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October 15, 2018 9:40 PM Macron wades into North Korea row

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has condemned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, insisting Pyongyang must show proof of nuclear dismantlement or Paris will refuse to help denuclearisation efforts as tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula. Mr Macron vowed to help North Korea achieve complete denuclearisation, assisting the United States and South Korea 8

October 8, 2018 3:49 AM Kim Jong-un holds ‘PRODUCTIVE and WONDERFUL talks’ with Mike Pompeo as relations thaw

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-un held “productive and wonderful talks” with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to state-run media. Kim and Mr Pompeo agreed to arrange another summit between the Korean leader and US President Donald Trump “as soon as possible”. The two officials also discussed the possibility of the US monitoring Pyongyang’s 6

October 6, 2018 11:01 PM Interpol boss RESIGNS two weeks after DISAPPEARING in China

THE BOSS of Interpol has resigned as head of the international police force nearly two weeks after his mysterious disappearance during a trip to China. Meng Hongwei was reported missing on Friday after leaving France, where Interpol is based, last month. His family last heard from him on September 25 and his whereabouts have been a mystery ever since 4

October 4, 2018 12:14 PM Kim Jong-un FAVOURITE to win Nobel Peace Prize

KIM Jong-un and South Korea President Moon Jae-in are the odds-on favourites to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year, according to leading bookmaker Coral after a flurry of bets in the last 24 hours. The North Korean leader and Moon are the odds-on favourites at 4-6 to share the prize, after Coral was flooded with bets on the Korean leaders. US President 7

September 8, 2018 3:29 AM Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89

Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Former Associated Press photojournalist Kim Chonkil, whose images captured South Korea's turbulent transition from dictatorship to democracy, has died. He was 89. Kim's son, Kim Kuchul, said he died in New York on Thursday after suffering from kidney and respiratory problems 14

September 8, 2018 1:25 AM French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary

French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - French actor Gerard Depardieu has arrived in the North Korean capital ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the socialist state. Depardieu was filmed by reporters in the lobby of a Pyongyang hotel on Friday. He refused to talk to journalists 10

August 28, 2018 2:36 PM BTS Smash Taylor Swift’s Record For Biggest YouTube Debut Of All Time With 'IDOL'

The BTS domination continues as the South Korean group’s latest music video for ’IDOL’ just obliterated Taylor Swift’s YouTube record. The video, released last Friday now claims the biggest YouTube 24 hour debut of all time, having gained 45 million views. This surpasses Swift's music video for ‘Look What You Made Me Do’, which scored 43.2 million views 51

August 24, 2018 8:38 PM Donald Trump CANCELS North Korea summit over ‘INSUFFICIENT’ progress

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has abruptly cancelled his top diplomat's planned trip to North Korea, publicly acknowledging for the first time that his effort to get Kim Jong-un to denuclearize had stalled. On Friday, Mr Trump partly blamed China for his insufficient progress with North Korea and suggested that talks with Pyongyang, led so far by Secretary 14

August 22, 2018 10:31 AM Autistic South Korean man DIES after drinking out of dehumidifier

Autistic man, 31, who drank the contents of his dehumidifier DIED of multiple organ failure A South Korean man died after drinking the contents of the dehumidifier in his home. The anonymous man endured multiple organ failure after swallowing around 300ml of liquid straight from the gadget. It contained 300g of calcium chloride - salt crystals that collect 18

July 2, 2018 10:10 AM Does this satellite image of a North Korean plant prove that Kim lied to Trump over its nuclear disarmament promise?

North Korea has secretly stepped up its nuclear weapons programme, despite a promise to disarm, according to US intelligence sources. The claim makes a nonsense of Donald Trump’s statement last month, shortly after his summit with dictator Kim Jong Un, that ‘there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea’. Satellite imagery appears to show ongoing 15