Kim Jong Un

A Foreigner in North Korea: A Personal Account of My Two Years Living in Pyongyang

Fragkiska Megaloudi | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK
Fragkiska Megaloudi

North Korea (or DPRK) remains misunderstood by the outside world, partly due to the lack of access by foreign journalists and researchers but also because public opinion about the country has been shaped by overused stereotyping narratives and images. But what I experienced during those two years in DPRK, had nothing to do with the standard stereotypes.

Kim Jong Un's New Hipster Hair Do Is Catching On Around The World...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, famed for his pointing finger and appalling human rights abuses, has debuted a new hairstyle, in a crushing blow to h...

26 People The Internet Thought Were Dead When They Weren't

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

Twitter exploded recently at viral gossip reporting Tony Hart's death. Awkwardly, he actually passed away six years ago. Here's a few more reasons ...

These Are Kim Jong Il's Birthday Stamps

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

If you had to associate an animal with North Korea, it would probably be... Actually, we have absolutely no idea. But we can say with some confiden...

Everything You Need To Know About North Korea

Alltime Numbers | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK

Ever wondered what life is truly like in the enigma that is North Korea? Learn some sweet facts about the most corrupt country in the world with Al...

How Dangerous Is North Korea?

Alltime Conspiracies | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK

Kim Jong-un has no problem flaunting his country's military might. But just how much of a threat does North Korea really pose to it's neighbors and th...

A Crowdfunder Is Trying To Make $10m To Overthrow Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

A "covert" organisation is trying to crowdfund $10,000,000 (£6,616,000) to overthrow Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea. Freedom Now, a multi-nat...

Sexual Violence in North Korea: Giving a Voice to NK Refugees in the UK

Niki O'Brien | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK
Niki O'Brien

With a renewed international focus on human rights in North Korea, female refugees are increasingly sharing their stories, giving us a greater understanding of sexual violence and in subsequent countries of asylum.

Kim Jong-Un 'Unhappy With Fifty Shades Of Grey Film'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Comedy

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unhappy about the forthcoming film version of the book 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' and is convinced that it is a satire ...

Obama Hits Kim Jong-Un With Fresh Sanctions

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

Barack Obama has moved to impose further sanctions on North Korea over the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, signing an executive order on Friday t...

This Man Wants To Airdrop 'The Interview' Into North Korea

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

A North Korean defector has promised to start airdropping over 100,000 thousand copies of 'The Interview' into North Korea. Park Sang-hak will send...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Comedy

And so the end of the year approaches... Google's Top Ten searches of 2014 read like a melancholy Larkin poem for our time. pic.twitter.com/EaRp5Ad...

All The Ladies Love Kim Jong Un

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK

No stranger to screaming fans, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is pictured here flanked by the crying wives of the state's highly ranked servicemen....

Kim Jong-Un 'Bans His Own Name'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un has banned his nation's citizens from having the same name as him, reports say. According to the Daily Mail, the ...

North Korean Citizens Called Kim Jong-Un Ordered To Change Their Name

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Kim Jong-Un has banned the beleaguered citizens of North Korea from sharing his name, according to internal state documents obtained by South Korean m...

Student In Paris With Links To North Korean Regime Escapes Kidnapping Bid

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK

A North Korean student with family ties to the regime escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source ...

UN Threatens Human Rights Probe, North Korea Threatens Nuclear Test

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

North Korea's brutal regime, accused of committing crimes against humanity including the extermination, starvation and enslavement of its population, ...

UN To Vote On Referring North Korea To War Crimes Court

AP | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

An anxious North Korea will see Tuesday how the boldest effort yet to bring its leaders to account for alleged crimes against humanity will move forwa...

Inside North Korea's Remarkable Embassy In Suburban London

Robert DG Smith | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK
Robert DG Smith

The wide streets of Ealing might be typical of pleasant south-west London suburban living, but the residents of Gunnersbury Avenue have the most unlikely of neighbours. At number 73 sits a seven bedroom detached house which, as the remarkable embassy of Kim Jong-Un's totalitarian North Korea, houses the London mission of the most secretive nation on earth.

The Outsiders' Fetish for North Korean Fascism

Sebastian Murphy-Bates | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK
Sebastian Murphy-Bates

Praising these guided tours serves a political purpose for a government that has cultivated a theocratic cult of oppression and starved its people to the point of stunting their growth. Praise contributes to the fiction the regime wants to project: that they are running a prosperous, grand society that is open to scrutiny.

'Kim Jong-Un' Pays a Visit to Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Camp

Tom Grundy | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

The main Umbrella Movement 'Occupy' site in Hong Kong received an unusual visitor, on Friday, in the form of a Kim Jong-Un impersonator.

Ageing General Mulls Comedy Push

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un proved he is super nice over the weekend visiting a newly built baby home and orphanage in the country’s capital of ...

Did Kim Jong Un Plan The Executions Of 6 North Korean Officials During His Seclusion?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

The disappearance of up to six senior members of the North Korean regime has prompted fears the country’s leader has carried out one of his infamous...

'There's Been A Holocaust Going On For A Decade And We're Ignoring It'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

On the surface, Yeonmi Park looks like any other university student; fashionable, eager, ambitious. Except she is North Korean, and is one of the luck...

'There's Been A Holocaust Going On For A Decade And We're Ignoring It'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

On the surface, Yeonmi Park looks like any other university student; fashionable, eager, ambitious. Except she is North Korean, and is one of the luck...