Kim Jong Un

North Korea: A Humanitarian Crisis Decades In The Making

Harith Chaudhary | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Harith Chaudhary

Through inaction we are implicated. Through apathy we are condemned. History will not judge the DPRK regime kindly, but what of us who allowed it to stay in power for so long? What Pandora's Box awaits us with the fall of North Korea?

Kim Jong-Un's Brother Killed By Banned Chemical Weapon: Malaysia

CP | Eileen Ng, The Associated Press | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada

The VX nerve agent is deadly even in minute amounts.

North Korea Asks China To Block Searches For 'Fatty' Kim Jong Un

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada

Searches for the Chinese words "Jin San Pang'' on the search engine Baidu and microblogging platform Weibo returned no results this week.

Kim Jong-Un's Wife Hasn't Been Spotted In Public In 7 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada

Ri Sol-ju last appeared with her husband in March.

Kim Jong-Un Has A New Title

CP | Eric Talmadge, The Associated Press | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada

Less than a third of the more than 100 foreign journalists invited for the historic congress were permitted to attend.

Canada Leads UN Push To Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Materials

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada Politics

Canada's renewed focus on nuclear non-proliferation efforts has been in the works for months.

Dion Condemns North Korea Hydrogen Bomb Test Announcement

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion used Twitter to express Canada's outrage about the news out of North Korea.

Read The Full Text Of North Korea's Bizarre H-Bomb Announcement

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada

"True peace and security do not happen as a result of humiliation-laden entreaties or conciliatory meetings."

North Korea Is Testing China's Patience

Centre for International Policy Studies | Posted 10.09.2016 | Canada Politics
Centre for International Policy Studies

All eyes would be on Beijing. North Korea's frequent provocations to help secure political concessions, and often financial and food aid too, are no longer having the effect they used to. Having all been burnt once too often in the past, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington are not in mood to play such games. And crucially for Pyongyang, neither, it seems, is Beijing.

The Guy Who Played Kim Jong Un In 'The Interview' Tells His Side Of The Story

HuffPost Canada TV | Amber Dowling | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada TV

By now, you'd have to be living under a rock not to have heard about all of the hacks, controversy, outcry and debate that have revolved around Seth R...


CP | Foster Klug And Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - Key North Korean websites suffered intermittent outages Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respo...

Kim Jong-un's Heels Made Him Fracture His Ankles

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Style

See? This is what happens wean you wear heels all the time. North Korea's Kim Jong-un has been in hospital throughout September, reportedly due to ...

How Canada Has Provided Moral Clarity in the Pyongyang Mess

Paul Hong | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Politics
Paul Hong

In 2010, Canada imposed the toughest sanctions in the world against the North Korean regime, banning all exports and imports (albeit, actual economic activity between Canada and North Korea was extremely limited). Exceptions exist for humanitarian goods.

Going Back.. And Bringing NBA Pals

CP | Brian Mahoney, The Associated Press | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and plans to bring a team of former NBA players with him.Days after returning from his se...

Rodman's Got News From North Korea

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.08.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman has revealed the name of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's baby daughter and is planning a big ann...

Back In North Korea To 'Just Have A Good Time'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.02.2013 | Canada

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed Tuesday in North Korea for what he called a trip to hang out with authoritarian leader K...

"I Want to Erase My Name": One Woman's Escape From Kim Jong-un

Ann Shin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada
Ann Shin

I had come to the Sino-North Korean border in order to film a documentary about North Korean defectors. Since Kim Jong-un took office, the situation has been dire for those hoping to escape. If they are caught as illegal migrants in China, they will be deported back to the DPRK where they will face torture and imprisonment. Sook-ja had waded across the icy Tumen River several weeks before, carrying a bundle of clothes above her head. She didn't know how to swim and yet she had risked her life in order to find her sister who had disappeared in China. "I came all this way to find her, and... she's gone."

North Korea Urges Foreigners In South To Flee

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea is urging all foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to evacuate because it says the rival Koreas are on the e...

A Step Closer To Total Isolation

CP | Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean workers didn't show up for work at a jointly run factory complex with South Korea on Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang ...

Anonymous Pays Kim Jong Un A Visit

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Business

SEOUL, South Korea - Hackers apparently broke into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites Thursday, as tensions rose on the Korean ...

U.S. Military On The Move

CP | Robert Burns, The Associated Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The parading of U.S. air and naval power within view of the Korean Peninsula — first a few long-range bombers, then stealth fighters, t...

North Korea Restarting Shuttered Nuclear Facilities

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart all mothballed facilities at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, adding to tensions already r...

America Sends Stealth Fighters

CP | Foster Klug And Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - After weeks of warlike rhetoric, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gathered legislators Monday for an annual spring parliamentary s...

It Seems That March Madness Has Arrived Early

Andy Juniper | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

It seems that March Madness has come early this year. Honestly, less than a week into the month -- and still two weeks shy of the U.S. college basketb...

North Korea: The World's Ticking Time Bomb

Tom Kott | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada
Tom Kott

When his father, Kim Jong-Il, died in December 2011, there were speculations that his young successor would have an interest in modernizing and bringing capitalism to the impoverished nation. North Korea announced they would continue with plans for a third nuclear test and test rockets capable of reaching the United States. It may be argued that Kim Jong-un is more dangerous to the world than his father had ever been.