North Korea News

North Korea 'Fires Three Missiles Off Coast'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

North Korea has launched three short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korea's Ministry of Defence has claimed. Two of the miss...

North Korea Charges US Citizen With Threatening To Overthrow Government

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

North Korea is to try a US citizen on charges of trying to overthrow the government, its official news agency has reported. Pae Jun-Ho, who is repo...

Are the People of Seoul Worried About the Nuclear Threat From North Korea? Not a Bit

Libby Plummer | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Politics
Libby Plummer

While US President Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye are due to meet in Washington DC on 7 May to hammer out a solution, the local population in Seoul appears to be astoundingly nonplussed about the threats, having heard a lot of the same in the past.

North Korea Offers To Negotiate

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

North Korea has issued a series of “incomprehensible” demands as the conditions for it to move forward with talks to ease tensions on the Korean p...

North Korea 'Preparing For Fourth Nuclear Test'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

North Korea is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, according to a South Korean minister, who said Seoul had been alerted to increased activity at the...

Hague Calls For Calm Over North Korea

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics

William Hague has called for calm over tensions in the Korean peninsula but added Britain "should be concerned" about North Korea's activities. The...

Propaganda Victory For North Korea

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

The US military has cancelled a planned test of a Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over fears of escalating tensions on the Korea...

South Korea Vows 'Strong Response'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK

South Korea's military will "respond powerfully" to attack or provocation from it's neighbour in the North, the country's president said on Monday. ...

Foreign Office Urges North Korea To 'End Threatening Statements'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

The British government has called on North Korea to end its bellicose rhetoric after Kim Jong-un released a statement on Saturday via the country’s ...

WATCH: A 'State Of War' On The Korean Peninsula

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

UPDATE: The British Foreign Office has called on North Korea to end "these threatening statements will only seek to isolate it further". A “sta...

Jessica Elgot

Defector Claims 'North Korea Is Similar To The UK'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A North Korean doctor who fled the repressive regime to live in the UK has said he is often struck by how similar North Korea and the UK are - and how...

Foreign Office Urges North Korea To 'End Threatening Statements'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

The British government has called on North Korea to end its bellicose rhetoric after Kim Jong-un released a statement on Saturday via the country's of...