North Korea is facing what could be its most serious defection in 15 years after a man who managed funds for the ousted uncle of leader Kim Jong-un fled the isolated country, South Korean media said on Friday.
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Why Mr Jang was purged a second time in North Korea: Various theories persist about the disappearance of senior official Jang Song-taek
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Most observers say he is a reformer who wants to push his country towards Chinese-style capitalism, something that may have antagonised Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un
Tuesday 03 December 2013
The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to have dismissed an uncle, a man key to his rise to power, South Korean politicians said, in a move that could help consolidate his power base with a group of younger aides.
Saturday 30 November 2013
North Korea showcased a US veteran on Saturday who they accuse of killing civilians during the Korean War 60 years ago in a video of the 85-year-old making a full 'confession' and apology as if the battles are still continuing today.
Friday 15 November 2013
Private trade frays at central authority - and that can only be a good thing
Sunday 13 October 2013
Keen-eyed bloggers notice tell-tale details which suggest the leader and his comrades have been photoshopped in
Saturday 21 September 2013
Seoul criticises reclusive neighbour's 'inhumane behaviour'
Monday 09 September 2013
Public indulgence of celebrities lets many crossover from entertainer to expert
The singer, the X-rated movies and the dictator: Kim Jong-un's former lover ‘executed by machine-gun for appearing in porn films’
Thursday 29 August 2013
A member of a North Korean pop group and erstwhile companion of the country's leader has reportedly been killed by machine gun
Wednesday 28 August 2013
A special US government envoy will travel to North Korea on Friday to seek the release of Kenneth Bae, the American Christian missionary and former tour operator sentenced to 15 years hard labour by the secretive state.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
United Nations expert panel in Seoul hears harrowing evidence from former inmates
Obama vs Kimye: Mr President faces Kris Jenner's wrath for disparaging remarks about Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Monday 12 August 2013
According to reality TV's famous matriarch, her daughter is 'the hardest-working young lady in the world' and West 'doesn't go on holiday, ever'
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