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Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

New Video Shows Kim Jong Nam’s Accused Killers Knew They Had Poison, Police Say The women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried to separate restrooms immediately after smearing liquid on his face Previously unreleased airport security video shows that the women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried […]

North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

News Desk North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol told the Associated Press that Pyongyang will not “keep its arms crossed” in the face of a possible preemptive strike by the U.S. Han warned North Korea will “go to war if they choose.” “If the U.S. comes with reckless military maneuvers then we will […]

South Korean president sacked by top court

South Korean president sacked by top court

South Korean president sacked by top court AFP South Korean acting Constitutional Court’s Chief Judge Lee Jung-mi, top centre, speaks during the final ruling of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment at the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea Friday, March 10. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was fired by the country’s top court on […]

Park’s downfall a big setback for South Korean women fighting bias

Park’s downfall a big setback for South Korean women fighting bias

Back in 2013, South Korea’s Park Geun-hye smashed through the ultimate glass ceiling, giving women hope their first female president would lead to better gender equality in a deeply male-dominated society. Her messy political downfall hasn’t exactly been a lean in moment for South Korean women. Fast forward four years and you see few women […]

YouTube blocks North Korean state television channel

YouTube blocks North Korean state television channel

Google’s video-streaming service YouTube has blocked North Korea’s state television channel. Korean Central Television’s page now bears a message saying the account has “been terminated for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines”. The channel is used mainly for daily and breaking news broadcasts. Reports suggest the reason could be the possibility of Pyongyang earning advertising money on […]

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to demand the resignationof President Park Gun-hye. Large numbers of police officers are being deployed to prevent demonstrators reaching the presidential palace. Ms Park is accused of allowing her friend, Choi Soon-sil, to access government documents without clearance. The president, whose approval […]