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#Kim Jong-un

# kim-jong-un - Friday 4 March, 2016

North Korea warns its nuclear weapons are ready for attack 'at any moment'
# Nukes On Standby
# Nukes On Standby

North Korea warns its nuclear weapons are ready for attack 'at any moment'

Mar 4th 2016, 7:51 AM 11,551 Views 44 Comments

Kim Jong-un has reportedly instructed his military to ready itself for a “pre-emptive attack” following UN sanctions.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader
# Execution
# Execution

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader

Feb 10th 2016, 10:06 PM 21,235 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest that the North Korean army’s chief of staff Ri Yong-Gil was executed earlier this month.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Donald Trump 'gives credit' to Kim Jong-un for way he dealt with executed uncle
# Ok Then
# Ok Then

Donald Trump 'gives credit' to Kim Jong-un for way he dealt with executed uncle

Jan 12th 2016, 8:19 AM 18,693 Views 41 Comments

Trump is hoping to become the President of the United States next year.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

UN to prepare measures against North Korea over detonation of 'hydrogen bomb'
# More Powerful Explosion
# More Powerful Explosion

UN to prepare measures against North Korea over detonation of 'hydrogen bomb'

Jan 6th 2016, 6:40 PM 46,943 Views 104 Comments

Meanwhile, the US says evidence is ‘not consistent’ with the bomb claim.

What is a hydrogen bomb?
# North Korea
# North Korea

What is a hydrogen bomb?

Jan 6th 2016, 4:11 PM 24,665 Views 56 Comments

It generates temperatures similar to those found at the sun’s core.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Mystery surrounds death of top North Korean aide in car crash
# Kim Yang-gon
# Kim Yang-gon

Mystery surrounds death of top North Korean aide in car crash

Dec 30th 2015, 7:25 AM 15,703 Views 17 Comments

The state’s media is remaining tight-lipped on the death.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him
# Kim Jong Boom
# Kim Jong Boom

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him

Dec 10th 2015, 8:41 PM 21,198 Views 66 Comments

A thermonuclear bomb in the hands of North Korea would be a dangerous thing, but there’s a lot of scepticism over it.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 16 November, 2015

North Korea could be getting an unexpected visitor
# United Nations
# United Nations

North Korea could be getting an unexpected visitor

Nov 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 6,825 Views 9 Comments

Ban Ki-moon will reportedly meet with Kim Jong-un later this week.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Loads of people are waving flags and flowers for Kim Jong-Un today
# North Korea
# North Korea

Loads of people are waving flags and flowers for Kim Jong-Un today

Oct 10th 2015, 1:41 PM 13,149 Views 63 Comments

The North Korean leader struck a belligerent tone at celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

North Korea could soon be able to nuke the US (but only once)
# Going Ballistic
# Going Ballistic

North Korea could soon be able to nuke the US (but only once)

Sep 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,369 Views 51 Comments

He’s also sending a satellite into space.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war
# Hermit State
# Hermit State

Here's the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Aug 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 50,580 Views 50 Comments

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government
# Dangerous Times
# Dangerous Times

It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government

Aug 12th 2015, 3:17 PM 18,232 Views 36 Comments

Vice-premier Choe Yong-gon has been executed by firing squad according to reports.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 7 August, 2015

North Korea has decided to change its time zone
# Cause You Can Just Do That
# Cause You Can Just Do That

North Korea has decided to change its time zone

Aug 7th 2015, 10:55 AM 27,912 Views 34 Comments

The change will break away from the “wicked” standard set down by Japanese imperialists more than a century ago.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Take a look inside North Korea's shiny new (and empty) airport
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Take a look inside North Korea's shiny new (and empty) airport

Jul 1st 2015, 7:30 PM 30,593 Views 46 Comments

It’s unlikely to become a bustling hub of activity.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

North Korean defence minister 'executed for dozing off during a rally'
# Disloyalty
# Disloyalty

North Korean defence minister 'executed for dozing off during a rally'

May 13th 2015, 8:22 AM 23,484 Views 58 Comments

South Korea’s spy agency says Hyon Yong-chol was killed last month in front of an audience of hundreds.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 10 April, 2015

Kim Jong Un learned to drive at three*
# Un Deux Trois
# Un Deux Trois

Kim Jong Un learned to drive at three*

Apr 10th 2015, 10:43 PM 16,825 Views 41 Comments

*According to a schoolbook about Kim Jong Un.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 4 January, 2015

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

Jan 4th 2015, 11:35 AM 19,711 Views 61 Comments

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Sony is expanding the number of places where The Interview can be seen
# Box Office
# Box Office

Sony is expanding the number of places where The Interview can be seen

Dec 31st 2014, 7:21 PM 6,718 Views 17 Comments

There’s no such thing as bad publicity.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech
# Sony Hack
# Sony Hack

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech

Dec 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 112 Views 51 Comments

Pretty much any nefarious tin-pot dictator can pay hackers to go do a job for them. Will the people of the free world just throw their hands up in surrender?

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Here's why axed North Korea film The Interview is such a big deal
# The Interview
From The Daily Edge
# The Interview

Here's why axed North Korea film The Interview is such a big deal

Dec 18th 2014, 11:29 AM 4,955 Views 9 Comments

Sony scrapped the film last night after US cinemas refused to screen it. Here’s why.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen's new North Korea film
# Glorious Leader
# Glorious Leader

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen's new North Korea film

Dec 17th 2014, 9:57 PM 25,895 Views 73 Comments

It comes after cinema chains all over the US dropped plans for ‘The Interview’ from their screens.

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 7 December, 2014

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

Dec 7th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,146 Views 8 Comments

The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 4 December, 2014

North Korea is forcing anyone called 'Kim Jong-un' to change their name
# One Kim To Rule Them All
# One Kim To Rule Them All

North Korea is forcing anyone called 'Kim Jong-un' to change their name

Dec 4th 2014, 10:36 PM 14,115 Views 50 Comments

There can only be one.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity
# The Hague
# The Hague

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

Nov 19th 2014, 7:56 AM 6,698 Views 59 Comments

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick
# Speculation
# Speculation

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he's been seen walking without a stick

Nov 5th 2014, 11:55 AM 8,059 Views 11 Comments

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

South Korea spies believe they know where Kim Jong Un ran off to that time
# Mystery Solved
# Mystery Solved

South Korea spies believe they know where Kim Jong Un ran off to that time

Oct 28th 2014, 3:15 PM 18,936 Views 19 Comments

It did involve surgery…

# kim-jong-un - Friday 10 October, 2014

Where has Kim Jong-Un gone?
# MIA
# MIA

Where has Kim Jong-Un gone?

Oct 10th 2014, 8:31 AM 20,789 Views 45 Comments

The North Korean leader has not been seen in public since 3 September.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 27 September, 2014

The Guardian has the best headline about Kim Jong-Un you'll see today
# Cheesefest
From The Daily Edge
# Cheesefest

The Guardian has the best headline about Kim Jong-Un you'll see today

Sep 27th 2014, 11:44 AM 6,596 Views 1 Comment

“Cheese overdose”.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 26 September, 2014

Gout, sporting injury or just resting - some of the theories behind Kim Jong-un's recent low profile
# North Korea
# North Korea

Gout, sporting injury or just resting - some of the theories behind Kim Jong-un's recent low profile

Sep 26th 2014, 10:37 AM 12,006 Views 27 Comments

North Korea’s leader hasn’t been seen in public since 3 September.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

No, Mrs Brown's Boys isn't a surprise hit in North Korea
# Mrs Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Mrs Brown

No, Mrs Brown's Boys isn't a surprise hit in North Korea

Jul 1st 2014, 10:05 AM 4,849 Views 2 Comments

Yet.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war"
# Kim Jong-un
From The Daily Edge
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war"

Jun 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 24,943 Views 56 Comments

The film concerns an assassination bid on Kim Jong-Un. Yeah.

# kim-jong-un - Thursday 12 June, 2014

North Korea's Kim censures weather service for 'incorrect' forecasts
# Inspection
# Inspection

North Korea's Kim censures weather service for 'incorrect' forecasts

Jun 12th 2014, 9:34 AM 13,731 Views 69 Comments

He said that accurate forecasts are needed to protect the “lives and properties” of people from disasters.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 19 May, 2014

Kim Jong-Un was 'up all night' worrying about apartment block collapse
# Rare Apology
# Rare Apology

Kim Jong-Un was 'up all night' worrying about apartment block collapse

May 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 21,376 Views 50 Comments

A 23-storey apartment block collapsed in North Korea last week. One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the death toll was likely to be “considerable”.

# kim-jong-un - Monday 10 March, 2014

North Korea had an election yesterday. Guess who won.
# Surprise Surprise
# Surprise Surprise

North Korea had an election yesterday. Guess who won.

Mar 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 12,313 Views 38 Comments

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

Globe Theatre to take Hamlet to North Korea
# North Korea
# North Korea

Globe Theatre to take Hamlet to North Korea

Mar 10th 2014, 3:15 PM 6,168 Views 8 Comments

How, erm, appropriate?

# kim-jong-un - Sunday 9 March, 2014

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.
# One Man One Vote
# One Man One Vote

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.

Mar 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 17,049 Views 60 Comments

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

# kim-jong-un - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now
# Whiskey
From The Daily Edge
# Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

Jan 11th 2014, 2:29 PM 24,746 Views 63 Comments

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

# kim-jong-un - Friday 10 January, 2014

Matt Cooper describes 'outpouring of joy' from crowd upon appearance of Kim Jong-Un
# Globetrotters
# Globetrotters

Matt Cooper describes 'outpouring of joy' from crowd upon appearance of Kim Jong-Un

Jan 10th 2014, 6:18 PM 35,710 Views 53 Comments

The broadcaster spoke to The Last Word on Today FM from Beijing after spending four days in North Korea.

# kim-jong-un - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Here's Dennis Rodman singing 'Happy Birthday'...to Kim Jong-Un...in North Korea
# Jolly Good Fellow
From The42
# Jolly Good Fellow

Here's Dennis Rodman singing 'Happy Birthday'...to Kim Jong-Un...in North Korea

Jan 8th 2014, 2:44 PM 16,000 Views 44 Comments

The basketball star was participating in a friendly game in Pyongyang.

# kim-jong-un - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

VIDEO: Dennis Rodman completely loses it with CNN reporter
# Angry
From The42
# Angry

VIDEO: Dennis Rodman completely loses it with CNN reporter

Jan 7th 2014, 6:42 PM 11,268 Views 19 Comments

The former NBA player is in North Korea and had a go when asked about the country’s rights record.