North Korea has a long track record of issuing threats and ultimatums that don’t necessary lead to action. Then again, when it does act - often without warning - it can be fatal.
North Korea’s military presented leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam, an important US military base, despite North and South Korea and the US all expressing a willingness to avoid conflict.
Otto Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student, was on his way back to the US on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Missile test launches seem to be a response to huge military drills being held on the Korean peninsula by the United States and South Korea.
Kim Jong Nam for years that his younger half-brother, now the ruler of North Korea, had ordered him hunted down. On a Monday morning that order apparently was carried out.
Two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, were charged with murder this morning
Weapon of mass destruction used to kill Kim Jong-Nam
Malaysian police have revealed that the nerve agent VX was used to kill Kim Jong-nam when he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport.
A week since news broke that the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had been assassinated, a clearer picture is emerging of the Cold War-style killing in Kuala Lumpur’s international airport.
Their notoriously nonsense atrocities notwithstanding, North Korea has long been seen as a very mysterious, closed-off country.