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.
Pyongyang has been conducting weapons tests since the South Korean and U.S. militaries began joint drills last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into North Korea.
A rhetorical battle between the rival Koreas intensified Monday with a South Korean official saying North Korea “must disappear soon.”