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#Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions
# North Korea
# North Korea

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 45,643 Views 136 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?
# Start Off Small
# Start Off Small

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

Aug 9th 2017, 9:12 AM 40,167 Views 50 Comments

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'

Aug 8th 2017, 9:31 PM 28,510 Views 137 Comments

The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,894 Views 36 Comments

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 29 July, 2017

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test
# Warning Signs
# Warning Signs

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

Jul 29th 2017, 10:11 AM 14,483 Views 90 Comments

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Jul 15th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,397 Views 30 Comments

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,834 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 23 June, 2017

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death
# Otto Warmbier
# Otto Warmbier

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Jun 23rd 2017, 3:40 PM 28,846 Views 60 Comments

Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle
# Art Of The Deal
# Art Of The Deal

Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle

Jun 15th 2017, 8:29 AM 16,649 Views 14 Comments

He also gave a copy of Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea
# Tensions
# Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

Jun 13th 2017, 7:25 AM 16,326 Views 9 Comments

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 3 June, 2017

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 9,068 Views 36 Comments

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 21 May, 2017

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile
# Missile Dysfunction
# Missile Dysfunction

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

May 21st 2017, 11:47 AM 16,540 Views 61 Comments

The launch is the latest in a series of provocative tests conducted by the hermit nation in recent months.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 13 May, 2017

North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'
# First Dates
# First Dates

North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'

May 13th 2017, 4:40 PM 9,645 Views 26 Comments

Last month saw North Korea threatening nuclear war if it was provoked.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace
# Open Door Policy
# Open Door Policy

New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace

May 10th 2017, 4:38 PM 6,062 Views 11 Comments

Moon Jae-in was striking positive chords on his first day as President today.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 5 May, 2017

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,050 Views 33 Comments

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 1 May, 2017

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
# De-escalating Tensions
# De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

May 1st 2017, 8:55 PM 36,275 Views 64 Comments

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane
# Kim Jong-un
# Kim Jong-un

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

Apr 30th 2017, 5:15 PM 15,518 Views 33 Comments

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

Apr 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 23,293 Views 31 Comments

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 28 April, 2017

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile
# Tensions Rise
# Tensions Rise

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile

Apr 28th 2017, 10:57 PM 14,242 Views 34 Comments

The South Korean military reports the firing of an unidentified missile by its northern neighbour.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
# Trump Card
# Trump Card

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Apr 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 13,295 Views 32 Comments

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 23 April, 2017

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise
# Nuclear Missiles
# Nuclear Missiles

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

Apr 23rd 2017, 3:24 PM 20,710 Views 54 Comments

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 13 April, 2017

North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US
# Your Move
# Your Move

North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US

Apr 13th 2017, 12:57 PM 29,751 Views 50 Comments

Donald Trump has said Kim Jong-Un would be “making a big mistake” to conduct a new nuclear test.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 3 April, 2017

Donald Trump: 'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'
# I Got This
# I Got This

Donald Trump: 'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:54 AM 21,267 Views 71 Comments

Trump spoke on the matter ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch
# Try Try Again
# Try Try Again

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:07 AM 17,505 Views 22 Comments

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

North Korea says it's launching missiles as training for real-life strikes on US bases
# Trump This
# Trump This

North Korea says it's launching missiles as training for real-life strikes on US bases

Mar 7th 2017, 8:59 PM 14,980 Views 26 Comments

Donald Trump has described North Korea as a “big, big problem”.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court
# Media Frenzy
# Media Frenzy

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court

Mar 1st 2017, 9:46 AM 22,313 Views 0 Comments

Kim suffered an agonising death within 20 minutes of being attacked.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Tom Clonan: Nerve, blood and choking agents sending state-sponsored message of terror
# North Korea
# North Korea

Tom Clonan: Nerve, blood and choking agents sending state-sponsored message of terror

Feb 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 93 Views 11 Comments

VX is a weapon of incredible cruelty and terror, writes security expert Tom Clonan.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 23 February, 2017

North Korea's secretive media breaks its silence on Kim Jong-Nam murder
# Families At War
# Families At War

North Korea's secretive media breaks its silence on Kim Jong-Nam murder

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:52 AM 20,520 Views 22 Comments

The state-run news agency has broadcast a government demand for the return of the body.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in
# Assassination
# Assassination

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 19,823 Views 6 Comments

Detectives probing the killing want to question a North Korean diplomat.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 20 February, 2017

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'
# North Korea
# North Korea

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'

Feb 20th 2017, 11:05 AM 32,920 Views 9 Comments

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un died in Kuala Lumpur airport last Monday.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 18 February, 2017

North Korea says it 'categorically rejects' autopsy results before they're even released
# Kim Jong-nam
# Kim Jong-nam

North Korea says it 'categorically rejects' autopsy results before they're even released

Feb 18th 2017, 10:16 AM 15,975 Views 24 Comments

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed in Malaysia.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Half-brother of North Korean leader 'assassinated in Malaysia by poison needles'
# Assassinated
# Assassinated

Half-brother of North Korean leader 'assassinated in Malaysia by poison needles'

Feb 14th 2017, 12:17 PM 28,212 Views 43 Comments

Airport authorities rushed him to the hospital and he died on the way.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 3 February, 2017

North Korean spy chief sacked and officials executed over 'abuse of power'
# Purge
# Purge

North Korean spy chief sacked and officials executed over 'abuse of power'

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:58 AM 22,698 Views 31 Comments

Kim Won-Hong had survived repeated purges since Kim Jong-Un took power in 2011.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

One of the most high-profile defectors from North Korea has held his first press conference
# Get Out Of Dodge
# Get Out Of Dodge

One of the most high-profile defectors from North Korea has held his first press conference

Jan 25th 2017, 3:00 PM 25,316 Views 52 Comments

“I’m sure and I can say that Kim Jong-Un’s days are numbered,” said Thae Yong-Ho.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017
# ICBM
# ICBM

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 10,140 Views 25 Comments

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime
# Defected
# Defected

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Dec 20th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,972 Views 10 Comments

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

An 'executed' North Korean general has just got a promotion

An 'executed' North Korean general has just got a promotion

May 11th 2016, 1:45 PM 24,882 Views 38 Comments

Ri Yong-Gil, believed executed in February, has been named to a senior position within the ruling communist party.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 6 May, 2016

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown

May 6th 2016, 7:52 AM 10,713 Views 25 Comments

State television provided no live coverage of the congress itself while foreign journalists were not allowed inside.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 9 April, 2016

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile
# Scaling Up
# Scaling Up

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile

Apr 9th 2016, 7:26 AM 17,918 Views 30 Comments

The rogue nation claims to have tested a new engine for an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM).

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US
# Worrying
# Worrying

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US

Mar 26th 2016, 8:04 AM 24,030 Views 38 Comments

The isolated state has been stepping up both its anti-US rhetoric and its efforts to secure submarine nuclear capability in recent months.