North Korea takes a break from propaganda at DMZ during Olympics

North Korea has put its piped propaganda on ice during the Winter Olympics – opting to play classical music over vitriol along the DMZ, according to a report. For years, the hermit kingdom has spewed a steady stream of hard-line rhetoric from giant speakers at its propaganda village, Kijong-dong,

US, South Korea say too soon to talk weapons with North

The US and South Korea agree that despite the optimism generated by Olympic diplomacy, it’s too soon to talk with North Korea about curbing the North’s nuclear weapons program. Speaking to reporters Saturday, South Korean president Moon Jae-in said he’s not ready to think about a summit meeting with

Kim impersonator a hit with North Korean cheerleaders

North Korean despot Kim Jong Un continued making waves at the Winter Olympics – this time sending a group of cheerleaders from the hermit kingdom into a tizzy — even though they realized he was a fake. The cheerleaders giggled as the impersonator, who identified himself as Howard, smiled

7 interesting things we saw at 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

It's been dubbed an opening ceremony full of delicacy and class - but Pyeongchang 2018 also has it's fair share of controversy too. First their was the freezing temperatures, then a norovirus outbreak, unhappy Russians and even the American team having a high-profile fall out. All

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — The plane carrying a high-level North Korean government delegation including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister has arrived in South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Yo Jong will be the first member of North Korea’s ruling family to set

Pence pushing South Korea to be more hawkish toward North

SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is pushing South Korea to adopt a more hawkish stance toward North Korea, as he arrived in the country Thursday ahead of the Winter Olympics. Pence met with President Moon Jae-in to advocate a clear-eyed approach toward his bellicose, nuclear-armed

South Korean president to meet Kim Jong Un’s sister during Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Moon’s spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom also said Thursday the North Korean

Kim Jong Un’s sister coming to South Korea for the Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country’s leadership herself, will be part of the North’s delegation coming to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday. South Korea’s Unification Ministry said North Korea informed it Wednesday

US official warns of growing threat from North Korea

North Korea may be just months away from being able to hit the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile, a senior American disarmament official said Tuesday – as Pyongyang said Washington was considering a pre-emptive strike against it. US envoy Robert Wood, addressing the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament

Kim Jong Nam met American before his assassination

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — A police witness said Monday that the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader met with an unidentified Korean American man on a Malaysian resort island four days before he was murdered, as the trial of two women accused of killing him resumed. Indonesia’s Siti Aisyah,