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Kim Jong Un Gives New Year’s Day Speech Kim Jong Un Gives New Year’s Day Speech

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of “counterrevolutionary” elements from the government, in reference to last month’s execution of his uncle Jang Song Thaek for treason. Kim said the party had been united a …

Dennis Rodman Back In North Korea Dennis Rodman Back In North Korea

You have to wonder, what on earth does Dennis Rodman see in North Korea, a cruel communist country. He can’t be going just to appease their love of basketball. What is he doing there? After all and in typical backward …

Dennis Rodman Holding Tryouts in North Korea Dennis Rodman Holding Tryouts in North Korea
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Whether it’s his green hair, his many piercings or the famous women he’s dated, ex-basketball player Dennis Rodman has been a media fixture for quite some time. And in the past year, he’s buddied up with North Korean leader Kim …

Here Are Some Stunning Photos of North Korea from TIME’s Instagram Photog of the Year Here Are Some Stunning Photos of North Korea from TIME’s Instagram Photog of the Year

TIME magazine recently named David Guttenfelder, the AP’s chief Asia photographer, “Instagram Photographer of the Year” – an award that would have confused most people a few year ago. Sure, it’s a new medium – but why not give credit …

John Kerry: North Korea’s Leader Is Reckless And Ruthless John Kerry: North Korea’s Leader Is Reckless And Ruthless
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U.S. Secretary of  State John Kerry has described North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, 30, as reckless and insecure following the arrest and execution of the North Korean leader’s powerful uncle, Jang Song Thaek. Kerry said Kim’s actions were “ominous” …

Dennis Rodman: BFF with Kim Jong Un? Dennis Rodman: BFF with Kim Jong Un?
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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 …

North Korea Executes Kim Jong-un’s Uncle 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 …

North Korea Releases Elderly American Prisoner North Korea Releases Elderly American Prisoner

After being detained in North Korea in the fall, Merrill Newman has been granted a Christmas miracle. The 85-year-old man was deported earlier today. Prior to his release, there was fear he would be held in North Korea for the …

Merrill Newman ‘Apologizes’ to North Korea Merrill Newman ‘Apologizes’ to North Korea

As the United States urges Pyongyang’s release of US veteran, Merrill Newman, who has been detained for more than a month in North Korea, the country’s official KCNA news agency reports that the elderly Palo Alto resident has issued an …

North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible
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In the past year, North Korea came under international criticism when details of gulag-like prisons leaked out from defectors. Although the world reacted in horror as those details included the familiar stories of loved ones disappearing mysteriously in true Stalinist …

North Korean Prisons Make Hell Look like a Vacation North Korean Prisons Make Hell Look like a Vacation
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Below this sentence lies graphic content  that will make you lose faith in humanity. If you don’t want to read and see drawings about another atrocity in the world, click here. You’ve been warned.   It takes only an accusation …

Repatriated Koreans May Face Charges in S Korea Repatriated Koreans May Face Charges in S Korea

Officials in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday reported on the six South Koreans who were repatriated south by North Korea. Six men and the corpse of a woman, who was married to one of the men, were returned by Pyongyang …

North Korea Threat To Be Deterred By South Korea, US North Korea Threat To Be Deterred By South Korea, US
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Most people should be familiar with the nuthouse that is North Korea, and most of those same people are familiar with the antics of said nuthouse. North Korea, currently headed by Kim Jong-Un, has been faithfully carrying on its long-standing …

Strategy Devised for North Korean Nuclear Weapons Threat Strategy Devised for North Korean Nuclear Weapons Threat

On Wednesday, U.S. Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, said that the United States and South Korea had devised a strategy for dealing with North Korea’s nuclear and chemical weapons threat. Chuck Hagel met with South Korea’s minister of defence, Kim Kwan …

Dennis Rodman Returns Home From Visit To North Korea Dennis Rodman Returns Home From Visit To North Korea
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Dennis Rodman, the former Chicago Bulls and NBA star who has struck up an unlikely friendship with the leader of North Korea, has returned to the U.S. from his second visit this year to Pyongyang to visit Kim Jong-un. Rodman …

Camp 22 Inmates Disappear: People Gone from Gulag Camp 22 Inmates Disappear: People Gone from Gulag
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In a further development on the Korean peninsula of the worst possible kind, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea has launched a new effort to report on the conditions in North Korea’s prison camps. Unfortunately, their discoveries of …

Prison Camp Abuses In North Korea Come To Light Prison Camp Abuses In North Korea Come To Light

North Korea is not exactly renown for being a stable, friendly country with an impeccable report card for human decency. Quite the opposite, actually. North Korea is, in the most basic of terms, completely insane. The country is made up …

S. Korea Paper: North Has Meth, Hooker Problem S. Korea Paper: North Has Meth, Hooker Problem
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So if you thought the fake phone factory was bad enough, let alone the appeal to defectors, you may have to do a double-take. A journal entitled North Korea Review published a report that claimed rampant prostitution, human trafficking and …

Kim Jong-un Appeals to Defectors: ‘Come Back’ Kim Jong-un Appeals to Defectors: ‘Come Back’

A Reuters report published Sunday evening has an interesting tale of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un, who is making it his mission to return defectors to their North Korean home. Far from the expected brutal tactics from the regime, …

North Korea Unveils the Arirang, the Painfully Ironic Android Smartphone North Korea Unveils the Arirang, the Painfully Ironic Android Smartphone

North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un was observed visiting a factory in Pyongyang where the Arirang, North Korea’s new Android-powered smartphone, was unveiled. The accompanying images of the Korean dictator have generated an interesting discussion, as no apparent electronics …

Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him

“We’ll come back for you.” It was like a scene out of a Hollywood war film … only, it probably was nothing like a scene out of a Hollywood war film. Ensign Jesse Brown, the U.S. Navy’s first black fighter …