Kim Jong Il Kim Jong Il en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:22 MDT Newspapers Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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) 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Call me? Maybe? Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MST North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test 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 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 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 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 NKorea says it has detained U.S. citizen North Korea said Friday that an American citizen has been detained after confessing to unspecified crimes, confirming news... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:02:50 MST N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death North Korea unveiled the embalmed body of Kim Jong Il, still in his trademark khaki jumpsuit, on the anniversary of his death... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 06:59:31 MST Everything you need to know about North Korea's missile launch The significance of North Korea successfully launching a space satellite Wednesday is so open to interpretation that... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:05:00 MST North Korea still years away from reliable missiles After 14 years of painstaking labor, North Korea finally has a rocket that can put a satellite in orbit. But that doesn't... Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:49:33 MST