Kim Jong Il http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Kim Jong Il en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:50:31 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657578/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-4-projectiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657578/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-4-projectiles.html North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:39:57 MDT North Korea marks war anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657397/North-Korea-marks-war-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657397/North-Korea-marks-war-anniversary.html The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:30:00 MDT Join the discussion: Should North Korea's threats be taken seriously? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607143/Join-the-discussion-Should-North-Koreas-threats-be-taken-seriously.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607143/Join-the-discussion-Should-North-Koreas-threats-be-taken-seriously.html “This fall,” reads the trailer for the upcoming film "The Interview," “James Franco and Seth Rogan will try... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:20:00 MDT Hope, risk surround Japan-North Korea abduction deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654523/Hope-risk-surround-Japan-North-Korea-abduction-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654523/Hope-risk-surround-Japan-North-Korea-abduction-deal.html Japan and North Korea appear to be on the verge of a breakthrough on a bizarre legacy of the Cold War, a secret,... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:54:33 MDT Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650655/Mandatory-Kim-Jong-Un-haircuts-a-baldfaced-lie.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650655/Mandatory-Kim-Jong-Un-haircuts-a-baldfaced-lie.html North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's distinctive hairstyle is the 'do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:06:46 MDT North Korea replaces hard-line military chief http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639653/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-military-chief.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639653/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-military-chief.html North Korea has replaced its hard line military chief just a few months after his appointment, the latest in an ongoing... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 07:04:30 MDT NK official says security needed to expand economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639238/NK-official-says-security-needed-to-expand-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639238/NK-official-says-security-needed-to-expand-economy.html The head of North Korea's parliament said Friday that his country wants to focus on improving its struggling economy and... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:28:24 MDT US worried about NKorea's cyber, missile threats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638926/US-worried-about-NKoreas-cyber-missile-threats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638926/US-worried-about-NKoreas-cyber-missile-threats.html South Korea's military needs to improve its missile defense and cyber capabilities to better defend against persistent... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:39:45 MDT North Korea military parades through Pyongyang http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634792/North-Korea-military-parades-through-Pyongyang.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634792/North-Korea-military-parades-through-Pyongyang.html Goose-stepping soldiers, columns of tanks and a broad array of ominous-looking missiles poised on mobile launchers paraded... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:25:47 MDT Korean War foes gather in NKorea to remember war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634724/Korean-War-foes-gather-in-NKorea-to-remember-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634724/Korean-War-foes-gather-in-NKorea-to-remember-war.html Two decorated U.S. war veterans who survived one of the worst battles of the Korean War found themselves among former foes at... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:00:06 MDT Korea talks raise hopes; history may scuttle them http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631859/Korea-talks-raise-hopes-history-may-scuttle-them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631859/Korea-talks-raise-hopes-history-may-scuttle-them.html The two Koreas will hold their highest-level talks in years Wednesday in an effort to restore scrapped joint economic... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:31:58 MDT 2 Koreas talk in border village after tensions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631783/2-Koreas-talk-in-border-village-after-tensions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631783/2-Koreas-talk-in-border-village-after-tensions.html Government delegates from North and South Korea held a marathon session of preparatory talks Sunday at a "truce village" on... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 11:31:45 MDT 2 Koreas to talk in border village with aim to set grounds-rules for higher-level discussion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631736/2-Koreas-to-talk-in-border-village-with-aim-to-set-grounds-rules-for-higher-level-discussion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631736/2-Koreas-to-talk-in-border-village-with-aim-to-set-grounds-rules-for-higher-level-discussion.html Government delegates from North and South Korea arrived Sunday at a "truce village" on their heavily armed border for... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:13:34 MDT Koreas agree to talk Sunday in bid to ease tension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631704/Koreas-agree-to-talk-Sunday-in-bid-to-ease-tension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631704/Koreas-agree-to-talk-Sunday-in-bid-to-ease-tension.html North and South Korea will meet Sunday in a village straddling their heavily armed border for the first government-level... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:36:12 MDT North Korean leader sends special envoy to China http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630319/North-Korean-leader-sends-special-envoy-to-China.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630319/North-Korean-leader-sends-special-envoy-to-China.html After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a high-level... Wed, 22 May 2013 10:36:23 MDT South Korea says North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629937/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-missiles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629937/South-Korea-says-North-Korea-fires-3-short-range-missiles.html North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It... Sat, 18 May 2013 11:04:00 MDT North Korea replaces hard-line defense minister http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629466/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-defense-minister.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629466/North-Korea-replaces-hard-line-defense-minister.html North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:33:58 MDT Spies caught in website scandal embarrass SKorea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629463/Spies-caught-in-website-scandal-embarrass-SKorea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629463/Spies-caught-in-website-scandal-embarrass-SKorea.html The scandal shaking up South Korea's main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:23:32 MDT NKorea nuke arsenal seen as matter of when, not if http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629246/NKorea-nuke-arsenal-seen-as-matter-of-when-not-if.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629246/NKorea-nuke-arsenal-seen-as-matter-of-when-not-if.html For 20 years, fears about North Korea's headlong pursuit of nuclear bombs have been watered down with smirking admonishments... Fri, 10 May 2013 06:08:08 MDT New South Korea president welcomed at White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628984/New-South-Korea-president-welcomed-at-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628984/New-South-Korea-president-welcomed-at-White-House.html President Barack Obama is welcoming South Korea's new leader Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) to the White House, looking to present... Tue, 07 May 2013 10:07:56 MDT US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628594/US-calls-for-North-Korea-amnesty-for-sentenced-American.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628594/US-calls-for-North-Korea-amnesty-for-sentenced-American.html The U.S. called Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years'... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:23:35 MDT North Korea lashes out anew over protest in Seoul http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627095/North-Korea-lashes-out-anew-over-protest-in-Seoul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627095/North-Korea-lashes-out-anew-over-protest-in-Seoul.html North Korea lashed out anew Tuesday at South Korea over a small public protest in Seoul in which demonstrators burned... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:10:34 MDT Pivotal North Korea question: What is Kim thinking? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627084/Pivotal-North-Korea-question-What-is-Kim-thinking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627084/Pivotal-North-Korea-question-What-is-Kim-thinking.html Don't worry, one popular argument goes, we've seen this before. Just ignore Pyongyang's unlikely threats of nuclear holocaust... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:23:04 MDT After weeks of North Korean fury, calm on key holiday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626992/After-weeks-of-North-Korean-fury-calm-on-key-holiday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626992/After-weeks-of-North-Korean-fury-calm-on-key-holiday.html Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile launch, Pyongyang residents spilled into the streets... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:20:46 MDT Despite tensions, NKorea readies for festivities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626723/Despite-tensions-NKorea-readies-for-festivities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626723/Despite-tensions-NKorea-readies-for-festivities.html Elaborate floral displays featured mini replicas of red-tipped missiles and long-range rockets at an exhibition that opened... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:15:07 MDT Pentagon: NKorea could launch nuclear missile http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626695/Pentagon-NKorea-could-launch-nuclear-missile.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626695/Pentagon-NKorea-could-launch-nuclear-missile.html A U.S. intelligence report concludes that North Korea has advanced its nuclear knowhow to the point that it could arm a... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:18:29 MDT North Korea delivers new round of war rhetoric (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626662/North-Korea-delivers-new-round-of-war-rhetoric-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626662/North-Korea-delivers-new-round-of-war-rhetoric-video.html North Korea — North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric Thursday with claims it had "powerful striking means" on... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:21:07 MDT No panic in North Korea despite talk of missile launch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626559/No-panic-in-North-Korea-despite-talk-of-missile-launch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626559/No-panic-in-North-Korea-despite-talk-of-missile-launch.html The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:00:27 MDT N. Korean capital shows no signs of panic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626517/N-Korean-capital-shows-no-signs-of-panic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626517/N-Korean-capital-shows-no-signs-of-panic.html Scores of North Koreans of all ages planted trees as part of a forestation campaign — armed with shovels, not guns. In... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:38:11 MDT Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626471/Admiral-says-US-can-intercept-North-Korean-missile.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626471/Admiral-says-US-can-intercept-North-Korean-missile.html U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:10:11 MDT NKorea urges foreigners to vacate South Korea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626469/NKorea-urges-foreigners-to-vacate-South-Korea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626469/NKorea-urges-foreigners-to-vacate-South-Korea.html North Korea on Tuesday urged all foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to evacuate, saying the two countries are on... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:09:37 MDT US moves on North Korea aimed at deterring new leader http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626006/US-moves-on-North-Korea-aimed-at-deterring-new-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626006/US-moves-on-North-Korea-aimed-at-deterring-new-leader.html The parading of U.S. air and naval power within view of the Korean peninsula — first a few long-range bombers, then... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 07:34:19 MDT North Korea shifts away from warlike rhetoric amid nuclear tension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625835/North-Korea-shifts-away-from-warlike-rhetoric-amid-nuclear-tension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625835/North-Korea-shifts-away-from-warlike-rhetoric-amid-nuclear-tension.html North Korea on Monday shifted, at least temporarily, away from weeks of warlike rhetoric, appointing a new premier seen as an... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:16:23 MDT North Korea's parliament meets amid nuclear tension, threats of war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625834/North-Koreas-parliament-meets-amid-nuclear-tension-threats-of-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625834/North-Koreas-parliament-meets-amid-nuclear-tension-threats-of-war.html After weeks of warlike rhetoric, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gathered legislators Monday for an annual spring... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 06:45:01 MDT NKorea calls nukes country's 'life' at big meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625812/NKorea-calls-nukes-countrys-life-at-big-meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625812/NKorea-calls-nukes-countrys-life-at-big-meeting.html A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life"... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 08:59:50 MDT US sends B-2s to South Korea for military drills http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625612/US-sends-B-2s-to-South-Korea-for-military-drills.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625612/US-sends-B-2s-to-South-Korea-for-military-drills.html In a show of force following weeks of North Korean bluster, the U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:08:24 MDT Dennis Rodman: North Korea leader wants Obama to call http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623855/Dennis-Rodman-North-Korea-leader-wants-Obama-to-call.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623855/Dennis-Rodman-North-Korea-leader-wants-Obama-to-call.html Call me? Maybe? Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MST North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622443/North-Korea-conducts-third-controversial-nuke-test.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622443/North-Korea-conducts-third-controversial-nuke-test.html Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:27:25 MST NKorea warns of nuke test and rocket launches; goal is to have weapons that can hit US http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620983/NKorea-warns-of-nuke-test-and-rocket-launches-goal-is-to-have-weapons-that-can-hit-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620983/NKorea-warns-of-nuke-test-and-rocket-launches-goal-is-to-have-weapons-that-can-hit-US.html North Korea's top governing body warned Thursday that the regime will conduct its third nuclear test in defiance of U.N.... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:14:12 MST Google executive chairman arrives in North Korea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619626/Google-executive-chairman-arrives-in-North-Korea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619626/Google-executive-chairman-arrives-in-North-Korea.html Google's chairman wants a first-hand look at North Korea's economy and social media during his private visit Monday to the... Mon, 07 Jan 2013 08:21:29 MST North Korea's caste system faces power of wealth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618934/North-Koreas-caste-system-faces-power-of-wealth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618934/North-Koreas-caste-system-faces-power-of-wealth.html For more than a half-century, a mysterious caste system has shadowed the life of every North Korean. It can decide whether... Sat, 29 Dec 2012 09:06:36 MST