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North Korea snubs Donald Trump: envoy rejects overture to meet leader Kim Jong Un

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Geneva: US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "kind of propaganda or advertisement" in his election race, a senior North Korean official said. Trump last week said he was willing to ...
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Inside the Lives of Two Young North Korean Defectors

TIME - ‎19 hours ago‎
Kim Kyoung-ok still remembers chasing after the flyer balloons, alien care packages raining from the sky filled with Korean noodles and letters from children like her. She did not know yet that there could be a better life than the one she was born to ...
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North Korea allows women on TV to tell men off for SMOKING in bizarre propaganda video

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently.
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'Sanctions against North Korea are not working'

Deutsche Welle - ‎17 hours ago‎
The situation in North Korea often seems static - with frequent stories of missiles launches, sanctions and human rights abuses - but some dynamics have started to shift underneath the surface.

'Owning' a home in North Korea

NK News - ‎16 hours ago‎
The North Korean law makes it quite clear: It is illegal in North Korea to buy, sell and rent out houses. It is theoretically possible to swap houses within one jurisdiction, but it is still illegal if such an exchange is made to gain any kind of ...
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South Korea airman: Battle plan against North should include leaders' 'decapitation' - ‎9 hours ago‎
"In the case of an emergency, [South Korea's] anti-missile systems, the Korean Air and Missile Defense, or KAMD, and Kill Chain will be activated in response to North Korea nuclear weapons and missiles, and if needed decapitation operations could ...
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U.S. developing seismic detectors to measure North Korea nuclear tests - ‎49 minutes ago‎
In the aftermath of an underground North Korea nuclear test, the U.S. Air Force has typically dispatched reconnaissance planes over the peninsula, but seismic wave detectors are under development.
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How North Koreans Are Working Themselves to Death in Europe

VICE - ‎May 23, 2016‎
North Korean forced laborers, in the heart of the European Union? It sounds impossible to believe. But a VICE investigation has found extensive evidence of North Koreans working in conditions of forced labor in Poland, with their wages funding the DPRK ...

Rare photos show life inside North Korea's top-secret military

Tech Insider - ‎May 21, 2016‎
North Korean military REUTERS/Jason LeeA North Korean woman and soldiers look at a Chinese tour boat from the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju. Little is known about North Korea, and maybe even less is known about the ...

Watch Out: How North Korea Could Secretly Make Nuclear Weapons

The National Interest Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
North Korea's recent (disputed) claim of a successful hydrogen bomb test has observers wondering where the North Koreans are getting their hydrogen from. The hydrogen that powers thermonuclear weapons is not ordinary hydrogen gas, but its isotopes or ...
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Russia blocks UNSC statement against North Korea: VOA

NK News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The UN Security Council is unlikely to publish a press statement on North Korea's missile tests because of Russia's month-long opposition, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Tuesday.
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North Korea flag farce in 2012 is a lesson for Rio organisers - ‎May 23, 2016‎
I remember receiving a message from Hampden Park during the early salvos of the London Olympic football competition that our sports presentation team had inadvertently confused the flags of North and South Korea. At the time, I was watching the dress ...
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North Korea asks UN chief to explain legal basis for sanctions

i24news - ‎12 hours ago‎
North Korea has challenged United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon to clarify the legal basis for UN sanctions against it, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.

EU Introduces New Sanctions Against North Korea Following Those That Were Announced by the UN Security Council ...

The National Law Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
The restrictive measures include a ban on the import of coal, iron and iron ore from North Korea, a blanket restriction on opening new branches, subsidiaries or representative offices of North Korean banks, and an obligation for Member States to expel ...

North Korea's Solar Market Is Booming

Greentech Media - ‎17 hours ago‎
Think of it as a North Korean Best Buy -- a shop stuffed with refrigerators, karaoke machines, laptop computers and flat-screen TVs.
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North Korea's one per centers savour life in 'Pyonghattan'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Pyongyang: They like fast fashion from Zara and H&M. They work out to be seen as much as to exercise. They drink cappuccinos to show how cosmopolitan they are.

CHP leader criticizes 'North Korea-like discipline' in AKP congress

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has likened the recent Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress, which brought Binali Yıldırım to post, to a “North Korean model” for a sense of discipline. “It was total military discipline ...

North Korean escapee describes bone-deforming 'pigeon torture' endured by prisoners

International Business Times UK - ‎May 22, 2016‎
A North Korean defector has described the horrific punishments meted out in prisons governed by Kim Jung-un's secretive regime.
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BBC journalist reveals his ten hour interrogation ordeal in North Korea - ‎May 20, 2016‎
BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was expelled from North Korea after being interrogated over bizarre allegations that he depicted the country's people as ugly and sounding like dogs, the journalist has said in his first account of the ordeal on ...