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Keeping up with the Kims: North Korea's elusive first family - BBC News

Like a lot of things in North Korea, the details of Kim Jong-un's immediate family are murky. He is married to a former singer, Ri Sol-ju, who South Korean intelligence says gave birth to a third child in February last year. We know very little about ...and more »

How Kim rules: What the North Korean leader's unexpected directions for his country mean for the US - Christian Science Monitor

After his nearly six years in power, it's clear there are some significant differences between Kim Jong-un and his forebears, and that he is exhibiting a ruling style that has evolved in unexpected ways. A photo released by the North Korean government ...and more »

Can the world live with a nuclear North Korea? - BBC News

This is, by any standards, the most provocative of North Korea's recent missile tests. Launching a rocket over Japanese territory - with at least the possibility that it could break up and deposit debris on Japanese soil - shows that Pyongyang is ...and more »

North Korea fires missile over Japan -

Japan condemns launch of ballistic missile, which fell into waters off Hokkaido island, as an 'unprecedented threat'. 29 Aug 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0 ...and more »

North Korea: The 'threat that leaves something to chance' - Pursuit

By firing a ballistic missile over Japan while the US and South Korea are engaged in joint military exercises, North Korea has provided an important insight into how strategic nuclear dynamics could likely play out on the Korean peninsula. There now ...and more »

North Korean leader says more to come as UN condemns missile launch over Japan - The Japan Times

North Korea said Wednesday that the missile it launched over Japan on Tuesday was an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 and that the drill — meant to counter U.S.-South Korean war games — had involved military units “tasked with striking the bases” of ...and more »

North Korea: recent missile test 'prelude' to Guam - WFSB

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for more weapons tests targeting the Pacific Ocean, Pyongyang announced Wednesday, a day after his nation for the first time flew a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload ...and more »

North Korea missile: How long has Japan got to defend itself? - BBC News

How long do people in Japan have to react to a North Korean missile launch? Virtually no time at all. The latest North Korean missile was launched at 06:57 Japan time, according to Japan's defence ministry. Citizens received a text message alert from ...and more »

North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test - WFSB

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally ...and more »

Why Did N.Korea Fire Missile Over Japan? - The Chosun Ilbo

The rocket North Korea fired over Japan on Tuesday was most likely a Hwasong-12 medium-range ballistic missile. This would be the first time the North fired a medium-range ballistic missile at a normal trajectory instead of a high angle. The missile ...and more »