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NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Released Pictures of the “Super Powerful” Missiles he Fired as a “Solemn Warning”

South Korea officials believe they were similar to Russia’s Iskander missiles, which fly close to the ground before dropping at a 90-degree angle on their targets to avoid being intercepted.
David Gilbert
7.26.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Reportedly Executed His U.S. Envoy After Failed Trump Summit

The dictator reportedly had five foreign ministry officials executed and a top aide banished to a forced labor camp.
David Gilbert
5.31.19
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Kim Jong Un Wants to Hang with "Famous Basketball Players" in Exchange for Nuke Deal

North Korean officials insisted Kim's request "be included in the joint statement on denuclearization.”
Tim Marcin
5.10.19
NORTH KOREA

Trump defends Kim Jong Un over North Korea's torture of Otto Warmbier: “He didn't know about it"

"Some really bad things happened to Otto — some really really bad things. But he tells me that he didn't know about it and I will take him at his word.”
David Gilbert
2.28.19
kim jong-un

The Hanoi summit will last two days. It took Kim longer than that just to get there.

Kim’s 21-carriage, bullet-proof, khaki-green train has a top speed of just 38 mph.
David Gilbert
2.26.19
NORTH KOREA

North Korea is operating at least 13 secret missile bases, report reveals

Pyongyang's work "is continuing."
Tim Hume
11.12.18
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Trump Says He and Kim Jong Un 'Fell in Love'

"He wrote me beautiful letters, and they’re great letters."
Drew Schwartz
10.1.18
NORTH KOREA

Satellite images suggest North Korea is not too keen on denuclearizing after all

"Improvements to the infrastructure at Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center are continuing at a rapid pace.”
David Gilbert
6.27.18
NORTH KOREA

Trump expresses his admiration for Kim Jong Un in a bonkers interview

President Donald Trump during an interview on Fox News said he wants his "people" to respect him the way North Koreans respect Kim.
Alex Lubben
6.15.18
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North Korean media spins the summit into an even bigger win for Kim Jong Un

The KCNA news agency reported Kim not only secured the end of America’s “war games," he also got U.S. to agree to lift sanctions.
David Gilbert
6.13.18
NORTH KOREA

North Koreans Were Treated to a Mining Opera on TV During the Trump-Kim Summit

Complete with jazz hands.
Adam Forrest
6.12.18
Memes

Trump's Meeting with Kim Jong-un Spawned Some Ridiculous Memes

Whether or not any diplomatic progress was made, at least we'll always have the memes.
Beckett Mufson
6.12.18
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