18.09.2012 [International Business Times] - North Korea's state-run television KRT released pre-taped footage of North Korea's leader KimJong-un attending the Arirang Festival in Pyongyang. KRT reported on Tuesday that Kim and high-ranking government officials attended the Arirang festival with
18.09.2012 [Reuters] - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it agreed to write off 90 percent of North Korea's $11 billion debt and would reinvest the balance in the reclusive Asian state, in a sign of closer engagement with Pyongyang under new leader KimJong-un.
18.09.2012 [Reuters] - Parts of the international community have been seeking to re-engage with North Korea since the death of KimJong-il, amid hopes that his son and successor would seek ways to end years of isolation and poverty. RAIL AND POWER LINES. Analysts believe
18.09.2012 [Reuters América Latina] - Partes de la comunidad internacional han estado examinando maneras de relanzar compromisos con Corea del Norte tras la muerte de KimJong-il, ante la esperanza de que su hijo y sucesor busque formas de terminar con años de aislamiento y pobreza.
06.09.2012 [Yahoo! Philippines News] - A press conference for SBS TV Monday - Tuesday drama 'Faith' was held at The Cuum Studio in Incheon on September 4th, and was attended by main cast members such as Lee Min Ho, Kim Hee Sun, Ryu Duk Hwan, Park Sae Young, and director KimJong
08.09.2012 [AFP] - KimJong-Il's widow treated in Berlin clinic: report. (AFP) – 5 days ago. SEOUL — A woman believed to be late North Korean leader KimJong-Il's widow, Kim Ok, was treated at a hospital in Berlin earlier this year, a South Korean newspaper reported
02.09.2012 [The Atlantic] - As the country rolls out its "new look" leadership, North Korea's continuing nuclear program has dropped from the headlines, following North Korea's failed rocket launch and the failure of the Obama administration's "leap day" understanding with North
07.09.2012 [AFP] - SEOUL — North Korean leader KimJong-Un has sent a wreath to the family of Sun Myung Moon, the deceased founder of the Unification Church, state media said Friday. Kim sent the wreath, expressing "deep condolences" over Moon's death, the North's
12.09.2012 [U.S. News & World Report] - Still, there are undeniable signs that the world's most closed-off society may be toying with change, from a carefully scripted campaign to soften the image of the country's young leader, KimJong Un, to the apparent purging of a hardline general and a
04.09.2012 [AFP] - SEOUL — North Korean leader KimJong-Un sent condolences Wednesday over the death of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon, fuelling speculation he might send a rare delegation to South Korea for the funeral. Moon, a self-styled messiah who
18.09.2012 [Korea Times] - The sight sparked speculation that the possible introduction of Coca-Cola by the Stalinist state was part of drive by North Korean leader KimJong-un to open to the West. While frequent visitors say that the presence of Coke and other Western products
09.09.2012 [AFP] - Don't be fooled by the deception of KimJong-Un!" read one leaflet, referring to the North's young new leader, who took over from his father KimJong-Il after his death last December. Jong-Il himself took over from his own father and the North's
16.09.2012 [Korea Times] - KimJong-in, a chief strategist of the Park Geun-hye camp in charge of economic and social campaign pledges, unveiled the lineup of members of the campaign team, Sunday. Speaking at a news conference held at the party's headquarter in Seoul, Kim said
14.09.2012 [AFP] - SEOUL — South Korea's ruling conservative party's presidential candidate has hinted she would soften Seoul's stance towards Pyongyang and consider a summit with North Korean leader KimJong-Un. In an interview published Friday in the Dong-a Ilbo
13.09.2012 [The Atlantic] - Tweet Sep 13 2012, 10:42 AM ET Comment. A recent poll finds most support diplomacy with Pyongyang and oppose military action. cfr nk article.jpg. North Korean leader KimJong-Un visits a military unit on an island in the southwest of Pyongyang
18.09.2012 [AFP] - The debt had been discussed in August last year at a rare summit in the Siberian city of Ulan-Ude between North Korea's late leader KimJong-Il and Russia's former president Dmitry Medvedev. KimJong-Il died in December and was succeeded by his son
18.09.2012 [People's Daily Online] - North Korea's top leader KimJong Un enjoyed mass gymnastic and artistic performance "Arirang" on September 16, 2012. The extravaganza staged in vast three-dimensional space was a perfect combination of graceful and spectacular rhythms, dynamic
22.08.2012 [EFE] - La organización de la cumbre del Movimiento de Países No Alineados (MPNA o Noal) desmintió hoy que el líder de Corea del Norte, KimJong-un, vaya a viajar a Irán la semana próxima para este encuentro internacional, según la agencia oficial iraní, IRNA.
20.08.2012 [The Hankyoreh] - “On the whole, I think this visit to China showed the stability of the KimJong-un regime,” said University of North Korean Studies professor Yang Mu-jin. While the visit was going on, North Korea was reaching an agreement with Tokyo to repatriate the
07.09.2012 [The Chosun Ilbo] - Song was one of North Korea's best-known actresses when she began living with KimJong-il in the late 1960s and gave birth to his eldest son Jong-nam. She used to be the wife of South Korean writer Lee Ki-young, who defected to North Korea. But Kim