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'North Korea Executes Entire Family Of Kim Jong-Un's Uncle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

Kim Jong-un is believed to have ordered the total elimination of his uncle’s biological relatives. The terrifying purge reportedly started straig...

Kim Jong Un 'Very Drunk' When He Ordered Executions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

North Korean despot Kim Jong Un was extremely drunk when he ordered the execution of two close aides to his uncle Jang Song Thaek, a Japanese newspape...

Rodman Holds NBA Tryouts In North Korea (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Sport

Basketball star Dennis Rodman has held tryouts for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on leader Kim Jong Un's birt...

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...

Kim Jong Un's Uncle 'Executed By Machine Gun Fire'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Kim Jong Un's "traitor" uncle is believed to have been executed by machine gun fire, after being accused of plotting against the regime, as well as pa...

'Engaged In Dreaming Different Dreams'

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

North Korean despot Kim Jong-un has unceremoniously purged his powerful uncle from his inner circle, with concerted media campaigns denouncing his all...

What Drives Someone To Defect To North Korea?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Driven to desperation by family troubles or business failures, six South Korean men, and one woman, risked their lives by jumping into the freezing wa...

North Korea Moves Missiles From East Coast

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK

North Korea has removed two medium-range missiles from a launch site on its east coast, according to a US official. It is the first indication Pyon...

PHOTOS: If New York Was In North Korea..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK

What would New York look like if it was magically transported 10,950 km to North Korea? There would be no iconic adverts in Times Square, just bill...

Turning Political Aged Just Seven

Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

Standing to attention, looking serious and wearing official political uniform - these are the North Korean youngsters who are joining their first poli...

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 Korea Warns Foreigners To Leave South Korea

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

North Korea has warned foreigners in South Korea to leave the country amid threats of impending war, in the latest bellicose threat from Pyongyang. ...

North Korea Tells British Embassy Staff To Leave

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

Tensions in the Korean peninsula went up another notch on Friday as North Korea told the British Embassy in the country that the safety of its staff c...

Ban Ki Moon Says Kim Jong Un 'Gone Too Far'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

North Korea has loaded two mid-range missiles onto mobile launchers on the east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency has reported. A senior offi...

Concern As North Korea Restarts Its Mothballed Nuclear Reactor

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

North Korea has announced plans to restart its mothballed nuclear facilities. In a move that will add to recent tensions, Pyongyang said all facili...

Plotting In His War Room..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured by the nation's state media devising strategies in what appears to be his war room. The picture...

Simple Rhetoric Or Serious Threat?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

North Korea has upped its international rhetoric by releasing a video showing a mock up of a missile strike on Washington D.C.. The four minute mon...

Kim Jong-Un Visits Military Unit After 'Extreme Rhetoric'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Kim Jong-un was seen taking a boat trip to the platoon that shelled a South Korean island in pictures released on Friday as North Korea ramped up its ...

North Korea Ends Peace Pact With South After UN Sanctions

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

North Korea has said it is ending its peace pact with South Korea following UN sanctions in response to their nuclear test last month. Pyongyang vo...

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-...

Google Users Post 'Reviews' Of North Korea Prison Camps

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Tech

If you had glanced at North Korea on Google Maps before this week, you could be forgiven for thinking the country had no roads, no buildings and no tr...

Famine-Stricken North Koreans 'Forced Into Cannibalism'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

There are fears some famine-stricken North Koreans are being forced into cannibalism following claims a man was executed for murdering his two childre...

North Korea Accuses South Of Engaging In 'Psychological Warfare' Via Christmas Lights (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

North Korea has accused South Korea of engaging in "psychological warfare" via the volatile medium of Christmas lights. The tower of lights, situa...

Thought The Olympic Ceremony Was Good? Wait Till You See North Korea...

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 19.02.2013 | Home

This summer we gasped as 7,500 volunteers performed simultaneously to create Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony. Meanwhile, behind the closed d...