Kim Jong Un

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.

Documentary Portrays Kim Jong Un As Military Leader

Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

AP -- North Korea's new leader vowed in 2009 to wage war if the country's enemies shot down its long-range rocket, footage aired on state television s...

The Son Also Rises

Peter Worthington | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Put bluntly, North Korea is a fruitcake regime. Without anything in the way of resources -- except soldiers and nutbar leaders who threaten and bluff -- North Korea has a first strike potential to do considerable damage to South Korea.