State news wire says the executed Jang Song Thaek was “a traitor to the nation for all ages”
Jang was described as a traitor and “despicable human scum” by the state-run news agency
American was pulled off flight to Beijing on Oct. 26
The dramatic purge of Jang Song Taek, uncle to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, highlights the ongoing power struggle in the Hermit Kingdom and Pyongyang’s awkward relationship with China, its longtime ally
(SEOUL, South Korea) — Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un‘s uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul’s claim that Pyongyang’s second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.
South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers last week that …
Read scripted apology last month for killing during Korean War
(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman’s attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he …
The uncle of North Korea’s young dictator, Kim Jong Un, has reportedly been ousted. In a briefing to South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday, intelligence officials in Seoul said Jang Song Thaek was removed from his post as chairman of …
Tour operators that specialize in taking foreigners to North Korea say the ordeal of the Korean War vet Merrill Newman has not deterred travelers
85-year-old Merrill Newman has been detained for more than 30 days
It sounds like a scene from a spy flick: A weary traveler makes his way to the airport, boards the plane, fastens his seat-belt. Moments before takeoff, something goes wrong. Men in uniform board the aircraft, single out a …
Men accused of being involved in a drug and murder-for-hire ring are being flown by the DEA from Thailand to the U.S.
Luxury imports to North Korea are booming as leader snaps up gifts for cronies