Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin

North Korea and Russia's 'year of friendship': what does it mean?

Briefing
Fri 13 Mar, AT 15:54

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin forge a 'pariah alliance' to 'poke a finger' at America and the West

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un: beyond the personality cult

Profile
Thu 8 Jan, AT 15:44

The secretive North Korean leader celebrates his birthday - but even his year of birth remains a mystery

North Korean defence minister executed

North Korean defence minister 'executed by anti-aircraft gun'

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 10:35

Hyon Yong-chol was charged with treason for disobeying Kim Jong-un and falling asleep at a military event

North Korea defeated by South Korea

North Korea 'covers up' football loss to South Korea

One-Minute Read
Wed 8 Oct, AT 12:15

Sports-mad leader Kim Jong-un absent from celebrations as North Korea lauds athletes' successes while sweeping away defeats

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin

Kim Jong-un backs out of planned trip to Russia

One-Minute Read
Thu 30 Apr, AT 15:52

Highly anticipated Moscow meeting between the two pariah leaders will no longer take place

Murals outside the People Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea

North Korea to publish 'rosy' human rights report

One-Minute Read
Mon 11 Aug, AT 12:19

Report will show how 'bright' the country's future is and expose 'lies and fabrications' told by the UN

Kim Jong-un seen limping at official event - video

Video
Tue 8 Jul, AT 10:32

North Koreans see an unusual display of weakness as Kim Jong-un marks grandfather's death

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

North Korea threatens war over Seth Rogen movie

One-Minute Read
Thu 26 Jun, AT 10:37

Hollywood film about killing Kim Jong-un is an 'act of war', says North Korea

Kim Jong-un's killing spree: what is he really afraid of?

Wed 29 Jan, AT 12:51
Coline Covington

As the death toll rises, so does Kim’s paranoia: our analyst's take on a ruthless young man, idolised by his mother

Jang Song-Thaek

Kim Jong-un executes relatives of his 'disgraced' uncle Jang

One-Minute Read
Mon 27 Jan, AT 09:57

Report says children and grandchildren slaughtered as despot moves to obliterate 'any trace' of his uncle

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