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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

Poster of the Interview

North Korea: defector launches balloon drop of The Interview

One-Minute Read
Wed 8 Apr, AT 13:45

Seoul had warned against 'provocative' stunt involving Seth Rogan comedy about a fictional plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un

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's hair: how the world reacted to his new look

First Reaction
Fri 20 Feb, AT 13:26

His hairstylist is dubbed 'the world's bravest person' after North Korean dictator reveals 'barbarous' new haircut

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

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

Jang Song-Thaek

Kim Jong-un's uncle branded 'human scum' and executed

One-Minute Read
Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:39

Four days after his arrest, Jang Song Thaek is found guilty of treason and shot by a firing squad

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