South Korean Missionary ‘Confesses’ to Spying – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA South Korean Christian missionary confessed Thursday to trying to overthrow the North Korean government at the behest of Seoul. Kim Jung Wook is at least the third … Read More

Korean families prepare for reunions across borders – BBC News

BBC NewsAbout 170 estranged relatives from North and South Korea are preparing to meet each other on Thursday for the first time in more than six decades. They are members … Read More

Can China Teach North Korea to Play Nice? – Bloomberg

BloombergThe United Nations’ report on human rights in North Korea is a sickening document. It should give China’s leaders pause. Supporting the despicable regime of Kim Jong Un is not … Read More

China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held … Read More

Life in a North Korean Labor Camp: ‘No Thinking … Just Fear’ –

NBCNews.comSEOUL, South Korea — An orphan who was caught trying to escape from North Korea told NBC News how he was “treated like an animal” in one of the country’s … Read More

Kim Jong-un warned he could face prosecution for ‘crimes against humanity’ – Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has been warned that he could face prosecution for crimes against humanity after a United Nations inquiry accused him of some of the worst human … Read More

North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldStories from inside North Korea. Mr Kim Kwang-il, 48, spent more than two years at a prison in North Korea where he was tortured, starved and witnessed the … Read More

UN Inquiry Finds North Korea’s Kim Should Face Rights Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center front, inspects the command of Korean People’s Army (KPA) Unit 534, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News … Read More

UN Urges Probe Into ‘Atrocious’ N. Korean Crimes – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaSEOUL — A new United Nations report accuses North Korea of “unspeakable atrocities,” many of which amount to crimes against humanity. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human … Read More

Rodman ‘sorry,’ unable to aid imprisoned missionary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING – Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, the only foreigner with access to North Korea’s reclusive dictator Kim Jong Un, returned from Pyongyang Monday defending his controversial “basketball diplomacy” … Read More

Dennis Rodman apologizes for North Korea outburst, says he’d been drinking – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his much-criticized outburst about an American citizen imprisoned in North Korea, saying he was stressed out and had been drinking … Read More

Rodman heads for North Korean leader’s pet ski resort project – Reuters

ReutersSEOUL (Reuters) – Retired U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman headed for a North Korean ski resort on Thursday after staging a match in Pyongyang for dictator Kim Jong Un’s birthday … Read More

Sister of N. Korea prisoner says Rodman hurting case – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEATTLE (AP) — The sister of a Washington man imprisoned in North Korea says she’s worried that Dennis Rodman, who is in the country to celebrate the birthday of … Read More

Happy Birthday, Mr. Dictator: Rodman sings for Kim – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING — Dennis Rodman sang Happy Birthday to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on Wednesday before leading a team of former NBA stars for a game of “basketball … Read More

Sister of American jailed in North Korea ‘outraged’ by Rodman’s actions – Fox News

Fox NewsThe sister of an American citizen being held in North Korea says she is “outraged” by Dennis Rodman’s visit to Pyongyang for a game on leader Kim Jung Un’s … Read More

Angry Dennis Rodman defends North Korea basketball game – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Eccentric basketball star Dennis Rodman Tuesday defended his controversial visit to North Korea with a team of former NBA players, saying it was a “great idea for the … Read More

Did Kim Jong-Un execute his uncle with ‘starving dogs’? – The Australian

The AustralianAFTER North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un declared his uncle to be “despicable human scum, worse than a dog,” a newspaper claims to have details of his horrific execution. Unlike … Read More

Is It Remotely Plausible That Kim Jong-un Had His Uncle Eaten By 120 Dogs? – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleThe big news out of North Korea today is that, according to the Strait Times, Kim Jong-un fed his uncle to 120 hungry dogs after he was purged from … Read More

NBC News: Kim Jong Un’s executed uncle eaten alive by 120 dogs – KARE

KARENorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle was stripped naked, thrown into a cage, and eaten alive by a pack of ravenous dogs, according to a newspaper with close … Read More

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un lauds purge of executed uncle Jang Song Thaek – CNN

CNN(CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of his uncle and former protector, saying it brought greater unity within the secretive, nuclear-armed state. … Read More

Kim Refers to Executed Uncle in Speech – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un used his second New Year address Wednesday to speak out against South Korea and the U.S. He also made reference to the … Read More

N Korean leader Kim Jong-un hails execution of uncle – BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un has spoken of the “elimination of factionalist filth” in his first public reference to the execution of his once-powerful uncle last month. In a … Read More

North Korea warns ‘war could break out without notice’ as Kim Jong-Un tells … – Daily Mail

Daily MailNorth Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un has warned that war could break out ‘without notice’ as he called on his military to be combat ready. The warning came a day … Read More

Dennis Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting Kim Jong Un – CNN

CNNBeijing (CNN) — Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea without meeting the country’s leader Kim Jong Un but praised the local basketball players he trained there. “They … Read More

Rodman Leaves NKorea Without Word If He Met Leader – ABC News

ABC NewsFormer basketball star Dennis Rodman left North Korea on Monday, but he plans to return next month — even if a sponsor won’t be with him. Rodman’s short visit … Read More

Rodman Returns from North Korea Visit – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaRetired U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman has arrived in Beijing after a trip to North Korea that did not include a meeting with leader Kim Jong Un. However, … Read More

Paddy Power hits slam-dunk low with North Korean stunt – Irish Times

Irish TimesUS basketball star Dennis Rodman speaks to North Korean basketball players in Pyongyang last Friday. Photograph: AP Photo/David Guttenfelder. Una Mullally. Topics: Debate; More Topics. Mon, Dec 23, 2013, … Read More

Dennis Rodman coaches N Korea basketball team – BBC News

BBC NewsDennis Rodman has been coaching young basketball players in North Korea, as part of a plan to bring 12 ex-NBA stars to the country for a game. The match … Read More

Dennis Rodman receives chilling open letter from an ex-North Korean prisoner – USA TODAY

USA TODAYShin Dong-hyuk is a human rights activist who was born in a North Korean labor camp. Shin escaped, and now writes to Dennis Rodman as the former NBA star … Read More

Rodman Holds Tryouts for Pyongyang Exhibition Game – ABC News

ABC NewsFormer NBA star Dennis Rodman held tryouts Friday for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on leader Kim Jong Un’s birthday … Read More

Defector calls on Dennis Rodman to make North Korean leader ‘hear the cries of … – only person born in a North Korean labour camp to have escaped to the West has written an impassioned open letter to Dennis Rodman, the former US basketball star, … Read More

North Korea Commemorates Kim Jong Il’s Death Anniversary – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un led events commemorating the second anniversary of his father’s death, just days after the execution of the uncle who was thought to … Read More

North Korea marks Kim Jong-il death anniversary – BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korea is marking the second anniversary of its former leader’s death, in the wake of a dramatic political purge. Kim Jong-il died unexpectedly two years ago, passing power … Read More