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#North Korea

# north-korea - Thursday 26 April, 2018

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year
# Tired Mountain Syndrome
# Tired Mountain Syndrome

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Apr 26th 2018, 8:21 AM 15,044 Views 11 Comments

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# north-korea - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:07 AM 9,840 Views 5 Comments

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

# north-korea - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
# Progress
# Progress

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Apr 21st 2018, 3:29 PM 8,781 Views 37 Comments

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# north-korea - Friday 20 April, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests
# On Hold
# On Hold

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

Apr 20th 2018, 11:45 PM 11,636 Views 61 Comments

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

# north-korea - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea
# Secret Meetings
# Secret Meetings

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Apr 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 7,806 Views 29 Comments

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un
# North Korea
# North Korea

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

Apr 18th 2018, 7:22 AM 8,400 Views 16 Comments

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91
# Choi Eun Hee
# Choi Eun Hee

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Apr 17th 2018, 10:29 AM 32,680 Views 15 Comments

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

# north-korea - Monday 2 April, 2018

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang
# Charm Offensive
# Charm Offensive

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 26,813 Views 31 Comments

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

# north-korea - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

Mar 28th 2018, 7:01 AM 12,961 Views 39 Comments

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# north-korea - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China
# Foreign Trip
# Foreign Trip

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China

Mar 27th 2018, 11:10 AM 26,119 Views 39 Comments

The meeting would dismiss suggestions that China has been sidelined by North Korea holding summits with the US and South Korea.

# north-korea - Monday 19 March, 2018

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy

Mar 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,178 Views 48 Comments

Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.

# north-korea - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Mar 13th 2018, 8:20 PM 42,668 Views 96 Comments

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'
# Denuclearise
# Denuclearise

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'

Mar 10th 2018, 7:42 AM 7,554 Views 38 Comments

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

# north-korea - Friday 9 March, 2018

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Mar 9th 2018, 6:33 AM 20,027 Views 77 Comments

The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.

# north-korea - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,221 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# north-korea - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks
# Dinner Host
# Dinner Host

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

Mar 5th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,003 Views 28 Comments

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

# north-korea - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea

Feb 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 7,822 Views 19 Comments

“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”

# north-korea - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute
# On Second Thoughts
# On Second Thoughts

US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute

Feb 21st 2018, 8:04 AM 8,310 Views 9 Comments

The US has accused North Korea of never being serious about the meeting.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 February, 2018

US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South
# Winter Olympics
# Winter Olympics

US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South

Feb 10th 2018, 2:39 PM 11,231 Views 24 Comments

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Thursday 8 February, 2018

US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting
# Tensions
# Tensions

US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting

Feb 8th 2018, 7:08 AM 6,630 Views 5 Comments

Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.

# north-korea - Thursday 25 January, 2018

12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team
# Democratic Dozen
From The42
# Democratic Dozen

12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team

Jan 25th 2018, 9:57 AM 5,047 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has called on all Koreans to ‘remove mutual misunderstanding and distrust’.

# north-korea - Saturday 20 January, 2018

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics
# Thawing Out
# Thawing Out

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

Jan 20th 2018, 2:18 PM 8,753 Views 23 Comments

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

# north-korea - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics
# Unity
# Unity

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

Jan 17th 2018, 1:52 PM 14,392 Views 45 Comments

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack
# Take Cover
# Take Cover

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

Jan 16th 2018, 12:34 PM 14,978 Views 39 Comments

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

# north-korea - Monday 15 January, 2018

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii
# Ballistic Missiles
# Ballistic Missiles

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

Jan 15th 2018, 7:34 AM 21,922 Views 30 Comments

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

# north-korea - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks
# Good Korea Move
# Good Korea Move

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Jan 9th 2018, 8:35 PM 15,606 Views 34 Comments

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

# north-korea - Thursday 4 January, 2018

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough
# Hotline
# Hotline

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

Jan 4th 2018, 10:18 AM 12,360 Views 24 Comments

South Korea has offered to hold talks with the North on 9 January.

# north-korea - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's
# Red Button
# Red Button

Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:10 AM 17,685 Views 59 Comments

Kim Jong-un used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table

# north-korea - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone
# Progress
# Progress

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:24 AM 7,700 Views 4 Comments

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

# north-korea - Monday 1 January, 2018

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

Jan 1st 2018, 7:37 AM 13,190 Views 26 Comments

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

# north-korea - Friday 29 December, 2017

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,893 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# north-korea - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea

Dec 28th 2017, 8:21 PM 24,324 Views 100 Comments

China has backed UN sanctions on North Korea that restrict oil supplies.

# north-korea - Sunday 24 December, 2017

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'
# Tension
# Tension

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

Dec 24th 2017, 9:56 AM 13,790 Views 64 Comments

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2017, 8:57 AM 8,165 Views 2 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know on Christmas Eve.

# north-korea - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,281 Views 26 Comments

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# north-korea - Friday 22 December, 2017

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:28 PM 5,709 Views 20 Comments

It is the third raft of sanctions imposed on North Korea this year.

# north-korea - Thursday 21 December, 2017

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
# Tension
# Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,225 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# north-korea - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter
# I Don't Think He Saw
# I Don't Think He Saw

Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter

Dec 19th 2017, 10:10 AM 14,757 Views 8 Comments

Luckily, the man was not paying attention to their Twitter feed.

America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack
# Malware
# Malware

America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack

Dec 19th 2017, 7:13 AM 10,929 Views 34 Comments

“The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible.”

# north-korea - Sunday 17 December, 2017

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

Dec 17th 2017, 8:04 AM 9,809 Views 8 Comments

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.