Pyongyang

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan, Lands Far Out In The Pacific

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean and Japanese officials said, furth...

Trump's Threat Of 'Fire And Fury' Is A Gift To North Korea's Propaganda Machine

The Conversation UK | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

Though the relationship between the US and North Korea can hardly be called stable, this so-far-rhetorical escalation is something new. Washington has rarely, if ever, used language infuriating and colourful enough to match Pyongyang's style, but times have changed. One news outlet has even set up a game called Who said it: Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un?

North Korea’s Ryugyong ‘Hotel Of Doom’ Could Finally Open After 30 Year Delay

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

It went from an intended grandiose monument of North Korea to being dubbed by locals ‘The Hotel of Doom’, but now Pyongyang looks like it may fina...

This VR Experience Lets You Visit North Korea Without Ever Leaving Your House

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

North Korea is one of the most secretive, and fascinating, countries in the world. It is unsurprising then that actually going to visit the country is...

North Korea’s ‘Six Star’ Hotel Is Being Slaughtered On TripAdvisor

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Kim Jong-un is on a relentless drive to attract tourists – and much needed foreign currency - to North Korea. So it will have no doubt gone down lik...

North Korea Fires Two Ballistic Missiles Into Sea Of Japan

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK

North Korea fired two medium-range ballistic missile 500 miles into the Sea of Japan on Friday, the latest sign of growing tensions between the hermet...

North Korea On 'Brink Of War' Over 'Psychological Broadcasts' By 'Jealous' South

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.01.2016 | UK

The propaganda broadcasts by South Korea directed over the border at their northern neighbours is driving the peninsula to the “brink of war,” acc...

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...

North Korea Pulls Out Of UN Showdown After Sony Hack

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK

An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a US accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking UN Security Council meeting M...

Dear Limper - Why Is Kim Jong Un Hobbling?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK

A botched assassination attempt, or maybe the Dear Limper just got pins and needles? Speculation is rife after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was ...

Tourists On Trial For 'Hostile Acts' In North Korea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Two American tourists will got on trial in North Korea for "perpetuating hostile acts", one for leaving a bible in his hotel room. The state news a...

Because He's Happy! The Great Dictator Un-Winds In Pharrell Williams-Style Hat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

Even a ruthless totalitarian dictator needs a little time to Un-wind now and again. With a beaming smile, a chic v-neck vest under a dark blazer an...

A Day After Very Unusual Apology For Horrific Building Collapse, Kim Jong Un Reverts To Type

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK

Normal propagandistic broadcasting from North Korea's news agency has resumed, the day after it offered a rare apology from the dictatorship for the c...

North Korean Goverment Makes Rare Apology For Building Collapse (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK

The North Korean government has made a rare public apology over the collapse of an apartment block in Pyongyang that could have killed many people. ...

'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...