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North Korea Official: Kim Jong Un Approves ‘Final Attack Operation’ On South Korea

A North Korean military official said on Friday that senior party and defense officials led by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Thursday night and “reviewed and approved the final attack operation.”

08/21/2015

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Spy Agency: Kim Jong Un Executes North Korea Defense Chief For Sleeping During Meeting, Talking Back

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his defense chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to the young leader, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday, citing what it called credible information.

05/13/2015

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Seoul: North Korea Fires 4 Short-Range Projectiles Into The Sea

Pyongyang has been conducting weapons tests since the South Korean and U.S. militaries began joint drills last month.

04/03/2015

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US Left Isolated As Allies Join China-Led Bank

U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China’s frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.

03/27/2015

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North Korea: Knife Attack On US Ambassador ‘Deserved Punishment’

U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was hospitalized Thursday after after being attacked by a man who demanded the reunification of North and South Korea, officials said.

03/05/2015

North Korean defectors, now living in South Korea, release balloons carrying propaganda leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-Un. North Korean soldiers have been trying to shoot them down, prompting an exchange of machinegun gunfire across the DMZ. (Photo by Jang Seong-Yoon-Donga Daily via Getty Images)

South Korea: 2 Koreas Exchange Gunfire Along Border

Second shooting in 10 days is Pyongyang’s reaction to the release by activists of balloons from the south urging North Koreans to rise up against Kim Jong-Un.

10/19/2014

Rescue workers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate in Seongnam, South Korea. People standing on ventilation grate fell 60 feet when the grate collapsed while watching an outdoor concert of popular K-pop group 4Minute.  (Photo by Park Young-Dae-Donga Daily via Getty Images).

16 Dead In Accident At South Korean Concert

Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea plunged 60 feet to their deaths when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said.

10/17/2014

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Kim Jong Un Reportedly Makes First Appearance In 5 Weeks

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country’s most powerful person.

10/14/2014

Religion, Mental Problems Draw Many Americans To North Korea (credit: KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

Religion, Mental Health Problems Draw Many Americans To North Korea

Time and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It’s incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have crossed in the opposite direction, at great risk.

09/17/2014

South Korean soldiers patrol the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas. (Photo by YONHAP/AFP/Getty Images)

South Korea Detains American In Waters Near Border

South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into North Korea.

09/17/2014

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