North Korea

North Koreans ‘banned from laughing’ for 11-day mourning period

By | 9 months ago

People in North Korea have reportedly been banned from laughing during another draconian mourning period imposed by their rulers. Leader Kim Jong Un m...

North Korea bans laughing, drinking, shopping to honour former leader

By | 9 months ago

North Korea has imposed a ban on laughing, drinking, grocery shopping as the country is entering a mourning period from Friday, marking the 10th death...

Kim Jong-Un bans leather coats to stop citizens from copying his style

By | 10 months ago

North Korea has reportedly banned leather trench coats because its leader, Kim Jong-Un doesn’t want citizens dressing up like him. The coat which he...

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Kim Jong-un ‘apologises for killing of South Korean official’

By | 2 years ago

Seoul said the man was shot dead and set alight while allegedly trying to defect to North Korea....

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South

By | 2 years ago

Statement came minutes after an explosion was heard and smoke seen rising from the long-shuttered joint industrial zone in Kaesong....

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North Korea threatens to send army into border zone

By | 2 years ago

North Korea’s army has warned it is ready to enter the demilitarised zone dividing the two Koreas. The threat is partly in response to defector ...

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North and South Korea exchange gunfire after Kim Jong-un reappears

By | 2 years ago

Such incidents across the world's most heavily fortified border are rare - the last occurred in 2017. It is not clear what led the North to open fire....

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North Korea’s Kim ‘alive and well’: Seoul

By | 2 years ago

Kim has not made a public appearance since presiding over a Workers' Party politburo meeting on April 11, 2020....

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Train likely belonging to North Korea’s Kim seen at resort town: US monitor

By | 2 years ago

There has been growing conjecture about Kim's health since his conspicuous absence from the April 15 celebrations for the birthday of his grandfather ...

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North Korea fires two short-range ‘ballistic missiles’ into sea

By | 2 years ago

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the North fired the two projectiles, presumed to be ballistic missiles....

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