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In Tit-for-Tat, Both North and South Korea Test-Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Rise on the Peninsula
On Wednesday Sept. 15 North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the waters off its eastern coast. A few hours later, South Korea announced that it had successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile. The two...
In North Korea, Desperate and Hungry Citizens Kidnap Two Children of Well-off Families, Demand Ransom
Worsening economic conditions in the isolated country of North Korea has inspired some desperate citizens to kidnap at least two children, in separate incidents, in an attempt to extract ransom money from families who are...
North Korean Nuclear Reactor Shows ‘Deeply Troubling’ Signs of Renewed Activity
Satellite imagery has revealed that a nuclear reactor located in North Korea — widely believed to be capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium for nuclear weapons — is showing “deeply troubling” signs of renewed activity.  The...
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North Korea Is Trying to Build a Border Wall With China, But Can’t Get It Finished
Despite being generally aligned with Communist China, totalitarian North Korea has long tried to keep its citizens from venturing across the countries’ shared border for work and opportunities to defect to South Korea.  To retain...
Already Facing Food Shortages, Thousands of North Koreans Forced to Evacuate Amid Heavy Rain and Flooding
Days of heavy rain have forced the evacuation of thousands of North Koreans and has resulted in the destruction of over one thousand homes while relentless rain flooded swaths of farmland in a country that...
Kim Jong-un’s recent weight loss has ignited speculation about his health and successor.
International Speculation Over North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un’s Weight Loss
In a bid to garner domestic support, state media drew attention to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “emaciated looks.” There have been growing concerns about Kim’s weight loss in the past couple of weeks. North...
North Korea Faces Crisis After Chinese Food Imports Drop by 90 Percent
North Korea is experiencing a food crisis after imports from China dropped by approximately 90 percent between April and May this year, a situation that North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, described as “getting tense,” according...
As the Biden administration has sought dialogue with North Korea, Kim Yo Jong
North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong Gives Harsh Warning to Biden Administration
The Biden administration has sought dialogue with North Korea, Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. However, the Deputy Director of the United Front Department has warned the U.S. to...
The Georgia Senate recently passed a bill that would end no-excuse ballot voting in a bid to strengthen election integrity in the state.
Georgia Senate Approves Bill Aimed at Stopping ‘No-Excuse’ Absentee Votes
The Georgia Senate recently passed a bill that would end no-excuse ballot voting to strengthen election integrity in the state. The bill, SB 241, passed by a vote of 29-20 with Republican support, will now...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives updates about the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference on April 17, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale. A DeSantis Executive Order eliminated all fines from COVID-19 lockdown measure enforcement by county and city government officials.
State of Florida Cracks Down on Beijing’s ‘Economic Infiltration’
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a focused effort to crack down on what he calls “meticulous and deliberate” Chinese Communist Party (CCP) economic infiltration in his state during a press conference on Monday, March 1....
Canada recently led 57 nations to issue a condemnation of communist China and other regimes that have imprisoned foreigners as part of a hostage diplomacy strategy.
Communist China Cries Foul as Canada Exposes Hostage Diplomacy
Canada recently led 57 nations to officially condemn communist China and other regimes that have imprisoned foreigners as part of a hostage diplomacy strategy. The declaration does not name any specific country, a Canadian official...
North Korea is apparently set to receive 2 million coronavirus vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) under the agency’s COVAX program, which is aimed at helping underprivileged nations access vaccines.
North Korea Will Receive Millions of COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Reporting ‘Zero’ Infections
North Korea is set to receive 2 million coronavirus vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) under the agency’s COVAX program to help underprivileged nations access vaccines. However, Pyongyang has consistently claimed to have no...