North Korea

Only in Kim Jong Un's North Korea: 10 unbelievable laws, practices in Pyongyang that can leave you shocked

North Korea is in the news once again following reports of its third-generation leader Kim Jong Un's fragile health condition after surgery. The dictator state, which remains largely unknown to the rest of the world, is also a land of bizarre laws and traditions. Here are a few of them that will make you thank your stars for not being born inside its borders.

published on : 21st April 2020

Happy 2020! From Berlin to North Korea, this is how people around the world celebrated New Year

Check out how revellers around the world celebrated the beginning of the new decade.

published on : 1st January 2020

Trump-Kim summit: Why should North Korea learn from Vietnam about US relations? 

While North Korea remains America's sworn enemy 65 years after the Korean War fighting ceased, Vietnam today stands as a burgeoning partner which even buys lethal US weaponry!

published on : 23rd February 2019

North Korea holds anniversary parade sans ballistic missiles

This year's celebrations also mark the revival of North Korea's iconic mass games after a five-year hiatus, which involve tens of thousands of people holding up placards or dancing in precise unison and are intended to be a display of national unity.

published on : 9th September 2018

North Korea demolishes nuclear test site as international journalists watch

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site situated at Punggye-ri in North Hamgyong Province.

published on : 25th May 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches K-pop concert

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was deeply moved by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop stars in Pyongyang.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Two Koreas march together as fireworks mark the beginning of biggest Winter Games ever

The opening ceremony kicked off what will be the biggest Winter Olympic Games to date with more than 2,900 athletes from 92 countries competing. 

published on : 9th February 2018

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US on the eve of Winter Olympics

North Korea announced last month that it would hold a big event to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of its military.

published on : 8th February 2018

How the North Korean missile launch is affecting the world   

North Korea has threatened the world nations by conducting three nuclear tests, and recently a fourth one, amid tensions over fresh US sanctions and UN moves to censure Pyongyang for its human rights violations.

published on : 12th August 2017
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