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Kim Jong Un’s decade in power: Starvation, repression and brutal rule – just like his father and grandfather

Kim Jong Un’s decade in power: Starvation, repression and brutal rule – just like his father and grandfather

By the grim metric of fatalities in the first 10 years of a dictator’s rule, Kim Jong Un has yet to match the records set by his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, or father, Kim Jong Il.

18 December 2021
North Korea Calls For Unity On 10th Death Anniversary Of Former Leader Kim Jong Il

North Korea Calls For Unity On 10th Death Anniversary Of Former Leader Kim Jong Il

Countrymen blared siren for three minutes, observed silence and bowed in respect to commemorate the 10th anniversary of former North Korean leader Kim Jong...

17 December 2021

US Envoy Urges North Korea To Stop Tests, Engage In Talks

A US envoy said North Korea's recent weapon tests were "concerning and counterproductive." Last week, the isolated nation carried out tests of a new type of...

N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

The North's recent tests were in line with Kim Jong Un's earlier vows to introduce sophisticated weapons and enlarge his nuclear arsenal to defend itself...

01 October 2021

Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

North Korea ledaer Kim Jong Un's statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief...

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28 September 2021
North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of...


20 September 2021
North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea also referenced the "backstabbing" remarks of US ally, France. Says that there would be corresponding actions if "even the smallest negative affect...


13 September 2021
North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

After seeing it's economy ravage under the pandemic, North Korea is back at its missile endeavours after a year. State media reported these long-range cruise...


23 August 2021
Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.


29 July 2021
Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


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08 July 2021
Seoul Spy Agency: No Sign That North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Been Vaccinated

Seoul Spy Agency: No Sign That North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Been Vaccinated

The National Intelligence Service told lawmakers in a closed-door briefing that it hasn't detected any information that North Korea has acquired vaccines,...


19 June 2021
Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy


16 June 2021
Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Kim's health matters in Seoul, Washington and other world capitals because he hasn't publicly anointed a successor who would control an advancing nuclear...


08 June 2021
Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts


24 March 2021
North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.


23 March 2021
Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

According to KCNA and China's Xinhua news agency, Xi in his own message to Kim described bilateral relations as a 'valuable asset' to both countries and vowed...


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08 January 2021
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Vows To Improve Ties With Outside World At Party Meeting

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Vows To Improve Ties With Outside World At Party Meeting

In his speech on the third day of the meeting Thursday, Kim 'declared the general orientation and the policy stand of our party for comprehensively expanding...


07 January 2021
Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Kim's speech likely contained 'sensitive contents' that can provoke the United States and South Korea, a researcher said


28 December 2020
Mired In Crises, North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Open Big Party Meeting

Mired In Crises, North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Open Big Party Meeting

While few question Kim's grip on power, there is still room for things to get worse, especially if the world fails to find a quick way out of the Covid-19...


10 October 2020
North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new...


03 July 2020
All Is Well In North Korea: Kim Jong Un Maintains 0 Coronavirus Cases In Country

All Is Well In North Korea: Kim Jong Un Maintains 0 Coronavirus Cases In Country

Kim told a ruling party meeting that the country has 'thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus and maintained stable anti-epidemic situation...


16 June 2020
North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un days earlier said the North Korea would demolish a 'useless' inter-Korean liaison office in the border...


02 May 2020
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumours

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumours

South Korea's government, which has a mixed record of tracking Pyongyang's ruling elite, repeatedly downplayed speculation that Kim, believed to be 36, was in...


27 April 2020
'Alive And Well': South Korea On Kim Jong-un Amid Reports Of Poor Health

'Alive And Well': South Korea On Kim Jong-un Amid Reports Of Poor Health

There has been widespread speculation about the "deteriorating health" and absence of Kim in the media, particularly in the US, over the last week or so.


01 January 2020
Kim Is 'A Man Of His Word' On Denuclearization, Says Donald Trump

Kim Is 'A Man Of His Word' On Denuclearization, Says Donald Trump

The president was referring to a 2018 historic summit he held with Kim in Singapore. The two adopted a vaguely worded statement on "complete denuclearisation...


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