Tag: Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-Un’s army fires rockets at mock enemy warships

Kim Jong-Un’s army readied for war as they fired rockets and torpedoes at mock enemy warships during North Korea’s ‘largest ever’ live-fire artillery drills on Tuesday. Hundreds of tanks were lined up along the eastern coastal town of Wonsan in a show of military strength to celebrate 85 years since the North Korean army was […]

North Korea news: Kim Jong-un’s secret SUBMARINE threat as he preps nuclear attack plan

While North Korea is still struggling to develop nuclear-headed airborne missiles, it is fast increasing its underwater military power. The country possess numerous submarines, which it has used with devastating effect in the past, with fears they are now being adapted to fire nuclear weapons. Even more worrying is the submarines’ ability to ‘disappear’ and […]

North Korea’s Missile Failure Won’t Stop Kim Jong Un Trying to Strike U.S.

North Korea’s latest attempt to test-fire a missile was a failure, with the rocket exploding seconds after launch, according to American officials monitoring the nation. But experts have warned against reading too much into the misfire. Scant information has been released about Wednesday’s incident and it was not the first time North Korean missiles have […]

North Korea doesn’t intend to abandon nuclear programs

The radioactive dust from North Korea’s fifth and most powerful nuclear weapons test had barely settled Friday when the calls to slap more sanctions on Kim Jong-un’s regime began.   Republicans in Congress howled about the need to punish Pyongyang and crack down on its Chinese allies, and President Barack Obama vowed that the fallout […]

South Korea prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ with North Korea

South Korea is “getting ready for the worst case scenario,” the country’s Defense Ministry said Monday, after North Korea claimed last week to have tested a nuclear warhead.   World leaders have lined up to condemn the blast, which was North Korea’s second this year and likely it’s most powerful to date. South Korea believes […]

Kim Jong-Un stresses need to bolster nuclear arms:

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un called on his military to continue building up Pyongyang’s nuclear force after issuing orders for the latest test-firing of ballistic missiles, the North’s state media said Tuesday.   The isolated communist state test-fired three missiles into the sea Monday, South Korea said, in a new show of force as world […]

Kim Jong-Un executes vice premier for ‘disrespectful’ sitting position at meeting, South Korea says

SEOUL — North Korea has executed a vice-premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday.   If confirmed, they would be the latest in a series of killings, purges and dismissals carried out since North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took power in late 2011.   […]

Kim Jong-un throws dance party to celebrate North Korea missile launch

North Korea celebrated its “Military First” holiday and the recent success of its ballistic missile testing with mass dances and a series of outdoor concerts in Pyongyang.   State television broadcasts and newspaper front pages hailed the submarine-launched missile, which represented a giant leap in North Korean military technology.   In response, traditional mass dancing demonstrations were held […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Offers Smiles, Hugs After Missile Test

North Korea marked its “Military First” holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful submarine-launched ballistic missile test.   Television news broadcasts and the front pages of morning newspapers showed images of the launch, conducted early the previous day.   The test sent a “Pukguksong” missile soaring from a submerged […]

North Korea to hold key parliamentary meeting where fresh title awaits Kim Jong-un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to be anointed with one more title when a major parliamentary meeting takes place later in the day. Kim is likely to have convened the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) in his continuing attempts to secure tight control over the isolated nation.   The SPA is […]