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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea 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 …

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 …

North Korea Opens Marathon To Foreign Amateurs For The First Time

The streets of North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, were filled with foreign runners on Sunday. The Pyongyang marathon, held annually, welcomed amateur runners from all over the world for the first time. The marathon, known as the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, …

North Korea Hosts International Marathon in Capital

North Korea allowed foreign tourists to compete in the annual marathon on Sunday in its capital, Pyongyang. Of thousands of participants in Sunday’s event, more than 200 were from other countries. The race started and ended at Kim Il Sung …

North Korea Looks Like a Dark, Desolate Hellhole from Space North Korea Looks Like a Dark, Desolate Hellhole from Space

It’s not as if it’s all that surprising, but North Korea, when viewed at night from the International Space Station, looks devoid of life. I mean, wow. Here’s what NASA had to say about a recent image snapped as 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 …

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 …

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 …