North Korea's army was deeply split over whether to accept the command of Kim Jong-un, a former officer has revealed, giving a possible clue to the tensions lying behind the young leader's calls to war.
Anderson Cooper: Did you know that the world was round?
Shin Dong-hyuk: I had no idea if it was round or square.
Anderson Cooper: Growing up, did you ever think about escaping?
Shin Dong-hyuk: That never crossed my mind.
Anderson Cooper: It never crossed your mind?
Shin Dong-hyuk: No. Never. What I thought was that the society outside the camp would be similar to that inside the camp.
Anderson Cooper: You thought everybody lived in a prison camp like this?
Shin Dong-hyuk: Yes.
The Prime Minister said he was “very concerned” about the threat from North Korea and warned that Pyongyang now has capabilities to strike the United States and Britain
A look at the patriotic programming behind the homepage of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Almost as much as North Korea loves missiles and marching, the rogue nation apparently loves photo manipulation software. But hey, who doesn't?
LOL, what ?
lold when I saw this the other night.
You've been waiting since their last gem, N Korea takes out America to 'We are the World'. It is finally here for your viewing enjoyment. You'll have to excuse me now as my McSparrow is getting cold, and you all know how greasy Sparrow is cold.
China expresses concern and appeals for calm as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un tells troops to pepare for "all-out war".
North Korea is scrapping all non-aggression pacts with South Korea, closing its hotline and a border crossing, hours after the UN passed new sanctions.
The military command of North Korea says that if South Korea and the United States don't cancel their joint military exercises by March 11, they can consider that whole 60-year-old armistice agreement totally over.
The Pirate Bay is back online. Its new provider turned out to be none less than one in North Korea. This has all sorts of interesting geopolitical consequences.
North Korea's has the ability to fire a rocket more than 10,000km, theoretically putting the Western US in range, South Korean officials say.
AWARD-winning photographer David Guttenfelder makes frequent trips to notoriously secretive North Korea trying to capture the country as accurately as possible for outsiders.
The 1,082ft-high Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, the world's biggest hotel, is due to open next summer, an astonishing 24 years behind schedule.
Fuck that it looks awesome. I want one
Degenerate America is inevitable resolve of capitalist excess. True story.
The unicorn’s grave was rediscovered near a temple in the capital Pyongyang, with a rectangular rock engraved with the words ‘Unicorn Lair’ at its entrance, according to the report. The report did not elaborate on what further evidence of the royal unicorn’s existence was discovered.
It may look like something out of Star Wars, but this is actually Korea’s latest tourism project, set to rival the extravagance on show in Dubai.
At $264 billion, the ambitious plan would see the creation of a gigantic city on the islands of Yongyu-Muui in the port of Incheon, close to Incheon International Airport.
The interview is in English and begins at 1:35.
A senior North Korean diplomat warned a meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York that "a spark of fire could set off a thermonuclear war" on the Korean Peninsula.
Busan police officer Kim Hyun-cheol was hailed a hero after he clung on to the windshield of a fleeing suspect's car for 25 minutes to prevent him from escaping. A Busan police officer has been dubbed "South Korea's own John McClane" after he mimicked the protagonist in the "Die Hard" movies with his heroic, crime-busting antics.