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Kim Jong-un’s uncle was killed after being stripped naked and fed to a pack of hungry dogs, according to reports in a Chinese state-backed newspaper.
Yes, the programme skewed to the left but, no, it wasn’t tosh
New Year's Day message included call for improved ties with Seoul but also warning of possible 'nuclear catastrophe'
Addressed to the South’s presidential office, the threat was made after effigies of Kim Jong-un were burnt in Seoul
Kim Jong Un leads ceremonies in display of ‘single-minded unity’ following purge of his uncle
Five of the seven officials who walked alongside Kim Jong-il’s hearse in December 2011 have been killed, purged or sent to labour camps
As she returns to official engagements, speculation mounts that she condoned the execution
Officers in the military will be particularly nervous
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.
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
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.
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.
Public indulgence of celebrities lets many crossover from entertainer to expert
A member of a North Korean pop group and erstwhile companion of the country's leader has reportedly been killed by machine gun
United Nations expert panel in Seoul hears harrowing evidence from former inmates
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'