PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of – North Korea’s ruling party is preparing to bestow its top title on leader Kim Jong Un, another sign that the third heir to North Korea’s dynasty of Kims is firmly in control despite his country’s deepening international isolation over one of his key ambitions: to keep developing more and better nuclear weapons. 777 more words
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Professor Toshio Miyatsuka is one of Japan’s leading experts on North Korea. He has filled his office with mundane objects such as toys and packs of cigarettes, all from the Hermit Kingdom. 8 more words
The Korean Central News Agency announced that on November the 19th, 2014, Kim Jong Un inspected Unit 567 of the Korean People’s Army – which is part of the 18th Division of Fisheries – and boarded the boat designated ‘Red Maple 2-04’. 83 more words
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A US B-52 Stratofortress (bottom R) flying with South Korean F-15K fighter jets (top) and US F-16 fighter jets (bottom L) over South Korea. The US sent a heavy bomber over South Korea on January 10 in a show of force as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un insisted his country’s latest nuclear test was carried out in self-defence.