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Kim Jong-un`s childhood of `vodka binges`, `pleasure girls` revealed

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 21:49

A former employee of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has revealed about his childhood — vodka binges, Big Macs and private yachts.

North Korea promotes military chiefs as it marks late leader`s birth

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 11:44

North Korea celebrated the birth anniversary of late leader Kim Jong-Il Sunday after promoting key military officials including the chief of its rocket unit, state media said.

N Korean leader to add `MP` to his many titles

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 14:17

North Korea confirmed on Tuesday that leader Kim Jong-Un will be a candidate in next month`s parliamentary elections, which will be closely watched for clues on power shifts in Pyongyang.

Ex-NBA player says NKorea game dwarfed by politics

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 00:22

Former NBA star Charles D Smith says he feels remorse for coming to Pyongyang with Dennis Rodman for a game on the North Korean leader`s birthday because the event has been dwarfed by politics and tainted by Rodman`s own comments.

North Korea warns of `merciless` strike against South

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 14:08

North Korea has threatened a "merciless" strike against the South after activists burned effigies of the ruling Kim dynasty on the second anniversary of the death of former leader Kim Jong-Il, officials said today.

North Korea tries to project unity on death anniversary

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 21:11

North Korea vowed to unite behind leader Kim Jong Un during carefully staged events on Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of his father`s death, in an attempt to show it has returned to business as usual after the purge and execution of his once-powerful uncle last week.

North Korea marks anniversary without Kim Jong Un`s aunt

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 09:39

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s aunt was absent from a state memorial ceremony on Tuesday raising questions about her influence days after her husband, also a top state official, was executed.

North Korean soldiers swear loyalty to young leader

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 20:44

Thousands of North Korean soldiers vowed on Monday to protect leader Kim Jong-Un with their lives at a memorial rally for his late father, days after the stunning execution of the leader`s uncle.

US urges united response to `ominous` North Korea execution

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 14:13

Washington called for a united front against North Korea after the "ominous" execution of leader Kim Jong-Un`s uncle as South Korea put its forces on alert for any "provocations" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.

N Korea execution `ominous sign` of instability: John Kerry

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 23:52

The execution of the North Korean leader`s uncle is "an ominous sign" raising concerns about instability in a nation pursuing a nuclear arms drive, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Sunday.

North Korea kicks off mass games with war victory theme

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 11:19

North Korea has launched its annual Arirang festival, featuring tens of thousands of performers in a highly-choreographed display of patriotism.

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has `secret` daughter

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 11:44

In a startling report about one of the world’s most secretive person, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un fathered a baby girl in 2010 with an unknown woman.