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Could South Korea Falter Under Weight of Scandal, And Threats From North? - New York Sun

With all the tumult in Europe and the Middle East and here at home, where will the next earth-shaking surprise erupt? How about Korea? Click Image to Enlarge. Archive of the Sun. I don't mean an outright attack by Communist North Korea, even if its ...and more »

North Korean Defector Tells Lester Holt 'World Should Be Ready' - NBCNews.com

SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean defector has told NBC News that the country's "desperate" dictator is prepared to use nuclear weapons to strike the United States and its allies. Thae Yong Ho is the most high profile North Korean defector in ...and more »

Malaysia says to release body of Kim Jong Nam to DPRK - Xinhua

KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia will release the body of Kim Jong Nam to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and allow its nationals to leave, after the nine stranded Malaysian citizens in DPRK were freed, Malaysian Prime ...and more »

Kim Jong-nam's body arrives back in North Korea - The Guardian

The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Pyongyang, apparently accompanied by three men initially named by Malaysian police as suspects in his murder. Kim Jong-nam was attacked with the lethal nerve ...and more »

McCain, North Korea in war of words over 'crazy fat kid' crack - Fox News

Sen. John McCain went nuclear against North Korea, in a manner of speaking. ADVERTISEMENT. The Arizona Republican's verbal put-down of dictator Kim Jong Un earlier this month – “this crazy fat kid” – was met with a stiff, angry response from the ...and more »

Kim Jong Un, North Korea blast McCain for 'crazy fat kid' remark - USA TODAY

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story included a tweet from a parody account. The quoted tweet has since been removed from the story. North Korea expressed outrage at Sen. John McCain's description of President Kim Jong Un as a ...and more »

North Korean murder suspects go home with victim's body as Malaysia forced to swap - Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Three North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder of the estranged half-brother of their country's leader returned home on Friday along with the body of victim Kim Jong Nam after Malaysia agreed a swap deal with the ...and more »

How North Korea got away with murder in Malaysia - South China Morning Post

Mohd Nur Azrin Md Zin, centre, one of the nine returning Malaysian nationals, hugs his family on arrival in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA. With the release of nine Malaysians from Pyongyang yesterday – three diplomatic staff and their family members – the ...and more »

Donald Trump's shock tactics on North Korea may just work - The Guardian

Pyongyang's depravity has been ignored for too long. Perhaps it takes a maverick to stop a maverick. Kim Jong-un inside a submarine on the east coast of North Korea, published in 2014. 'Last year alone, Kim carried out more ballistic missile tests than ...and more »

John McCain Called Kim Jong-un a 'Crazy Fat Kid' and North Korea Is Pissed - New York Magazine

When John McCain went on MSNBC last week and called North Korean leader Kim Jong-n a “crazy fat kid,” he may not have known it, but he was essentially declaring war. So says the Foreign Ministry in Pyongyang, where jibes about Kim's jowls are not ...and more »