Claims that secretive communist regime has carried out a further brutal purge of those the young leader sees as a threat to his authority
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Thursday 09 January 2014
Dennis Rodman allegedly implied that Mr Bae might deserve his punishment
Monday 06 January 2014
The basketball star, who has taken on the role of coach of the national team, landed in North Korea earlier today flanked by 11 retired NBA players
Wednesday 01 January 2014
New Year's Day message included call for improved ties with Seoul but also warning of possible 'nuclear catastrophe'
Dennis Rodman attempts to explain his friendship with Kim Jong Un. And what the hell he’s doing playing B ball in North Korea.
Monday 23 December 2013
Even though he’s not been to see Rodman once during his latest visit to North Korea, where he’s been given the dubious task of running the national basketball team.
North Korea commemorates anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death – just days after execution of his former brother-in-law
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Kim Jong Un leads ceremonies in display of ‘single-minded unity’ following purge of his uncle
Monday 16 December 2013
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
Monday 09 December 2013
Jang was once seen as Kim's mentor long considered the country's second power - but his removal was blamed on 'corruption, drug use, gambling and womanizing'
Saturday 07 December 2013
Merrill Newman, 85, was taken off a plane last month, accused of ordering the deaths of North Koreans during the 1950-3 war.
Friday 06 December 2013
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.
Friday 11 October 2013
An American man detained in North Korea for the past 11 months has told his mother in their first meeting since his detention that his health is improving but is still not good, according to a Japanese media report Friday.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Pariah state calls Swiss blocking of imports 'an intolerable mockery’
Monday 16 September 2013
Inter-Korean industrial complex reopens after months of political negotiation
Thursday 12 September 2013
Plutonium enrichment plant closed in 2007 as part of aid deal
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Closure of border unit was a major blow to heavily indebted economy of North
Saturday 07 September 2013
Former NBA star restrained after losing his temper at reporters
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