Tag: Kim Jong-un

Kim says North Korean missiles can reach US in Pacific

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country’s latest missile tests show it has “the sure capability to attack US interests”. Mr Kim was speaking after twin tests on Wednesday of the Hwasong-10 missile, known internationally as the Musudan. The US and South Korea say the first test failed, but the second travelled about […]

Crowds Go Wild For Newly Promoted Kim Jong-Un

Hundreds of thousands have attended a massive rally and parade to mark the end of North Korea’s first ruling Workers’ Party congress in 36 years.   Crowds cheered, waved flowers and fanatically applauded Kim Jong-Un as the 33-year-old leader looked down on his people.   The Pyongyang spectacle also featured floats adorned with patriotic slogans, […]

Kim Jong-un hails nuclear success at North Korea party congress

North Korea has kicked off a once-in-a-generation congress in an attempt to confirm the absolute power of leader Kim Jong-un and to show unity before a possible nuclear test in the coming weeks.   Speaking at the opening of the seventh Workers’ Party congress in Pyongyang, Kim said “unprecedented results have been accomplished” with the […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Tells Military to Have Nuclear Warheads on Standby

SEOUL, South Korea — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has urged his military to have its nuclear warheads deployed and ready to be fired at any moment, the country’s state-run news agency reported Friday.   Mr. Kim’s comments were reported a day after the United Nations Security Council approved tougher sanctions aimed at curtailing […]