, which features the Supreme Leader dancing his way through absurd situations to a Chinese pop song. According to South Korean newspaper The Chosunilbo, North Korea asked China to stop the spread of the YouTube clip, as it “seriously compromises Kim’s dignity and authority.” China …

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Seth Rogen, James Franco Film ‘Act of War’ Per North Korea

Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new film The Interview has been deemed an ‘act of war’ by North Korea. The country’s ambassador to the United Nations–Ja Song Nam–says the U.S. government shouldn’t allow its release. The film’s plot involves the assassination of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. “To allow the production and distribution of such a film on the assassination of …

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Kim Jong-Un Watches North Korea Military Drills

North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un observed military drills mock targeting South Korean missile bases on Baeknyeong and Yeonpyeong islands Saturday, which included artillery fire and live torpedoes from a 1,800-ton Romeo-class submarine. The drills took place near Wonsan, Kangwon Province, and included mobilization of North Korean Army, Navy and Air Force artillery, submarines, fighter jets and bombers. Jong-un was …

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North Korea Warns The U.S. Over James Franco And Seth Rogen Film ‘The Interview’

James Franco and Seth Rogen’s new movie The Interview has caught North Korea’s attention. In the movie, Franco and Rogen play talk show hosts who are tasked by the CIA to assassinate North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. The film is scheduled for release in October, but has already caught the attention of many. A North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said …

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North Korea Deems ‘The Interview’ an ‘Act of Terror’

When Matt Stone and Trey Parker released Team America: World Police in 2004, little to no noise was made. Sure, critics in the United States had a field-day discussing all of the different aspects of American and North Korean life that the South Park creators took jabs at, but there was seemingly no response from Kim Jong Il or North …

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Kim Jung Un Rebukes Meteorologists for Bad Forecasts

In 2010, North Korea was forced out of the World Cup in South Africa after giving up a staggering 12 goals in only three games. Upon returning home, the Korean soccer players were publicly shamed and scolded for their performance on the world stage. This public criticism was something of a rarity in North Korea, as most punishments are doled …

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North Korea has Detained Another American Tourist

According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), North Korean officials have detained Jeffrey Edward Fowle, an American tourist, for acts inconsistent with the purposes of tourism. This makes the third American being held for illegal activities in North Korea. Fowler was detained last month because he “perpetrated activities that violated the …

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Kim Jong-Un’s ‘Executed’ Ex-Girlfriend Seen Alive

North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly ordered the execution of an ex-girlfriend last summer over a sex tape she was involved in, though now the formerly presumed-deceased pop singer Hyon Song-Wol was seen on state television delivering a speech at a national art workers rally in Pyongyang on Friday. Song-wol, who was a lover of Jong-un when they both …

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Kim Jong-Un Stars in ‘Glorious Leader!’ Video Game

Independent video game developer Moneyhorse has announced a title for PC and mobile called Glorious Leader!, which stars North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un as the main playable character. Players can guide the rotund despot through seven levels in the old-school shoot-’em-up, in scenarios that describe Kim Jong-un life-facts generated by the propaganda machine of the Democratic People’s Republic of …

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North Korea’s State Owned News: “Obama is a monkey”

Propaganda is usually more eloquent, combined with images of gallantry and false promises through meaningless slogans; a rhetoric that allows for no free thought or discussion – ‘you’re either with us or against us.’ North Korea spares no elegance when it tries to make a point, whether it’s a myriad of empty threats, execution by flamethrower, or bombardments from its …

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