Kim Jong Un
The latest news on Kim Jong-un, the current supreme leader of North Korea, officially named the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Kim is the son of the former Supreme Leader Kim Jong-il and grandson of the first Supreme Leader Kim Il-sung. It is estimated he was born in North Korea sometime between 1982 and 1984. Kim's 2018 meeting with President Donald Trump became the first North Korean supreme leader to meet with an American president.
Georgia governor rips Trump for praising Kim Jong Un
Brian Kemp, a bitter enemy of Trump since the 2020 presidential election, denounced the former president for "congratulating North Korea's murderous dictator."
North Korea's new power at WHO sparks outrage
The World Health Organization is under increasing scrutiny following its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with some demanding organizational reform.
Video of Seoul air raid sirens spark fears after North Korea failed launch
The U.S. called North Korea's military satellite launch a "brazen violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions."
Kim Jong Un eyes more nuclear warheads as U.S. leads allied war games
The U.S. Navy is preparing for a trilateral exercise with South Korea and Japan next week after having concluded back-to-back drills with both countries.
North Korea ramps up its missile tests to prepare for nuclear attacks
A U.S. carrier strike group is expected to make a port call in South Korea on Tuesday.
North Korea "power struggle" seen among Kim Jong Un's sister, wife, child
Ex-North Korean diplomat Ko Young Hwan outlined to Newsweek apparent rivalries among the country's leading women and a potential aid-for-human rights agreement.
North Korea's "erotic" propaganda video leaves viewers confused
The video showing shirtless North Korean soldiers training in slow motion has gone viral on social media.
North Korea locks down capital over suspected COVID outbreak
Kim Jong Un's regime could be seeing a rebound in COVID-19 cases after overcoming a first wave last summer.
South Korea scrambles fighter planes, helicopters over "flock of birds"
North Korea sent five drones into South Korean airspace on Monday in what one official called a "clear act of provocation."
South Korean warplane crashes after takeoff as North "violates" air space
Incursions by North Korean drones into South Korea follow the launch of two short-range ballistic missiles by Pyongyang on December 23.
North Korea blames U.S. for Ukraine "bloodshed" after Wagner arms reports
The international community will have to focus on the U.S. criminal acts of bringing bloodshed and destruction to Ukraine," a North Korean official said.
Kim Jong Un's daughter may be part of "distraction" plan
North Korea has launched multiple short-range ballistic missiles and an intercontinental ballistic missile in recent months.
Kim Jong Un needs to make over 5,000 nuclear warheads to overtake U.S.
North Korea's nuclear stockpile is unknown, but data shows it pales in comparison to those of countries like Russia and the United States.
"Idiots": Kim Jong Un's sister slams Seoul counterparts over sanctions row
The South Korean unification ministry described Kim Yo-jong's use of "vulgar language" as "deplorable."
Kim Jong Un's daughter one of many mysteries in secretive leader's family
The young girl is believed to be named Kim Chu-ae, but it's not entirely clear how old the dictator's daughter might be.
As Kim Jong Un tests South Korea, both choose Ukraine as new Cold War front
"For North Korea, it would be a great thing if the new cold war system comes into play," researcher and former military policy advisor Yang Uk told Newsweek.
Can the U.S. stop a nuclear attack? North Korea tests were simulation
Recent ballistic missile tests by North Korea were described by one expert as "the most significant" he's seen.
Pentagon report warns Kim Jong Un leadership won't survive if he uses nukes
"Any nuclear attack by North Korea against the United States or its Allies and partners is unacceptable and will result in the end of that regime."
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What North Korea can offer Putin as Russia explores "arrangements"
"We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them," a North Korean official said.
Is the U.S. safe from nuclear attack?
With tensions surging over Ukraine and Taiwan, Newsweek explains how safe America is from nuclear attack.
South Korea army "on high alert" over Kim Jong Un's missile, aircraft moves
A South Korean Defense Ministry spokesperson called North Korea's recent actions "a critical provocation to damage international peace and regional stability."
Kim Jong Un issues new nuclear warning as U.S. boosts deterrence in Korea
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of a "long-range strategic cruise missile" in what he said was a "warning to the enemy."
Nuclear conflict with North Korea "more possible" than 5 years ago: Admiral
Retired Navy Admiral Mike Mullen warned that the U.S. is in a "more dangerous position" as North Korea missile tests have reached an all-time high.
North Korea conducts 7th missile launch in two weeks amid drills
An expert told Newsweek that North Korean missile launches can serve as a "kind of protest" of joint drills held with U.S. and South Korean forces.
Putin's nuclear threats could embolden other dictators to follow suit
If Russia can claim victory at the end of the war in Ukraine, nuclear threats will be seen as successful, an expert told Newsweek.
China, Russia "enabling North Korea" and Kim's missile tests: U.S. envoy
North Korea's strongman leader, Kim Jong Un, has conducted nearly 40 missile tests this year.
Huge explosion in South Korea after missile launch goes wrong, video shows
The South Korean and United States militaries conducted joint missile tests after Pyongyang authorized the launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan
North Korea Keeps Its Options Open in Selling Weapons to Russia
There is one country that has stood by Russia's side for the duration of the war—and it's not China, which despite its proclamations of having a "no limits" friendship with Moscow, remains concerned about breaking U.S. export rules to help Russia acquire sensitive military technology.
Trump Repeats Praise of 'Smart' Putin, Touts Xi's 'Iron Fist' Rule of China
"I got to know a lot of the foreign leaders and unlike our leader, they're at the top of their game," the former president said on Saturday during a rally.