Gamechanger: NORTH KOREAs Submarine Launched Missile Test
On May 8, North Korea successfully conducted its first underwater ejection test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Analysts had predicted it would be several years before that would happen. Small wonder North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Japan arrests son of unofficial NORTH KOREAn envoy in mushroom case
TOKYO ��� Police arrested the son of North Koreas unofficial ambassador to Japan on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling expensive mushrooms into the country, in the latest incident underlining the increasing tensions between Tokyo and Pyongyang. The two .
NORTH KOREAn defence minister executed: S.Korea intelligence
Seoul (AFP) - North Korean Defence Minister Hyon Yong-Chol has been executed by anti-aircraft fire for disloyalty and showing disrespect to leader Kim Jong-Un, South Koreas intelligence agency said on Wednesday.
N. Korea sub missile claim looks like a bluff
Washington (AFP) - North Koreas claim that it launched a ballistic missile from a submarine was mostly likely a bluff and the images it released appear photoshopped to overstate the regimes military power, US experts said Tuesday.
North Koreas defence chief Hyon Yong Chol: archive video footage
File footage from North Korean state media and local agencies shows various appearances of North Koreas defence chief, Hyon Yong Chol, who has now been executed with an anti-aircraft gun, according to South Korean intelligence. Seouls National .
North Korean defence minister executed by anti-aircraft gun
North Koreas defence minister has been executed by anti-aircraft weapons in front of an audience of hundreds, according to a South Korean intelligence report. Hyon Yong-chol was reportedly charged with treason for disobeying orders, falling asleep at.
After 15 Years, Legal Victory for Family of Pastor Believed Abducted by NORTH KOREA
A United States court ordered North Korea to pay $330 million for the abduction and presumed killing of Kim Dong-shik. But Pyongyang is highly unlikely to comply.. Family of South Korean pastor and American resident Kim Dong-shik wins $330 million lawsuit against North Korean government for orchestrating Kims kidnapping and presumed murder in northeastern China in 2000; judgement overturns previous dismissals of case for lack of evidence; North Korea denies involvement and is unlikely to willingly pay.
North Korean defence minister executed for dozing off.
NORTH KOREAN LEADER Kim Jong-Un had his defence minister executed with anti-aircraft fire for insubordination and dozing off during a formal military rally, South Korean intelligence has said ��� hinting at possible��.
N. Korea says it tested submarine-launched ballistic missile.
North Korea is making waves with the reported test launch of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ��� a game-changing ���world-level strategic weapon,��� according to leader Kim Jong-Un. If confirmed, the test would��.
China Confirms Killings on Border With North Korea
. The police in Helong, in Jilin Province, say three residents were killed early on Saturday, raising concerns of another attack by rogue North Korean soldiers crossing into the country to steal food and money.
Kim Jong-Un executes NORTH KOREAn defence minister for.
NORTH Korea has reportedly executed its defence chief using an anti-aircraft missile ��� because he fell asleep at an official event.
Pyongyang - North Korea Executes Defense Chief With An.
Pyongyang - North Korea executed its defense chief by putting him in front of an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range, Seouls National Intelligence Service told lawmakers, which would be the latest in a series of high-level purges��.
Video: Iran, North Korea, Cuba Slam US at UN Human Rights Council
To watch the United States sit at the UN and be lectured about human rights by the worlds worst human rights abusers ���Iran, North Korea, Cuba, China, Russia���and in the name of ���human rights��� is not only farcical, its twisted. One might even call it a .
U.S. Defense Chief Arrives in South Korea Amid News of North’s Missile Launches
At confirmed reports that Pyongyang had fired two short-range missiles off its coast, Ashton B. Carter said, If it was a welcome message to me, Im flattered.. North Korea fires two short-range missiles off its western coast two days before United States Defense Sec Ashton B Carter makes scheduled trip to South Korea for security talks.
South Korea Tells China Not to Meddle in Decision Over Missile System
Beijing has been pressing its neighbor to reject Washington’s calls to install a missile defense system, prompting Seoul to deliver a rare public retort.
With U.S. Eyes on Iran, North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal Expanded
While the Obama administration pursued a deal on Irans nuclear program, North Korea went on an atomic spending spree that some officials fear there is little hope of stopping.. News Analysis; satellite images taken from 2010 to 2012 show that size of nuclear enrichment plant in Yongbyon, North Korea, doubled in size; many American officials believe North most likely possesses more than dozen nuclear weapons; Republicans and Israeli officials and warn that similar situation will happen in Iran if verifiable deal is not made.
S. Koreas spy agency says N. Korea executed defense chief
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ��� North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his defense chief executed with an anti-aircraft gun for complaining about the young ruler, talking back to him and sleeping during a meeting presided over by Kim, South Koreas spy agency .
HRNK Insider: Unusual Activity at the Kanggon Military.
While examining satellite imagery of an area near the North Korean capital city, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) and AllSource Analysis, Inc. (ASA) may have come across evidence of a ghastly sight:��.
North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protest U.S. War Games With South
South Korea condemned the North Korean missile tests as a “saber-rattling provocation” and a violation of United Nations resolutions.. North Korea launches two Scud-type ballistic missiles towards the sea between Korean Peninsula and Japan as United States and South Korea begin annual joint military drills; United Nations resolutions ban the North from testing ballistic-missile technology.
N. Koreas defense chief executed: S. Koreas spy agency
SEOUL, May 13 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has executed its defense chief, South Koreas spy agency said Wednesday, in the latest sign of a reign of terror by leader Kim Jong-un. Hyon Yong-chol, the chief of North Koreas Peoples Armed Forces, was executed .
China Is Urged to Confront Its Own History
. China’s insistence that Japan “face history” is raising uncomfortable questions about Beijing’s own practice of suppressing historical truths about trespasses domestic and abroad.
North Korea Blames U.S. for Blocking Release of Ship Held by Mexico
The ship, the Mu Du Bong, is owned by a North Korean company that is under United Nations sanctions.
N. Korea said to execute top official by antiaircraft gun
TOKYO ��� North Koreas equivalent of a defense minister has been executed by anti-aircraft gun for insubordination and treason ��� including for sleeping during a meeting where Kim Jong Un was speaking, South Koreas intelligence agency said Wednesday .
Report: North Korean Defense Minister Executed for.
According to South Koreas chief spy agency, the head of North Koreas military was publicly executed by anti-aircraft gun late last month for disobeying Kim Jong Un and falling asleep during a meeting, the BBC reports.
U.S. Spy Agencies Closely Watched N. Korea Underwater.
U.S. intelligence agencies closely monitored North Koreas test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile and were anticipating the launch for several days, according to U.S. officials. The missile test Saturday of a��.
(1)Seoul ��� North Korea Seen Years From Sub-Launched.
Seoul - North Korea made a key step in its nuclear weapons program by test-launching a ballistic missile from a submarine, but remains years away from developing a missile system or submarine which could threaten its��.
North Korea defense minister executed for disloyalty.
SEOUL, South Korea (2nd UPDATE) ��� North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had his defense minister executed with anti-aircraft fire for insubordination and dozing off during a formal military rally, South Korean intelligence said��.
Portugal Pours It on in Second Half
Six players scored for Portugal, which will play Brazil, the group leader, on Friday.
North Korea Is Said to Fire 7 Missiles Off Its East Coast
The test-firing into the sea was the latest to coincide with joint United States-South Korean military drills, which the North has repeatedly condemned.
NORTH KOREA executes defence chief on treason charges
Asia-Pacific. North Korea executes its defence chief, Hyon Yong Chol on treason charges, Seouls National Intelligence Service was quoted as telling lawmakers. Video: Reuters. Jump to comments (0) .
Iran nuclear deal: the real lessons from NORTH KOREA
Designed to be a provocation, North Koreas move focused minds in Washington: The Pentagon devised a military strike plan that would destroy the reactor and entomb the plutonium, while ��� it was hoped ��� avoiding a Chernobyl-type radioactive cloud.
North Koreas Real Lessons for Iran
The 94 nuclear deal didnt last, but that doesnt make it a failure.. Op-Ed article by policy experts Prof Robert L Gallucci and Joel S Wit disputes critics argument that failure of 1994 nuclear deal with North Korea, and its subsequent efforts to build bombs, set dangerous precedent for Iranian nuclear deal; faults lack of sustained diplomacy for breakdown of North Korea deal, saying deal helped to delay development of weapons; urges diplomatic strategy for dealing with challenges that will inevitably follow Iran deal.
North Korea Claims to Have Arrested Two Spies From South
North Korea said on Friday that it had arrested two South Korean men on espionage charges for collecting military and other secrets on the isolated country, including data regarding its top leadership.. North Korea arrests South Korean men Kim Guk-gi and Choe Chun-gil on espionage charges.
Pyongyang pop and flowers: last days of NORTH KOREAs defense chief
SEOUL North Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol settled into a concert hall seat on an evening in late April to watch Pyongyangs best-known pop act, the Moranbong Band, perform hits including Glorious Motherland and My Country is the Best.
Pentagon Announces New Strategy for Cyberwarfare
The policy marks the fourth time in four months that the Obama administration has named suspected hackers or announced new strategies designed to raise the cost of cyberattacks.. Pentagon unveils new cyberwarfare policies that for first time name circumstances under which cyberweapons could be deployed against attackers; names China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as greatest threats.
U.N. Presses North Korea to Account for Abductions
A human rights investigator is seeking international action to resolve the fates of foreigners who disappeared.. Marzuki Darusman, United Nations investigator and special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, calls for international action to force North Korea to account for hundreds of missing foreign citizens believed to have been abducted by North Korean agents.
NORTH KOREA announces test of world-level strategic weapon.
Kim Jong-un personally supervised firing of submarine-launched missile, says regimes official press, following threat to attack South Korean ships.
North Korea Claims Missile Launch From Submerged. - NPR
An image obtained by Yonhap News Agency showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pointing at a ballistic missile believed to have been launched from underwater near Sinpo, on the northeast coast of North Korean, on��.
North Korea defense minister executed for snoozing at events: report
North Korea has executed its disgraced defense minister for falling asleep at formal events, among other offenses, with the execution carried out using an anti-aircraft gun, a report said Wednesday. North Korean Defense Minister Hyon Yong Chol had held.
NORTH KOREA Defense Minister Publicly Executed for Treason.
North Korea has publicly executed the countrys defense minister after the regime accused him of treason, according to reports from South Korea. Hyon Yong Chol was killed by fire from an anti-aircraft gun at a military school��.
Pictures of the Day — May 4, 2015
. Photos from Nepal, Burundi, North Korea and England.
South Korean official: NORTH KOREA could have missile.
SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) ��� North Korea could have a fully operational submarine armed with ballistic missiles in the next four to five years, a South Korean defense official said Monday. The South Korean estimate comes��.
N. Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol executed ��� S.
North Korea has executed Minister of the Peoples Armed Forces Hyon Yong Chol using an anti-aircraft gun, South Koreas National Intelligence Service (NIS) has said. Hundreds of North Korean officials watched Hyons��.
Seeing NORTH KOREA: A Reporter’s Notebook
. Jeré Longman joined 650 other international amateur runners for the Pyongyang Marathon.
N.Korea executes defence chief with an anti-aircraft gun- S.Korea agency
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea executed its defence chief by putting him in front of an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range, Seouls National Intelligence Service told lawmakers, which would be the latest in a series of high-level purges since Kim Jong.
North Koreas Submarine Ballistic Missile Test Concerning: Seoul
Pyongyangs official KCNA news agency said on Saturday North Koreas leader, Kim Jong Un, oversaw the test-launch of the missile from an offshore location. We urge North Korea to immediately stop developing SLBMs (submarine-launched ballistic .
With Plan to Walk Across DMZ, Women Aim for Peace in Korea
Leading female advocates of disarmament formally announced their intent to cross the Demilitarized Zone, which has divided the Korean Peninsula since 1953.. Thirty female activists are planning walk across demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for permanent peace treaty to replace 1953 armistice that stopped Korean War; nations have not approved event, planned for May 24 International Womens Day for Peace and Disarmament.
Lawmaker: South Koreas spy agency says North Korea executed its defence.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of ��� North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his defence chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to the young leader, South Koreas spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday, citing what it called credible information.
At Marathon in NORTH KOREA, Curiosity Goes a Long Way
About 650 runners from about 30 countries traveled to Pyongyang to challenge their preconceptions of North Korea as well as their endurance.. North Korea allows foreign amateur runners to participate in Pyongyang Marathon, 10-kilometer race or half-marathon, all presented with great spectacle and ceremony in celebration of former leader Kim Il-sung.
Kim Jong-un Won’t Attend World War II Celebration in Moscow
The North Korean leader’s tentative plans were canceled because of “internal Korean affairs,” the Interfax news agency reported.. Russian officials say that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will not attend May 2015 Moscow celebration of Soviet Unions defeat of Nazi Germany; Interfax news agency reports what would have been Kims first trip abroad since assuming power was cancelled due to internal Korean affairs.
NORTH KOREA Publicly Executes Defense Chief Because He.
North Korea has executed its Defense Chief after accusing him of treason, because he was reportedly caught dozing off at a military event, and failed to carry out North Korean leader Kim Jong Uns instructions. The Defense��.
Pictures of the Day — May 5, 2015
. Photos from Nepal, Burundi, Australia and Ukraine.