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54 min ago | Friends of Liberty
It appears that a bloody purge is underway in North Korea to rid state organs of the cronies of eminence grise Jang Song-taek, who has been reportedly stripped of all his posts.
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54 min ago | Suria
North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, a relative of leader Kim Jong-Un, has been recalled just days after the young supremo's uncle was apparently ousted in a leadership purge, according to a report.
4 hrs ago | Korean News
Pyongyang, December 4 -- A spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea Wednesday gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA as regards the south Korean military authorities' unpardonable provocative burlesque hurting the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK: Recently, the puppet military group staged such ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
North Korea's regime is often casually dismissed as "crazy." Indeed, the existence of a hermetically sealed state -- a combination of communism and national fascism -- so closed-off to the outside world that the Internet does not exist except for a privileged few, strikes outside observers as beyond belief.
Raped by officials then executed so they keep silent: Horrific secrets of North Korea's gulags which hold at least 130,000 prisoners - and the satellite images which prove secret camps are still growing A former security guard at the largest political prison camp in North Korea has spoken out for the first time about the rape and murder of female ... (more)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is using 85-year-old Korean War veteran Merrill Newman and another American as pawns in a game with the United States - but the stakes remain unclear, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says.
Hundreds of feet beneath the world's most insular capital city lies a network of cavernous rooms, adorned with stone pillars and grandiose mosaics.
Evan Goldberg, left, and Seth Rogen have teamed up for another project, co-directing the feature comedy The Interview now being shot in and around their home town, Vancouver.
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: for general audiences; parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; no one younger than 17 ... (more)
Hezbollah says that one of its commanders has been "assassinated" outside of his home in Lebanon's capital of Beirut.
The uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive and appears to be safe, South Korea's unification minister said on Wednesday, a day after the South's National Intelligence Service said he had been removed from two powerful positions.
People watch a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and Kim's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, second from left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
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North Korea is likely to escalate its cyberattacks on South Korea in the coming years in an effort to convince its southern neighbor to back off demands to limit its nuclear program, a Korea expert predicted.
Commitment , a South Korean teenage romance-cum- Bourne -style thriller, is the comfort film equivalent of a peanut-butter-and-meatloaf sandwich.
North Korean refugees provide some of the mounting evidence against systemic human rights abuses in North Korea.
Three men were convicted and sentenced Tuesday in Russia for masterminding and carrying out an acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director, Sergei Filin.