Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

North Korea News

News on North Korea continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Korea Herald

Novel set in a country stranger than fiction

The most reclusive state on earth is paradoxically a country that draws great attention from the rest of the world when it is in the news - usually for its nuclear threat, horrific human rights abuses and its unpredictable behavior.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, Stanford University, South Korea,

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

White House Makes Economics Focus Of Asia Trip

The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and Ukraine.

5 comments

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Asia

9 hrs ago | Jurist

UN rights group calls for North Korea to be prosecuted before ICC

The chief investigator from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Thursday appealed to the UN Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court [official websites] for alleged crimes against humanity.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea

10 hrs ago | The Independent

Inside North Korea with the man who won the marathon

The chance to run in the secretive state, policed by minders performing clothes inspections, was too good an opportunity to miss for William Marks, who tells of his unexpected triumph Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News,

12 hrs ago | The Age

Call for Korea sanctions

Former High Court justice Michael Kirby says the United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses.

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, World News

15 hrs ago | Korean News

Korean National Art Festival in Uzbekistan Celebrates Day of Sun

The 21st Korean National Art Festival was held in Tashkent by Koreans in Uzbekistan on April 13 in celebration of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung .

Comment?

Related Topix: Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Tajikistan Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Asia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Travel

20 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Real life David and Goliath stories: From hairdresser vs Kim Jong Un to granny vs Tesco

After a British hairdresser stood up to the supreme might of Kim Jong Un and his dodgy barnet we look at some of the other people who have stood up to international tyranny and Tesco North Korean embassy officials demanded a hair salon owner took down a poster poking fun at the country's leader.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kim Jong Un, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Asia, M&M, House, Ceredigion County, Wales, Norfolk County, England, Weird

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Kim Jong-un's Aunt Edited Out of Propaganda Films

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt Kim Kyong-hui, the widow of executed eminence grise Jang Song-taek, has disappeared from documentary footage shown on North Korean TV since February.

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, World News,

Real Clear Politics

Why American Foreign Aid Works

President Obama's visit to South Korea next week will highlight not only a critically important alliance, but also one of the greatest success stories of foreign aid in American history.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia,

Jerusalem Post

Column one: The disappearance of US will

In Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East and beyond, the America's most dangerous foes are engaging in aggression and brinkmanship unseen in decades.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Opinion

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, April 17

There is no vaccine and no cure for the deadly virus, and its appearance in West Africa, far from its usual sites in Central and East Africa, has caused some panic.

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News

Garden City Observer

Hopes dim as 297 still missing in ferry disaster

Families of missing passengers showed anger and anguish Thursday as they criticized the South Korean government's handling of the Sewol ferry sinking, while an increasingly anxious search continued for 287 passengers still missing a day after the ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea carrying 475 people.

Comment?

Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel,

National Review Online

Marco Rubio: New Spotlight on North Korea's Horrors

Given Russia's recent actions in Ukraine and other global challenges, the report of this U.N. commission has not received the attention it deserves.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, Kim Jong Un, Prison,

Korea Herald

Park's unification drive dwarfs ministr...

As President Park Geun-hye continues her pitch for unification as a potential "bonanza," one government organ that would conventionally be at the vanguard of the drive appears to be increasingly inconspicuous: the Unification Ministry.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

U.S. Participation in Arria Formula Meeting of the UN Security Council on Human Rights in North Korea

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power will engage in interactive discussion on behalf of the United States in the Arria formula meeting for Security Council members on the human rights situation in North Korea at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Ambassador Robert King, Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, World News

Chosun Ilbo

Are N.Korean Drones Knockoffs of Chinese Products?

Two North Korean unmanned aerial vehicles that recently crashed in Paju, Gyeonggi Province and in Samcheok, Gangwon Province are probably copies of Chinese drones.

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, World News

The Independent

10 best smartphones

With a number of new smartphones on the market, we round up the best around, including some more established models Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

Comment?

Related Topix: Asia, World News

Daily Mail

Murder most fowl! North Korean firing range invites customers to...

North Korea has opened a firing range where families can shoot live pheasants and chickens and take home the carcasses to cook for dinner.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, Associated Press, Kim Jong Un, Columbia University

The Independent

North Korea calls on Foreign Office to act over Kim Jong-un 'bad hair day' poster

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Korea Herald

[Uniquely Korean] Pro-North Korean forces: Legacy of divided peninsula

Last June, Rep. Lim Su-kyung of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy was at the center of a sour ideological debate after calling North Korean defectors "apostates."

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, Activism,

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••