Kim Jong Il

Kim Jong Un Might Be Suffering The Same Problem As Henry VIII

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is suffering from "discomfort", the country's state media has said, confirming long-held rumours that it is illness th...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is Alex Salmond Scotland's Kim Jong Il?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 5 June 2014... 1) IS ALEX SALMOND SCOTLAND'S KIM JONG IL? It's getting rather personal, no...

Kim Jong-Un's 'Executed' Ex Appears On TV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

The former girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who was reportedly executed last year for making a sex tape, is now reportedly alive after a...

Kim Jong Un Visits Evil Underwater Lair

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

Kim Jong Un has been pictured taking a tour of his evil underwater lair a renovated children’s camp, which is attended by the offspring of North Kor...

North Korean Defector's 8 Sketches Reveal Torture, Starvation & Death In Prison Camps (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

Horrifying sketches depicting torture, starvation and abuse in North Korea's prisons have emerged in the light of a UN report into human rights abuses...

Harrowing Sketches From North Korean Defector Show Hellish Scenes Of Torture, Starvation & Death (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

Harrowing sketches depicting torture, starvation and death in a North Korean prison have been published in a UN report into human rights abuses. T...

WATCH: North Korea Marks Anniversary Of Kim Jong-Il's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

North Korea has marked the second anniversary of the death of Kim Jong-il, its former leader, days after a brutal political purge of Kim Jong-il's pow...

We Three Kims of Orient Are: Time to End North Korea's Reign of Terror

Benedict Rogers | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Benedict Rogers

Two years into Kim Jong-Un's reign, and a week after the execution of Jang Song-thaek, it is time to unseal the stone-cold tomb in which North Korea's regime has entrapped itself, end the misery, and hold the dictators to account.

N Korea 'Sells Gold To China' (But Who Knew It Had Any?)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

North Korea has reportedly began selling large amounts of gold to China in order to avoid an imminent economic collapse. "Since several months ago,...

Two Thirds Of North Korea Suffer Chronic Food Shortages... But Kim Jong Un Enjoys A ‘Seven-Star' Lifestyle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

North Korea may be facing chronic food shortages but leader Kim Jong Un is enjoying a “seven-star” lifestyle. That’s according to his unlike...

Weapons Of Mass Seduction

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Just imagine the look on Kim Jong Un's face if he was suddenly assaulted by hundreds of pairs of airborne silky knickers. The North Korean leader m...

Charlotte Meredith

'I Have Lived A Life That Cannot Be Told Without Tears'

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

This year, the world's media has been focused on North Korea's military threat, but what of the thousands left languishing in horrific conditions in t...

Kim Jong Un's Ex-Lover 'Executed By North Korean Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is said to have ordered the public execution of his former lover after she made a sex tape. Hyon Song-Wol was kill...

WATCH: North Korea Marks War Anniversary With Huge Parade

ITN | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

North Korea has marked the 60th anniversary of the truce that ended the Korean War with a massive celebration in the capital Pyongyang....

The Last Of The Bad Guys

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

Everything must come to an end. The departure of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad marks the culmination of an era of bad guys who reached a truly ...

Kim Jong Un Gives Hardline Defence Chief The Boot In Latest Cabinet Purge

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Kim Jong Un has sacked his hardline chief of defence, replacing him with an unknown army general, another purge in the young North Korean leader's inn...

Polvaulting - The Future of Satire?

Patrick Cash | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Cash

The Polvaulting story is not a straightforward relaying of the facts. It takes the bare premise of the facts as its starting point and then builds a surreal but humorous play on hypothesis around them; of what might happen if a rogue American General gave the order to attack North Korea.

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il 'Feasted On Hippos, Snakes & Spiders'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

Late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il feasted on snakes, hippos and spiders, his former personal chef has claimed. Sushi chef Kenji Fujimoto worked...

North Korea Hosts 'Friendship Boosting' Arts Festival Amid Nuclear Missile Threats

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

North Korea may be beating the war drum but in many respects it was business as usual as the country kicked off a series of events to celebrate the Ki...

North Korean Nuclear Poker - Who Is Winning in the Battle of the Mind Games?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

If the North Korea's nuclear capability is a shield, this reflects the regime's paranoia or chronic insecurity, and weapons are being developed as a deterrent. If it is a sword, the nuclear capacity is for aggressive purposes and part of an offensive war stratagem, perhaps reuniting the Korean peninsula.

Life Ain't Easy for a Boy Named Kim

Nick Abbot | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

The evil imperialist American dogs cut off North Korea's internet feed this week. Or it could have been someone at Kim Jong-un's place accidentally kicked the plug out of the wall that links them to their dial-up connection.

The Anxiety of North Korea's Threats: An Expat's Perspective

April Salchert | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK
April Salchert

As an expat living in South Korea, the North Korean threat is always present. I would be stupid not to take notice. Lately, the threats have been more jarring than in years past. However, like many Koreans, most of the expat community shrugs it off, likening the threats to whining from a petulant child.

North Korean Gulags 'Expanding By 72%'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

North Korea is expanding its main political prison camps, a human rights group has warned, publishing satellite images that show more guard posts, inc...

LOOK: North Korean State-Sanctioned Hairstyles

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

If you’re plotting a brave new hairdo, North Korea is probably not the place to get it done. The Communist State has a strict hairstyle policy w...

Statue Makeover: North Korea Replaces Kim Jong-Il’s Staid Overcoat With 'Revolutionary' Anorak

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK

A giant bronze statue of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il has had something of a makeover – with its overcoat being replaced with a more casual-...