REVEALED: Possible reason Kim Jong Un vanished from public eye

No one knows for sure if Kim Jong Un is dead or alive, or if someone else has already wrested power from him, but satellite images taken by a website that monitors North Korea offer new hints as to the whereabouts of the nation's leader. According to a report from NK Pro, luxury boats often used by … Continue reading REVEALED: Possible reason Kim Jong Un vanished from public eye

Kim Jong Un likely sick and unfit to rule North Korea

With North Korea saying nothing so far about outside media reports that leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line to run a nuclear-armed country that’s been ruled by the same family for seven decades. Questions about Kim’s health flared after he skipped an April 15 commemoration of … Continue reading Kim Jong Un likely sick and unfit to rule North Korea

The world awaits ‘Christmas gift’ from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un

An ominous threat from North Korea about a "Christmas gift" will keep the world on edge through New Year's Day — and beyond, The Hill reported Thursday. With no delivery of a missile from the increasingly nuclear-armed nation, anxiety has only ramped up for what, where and when North Korea might make good on its warning. No nation … Continue reading The world awaits ‘Christmas gift’ from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un

Trump warns Kim Jong Un not to void their ‘special relationship’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing “everything” if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a “successful test of great significance.” “Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, … Continue reading Trump warns Kim Jong Un not to void their ‘special relationship’

Memorable pictures from world events you missed last week (14 – 20 October)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse during snowfall in Mount Paektu in this image released October 16, 2019. Aides to Kim are convinced the North Korean leader plans "a great operation," state media said in a report that included lavish descriptions and images of Kim riding a white horse through snowy fields … Continue reading Memorable pictures from world events you missed last week (14 – 20 October)

World reactions to Kim Jong Un’s tactical missile launch

China hopes that the DPRK and the United States can resume talks, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Thursday at a news briefing. "We hope relevant parties will meet each other halfway and make positive efforts for the political settlement for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," said Hua. The U.S. State Department urged … Continue reading World reactions to Kim Jong Un’s tactical missile launch

Kim Jong Un says missile launch was a warning to South Korea

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type of tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to the Republic of Korea (ROK) to stop importing high-tech weapons and conducting joint military exercises, state media KCNA said on Friday. The DPRK test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles … Continue reading Kim Jong Un says missile launch was a warning to South Korea

Russia confirms date for Kim-Putin Summit

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin for their first one-on-one meeting, he'll have a long wish list and a strong desire to notch a win after the failure of his second summit with President Trump. But it's not entirely clear how much Putin can or will oblige, the AP notes. … Continue reading Russia confirms date for Kim-Putin Summit

Kim Jong Un named the ‘supreme representative of all the Korean people’

In one of the biggest leadership shake-ups in years, North Korea named a new nominal head of state and a new premier, and gave leader Kim Jong Un a new title, state media reported Friday, moves analysts said solidify Kim's grip on power. In an expected move, Kim Jong Un was re-elected as chairman of … Continue reading Kim Jong Un named the ‘supreme representative of all the Korean people’

North Korea angry with the Spanish government

North Korea said Sunday it wants an investigation into a raid on its embassy in Spain last month, calling it a grave terrorist attack and an act of extortion that violates international law. The incident occurred ahead of President Donald Trumps second summit with leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi on Feb. 27-28. A mysterious … Continue reading North Korea angry with the Spanish government