Mail.com: Kim Il Sung https://www.mail.com/people/28606-kim-il-sung.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Kim Il Sung https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/people/28606-kim-il-sung.html North Korea has a long history of odd accusations https://www.mail.com/news/world/5170108-north-korea-long-history-odd-accusations.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A turncoat assassin sent to North Korea armed with "nano poison" to kill leader Kim Jong Un? It's only the latest in a string of odd, as-yet-unproven accusations over the years that a proud, highly sensitive North Korea has leveled at its U.S and South Korean rivals. From alleged South Korean plots to kidnap No... Sat, 06 May 2017 03:40:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5170108-north-korea-long-history-odd-accusations.html 2017-05-06T03:40:00Z The Latest: Trump says China putting pressure on North Korea https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153940-latest-trump-china-putting-pressure-north-korea.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile (all times local): 8:38 a.m. Sunday President Donald Trump says he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs. In an interview with CBS' "Face the Nation," Trump say... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153940-latest-trump-china-putting-pressure-north-korea.html 2017-04-29T23:43:00Z The Latest: Tokyo subway temporarily closed over N. Korea https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153060-latest-tokyo-subway-temporarily-closed-n-korea.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 1:05 p.m. One of Tokyo's major subways systems says it shut down all lines for 10 minutes early Saturday after receiving warning of a North Korean missile launch. Tokyo Metro official Hiroshi Takizawa says the tempora... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153060-latest-tokyo-subway-temporarily-closed-n-korea.html 2017-04-29T04:01:00Z Timeline: President Trump vs. North Korea https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153604-timeline-president-trump-vs-north-korea.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch Saturday is the latest development in an ongoing game of brinkmanship this year with President Donald Trump's new U.S. administration. A look at key moments this year: Jan. 1: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says in a New Year's address that North Korean preparations for launching an intercontinental... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5153604-timeline-president-trump-vs-north-korea.html 2017-04-29T03:47:00Z US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5141364-us-sets-up-missile-defense-s-korea-north-power.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to counter the North. South Korea's trumpeting of progress in setting up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, comes as high-powered U.S. ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5141364-us-sets-up-missile-defense-s-korea-north-power.html 2017-04-26T14:22:00Z N. Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5141624-n-korea-watchers-why-armys-big-day-taken-backseat.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The North Korean capital's broad, clean avenues were, by the authoritarian nation's usually over-the-top celebratory standards, fairly subdued ahead of Tuesday's 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army. For years, the army celebration rivaled the April 15th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's late found... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5141624-n-korea-watchers-why-armys-big-day-taken-backseat.html 2017-04-25T15:45:00Z The Latest: Chinese media warn N. Korea against nuke test https://www.mail.com/news/world/5141098-latest-chinese-media-warn-n-korea-nuke-test.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 1:05 p.m. A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper is warning North Korea against conducting another nuclear test, saying that would likely propel events past the "point of no return." In an editorial Tuesday, the Global ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:35:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5141098-latest-chinese-media-warn-n-korea-nuke-test.html 2017-04-25T04:35:00Z North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5141172-north-korea-quiet-amid-expectation-missile-follow.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military. Although a major event around the anniversary was viewed as possible, the morning came and went without any nuclear te... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5141172-north-korea-quiet-amid-expectation-missile-follow.html 2017-04-25T03:22:00Z South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5138084-south-korea-allies-brace-north-korea-follow-up.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time. North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying its military capability. It so... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:14:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5138084-south-korea-allies-brace-north-korea-follow-up.html 2017-04-24T09:14:00Z China defends N. Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5124068-china-defends-n-korea-trade-trucks-haul-missiles.html BEIJING (AP) — China defended its trade practices on Tuesday after Chinese-made vehicles were seen towing ballistic missiles during a North Korea military parade despite international sanctions against selling military hardware to Pyongyang. Saturday's parade honoring North Korea's country's founder, Kim Il Sung, came amid heightened tensions over the cou... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5124068-china-defends-n-korea-trade-trucks-haul-missiles.html 2017-04-18T11:13:00Z Tensions spike over N. Korea, but Pyongyang barely notices https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5120988-tensions-spike-n-korea-pyongyang-barely-notices.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The clouds of war, it might seem, are gathering around the Korean Peninsula. The North Korean government flaunts an increasingly sophisticated arsenal of intercontinental missiles and launches a midrange version, which apparently fails seconds after takeoff. The U.S. moves an immense warship to the waters off the peninsula in a display of milita... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:39:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5120988-tensions-spike-n-korea-pyongyang-barely-notices.html 2017-04-17T13:39:00Z The Latest: Japan protests N. Korean missile test attempt https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119796-latest-japan-protests-n-korean-missile-test-attemp.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the failed launch of a North Korean missile from the country's east coast (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The Japanese government says it has protested to North Korea over its latest attempted missile launch, but that the failed firing had no security impact on Japan. Japan's Forei... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119796-latest-japan-protests-n-korean-missile-test-attemp.html 2017-04-16T12:53:00Z North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5119696-north-korean-medium-range-missile-test-fails-us.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean medium-range missile exploded seconds after it was launched on Sunday, U.S. officials said, a high-profile failure that came hours before the U.S. vice president arrived in South Korea, and as an American aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. The U.S. had good intelligence both b... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 10:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5119696-north-korean-medium-range-missile-test-fails-us.html 2017-04-16T10:06:00Z US: North Korean test missile explodes on launch https://www.mail.com/news/world/5119368-us-north-korean-test-missile-explodes-launch.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. It wasn't immediately clear what kind of missile was test-fired from the east coast city of Sinpo. But the failu... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 04:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5119368-us-north-korean-test-missile-explodes-launch.html 2017-04-16T04:26:00Z The Latest: Trump mum about failed N. Korea missile launch https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119444-latest-trump-mum-failed-n-korea-missile-launch.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the failed launch of a North Korean missile Sunday from the country's east coast (all times local): 9:44 a.m. President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch of a North Korean missile from the country's east coast. In a statement, Defense Secretary ... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119444-latest-trump-mum-failed-n-korea-missile-launch.html 2017-04-16T00:59:00Z North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5118270-north-korea-flaunts-long-range-missiles-birthday-p.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on Saturday, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising regional tensions. Kim did not speak during the annual parade, which cel... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 20:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5118270-north-korea-flaunts-long-range-missiles-birthday-p.html 2017-04-15T20:03:00Z The tone of tensions: Korean voices, North and South https://www.mail.com/news/world/5118474-tone-tensions-korean-voices-north-south.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — While the world watched the latest round of saber-rattling between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea staged a massive rally and military parade Saturday to mark the 105th anniversary of its national founder, Kim Il Sung. There weren't any nuclear tests or ballistic missile launches to mark the day. But concerns the rising tensions could lead... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 14:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5118474-tone-tensions-korean-voices-north-south.html 2017-04-15T14:42:00Z North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5116626-north-korea-rolls-missiles-weaponry-parade.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles Saturday in a massive military display in central Pyongyang, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising tensions across the region. Kim did not speak during the annual parade, whi... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:27:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5116626-north-korea-rolls-missiles-weaponry-parade.html 2017-04-15T08:27:00Z Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea https://www.mail.com/news/world/5115802-pence-to-open-asian-trip-amid-tensions-with-north.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is opening his trip to the Asia-Pacific region amid increasing tensions in North Korea over the regime's nuclear and missile programs. Pence is set to arrive Sunday in South Korea as President Donald Trump vows that Kim Jong Un's government is a "problem" that will be "taken care of." The vice... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5115802-pence-to-open-asian-trip-amid-tensions-with-north.html 2017-04-14T07:45:00Z N. Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle' https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5113646-n-korean-official-blames-trump-regions-vicious-cyc.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's vice foreign minister on Friday blamed President Donald Trump for building up a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, saying that his "aggressive" tweets were "making trouble." In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Pyongyang, Vice Minister Han Song Ryol also warned the U.S. agains... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 04:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5113646-n-korean-official-blames-trump-regions-vicious-cyc.html 2017-04-14T04:42:00Z US show of force to North Korea also could show US weakness https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5110042-us-force-to-north-korea-us-weakness.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to send an aircraft carrier to waters off the Korean Peninsula is meant as a show of force, but it also could expose American weakness. If North Korea goes ahead with a ballistic missile or nuclear test and the U.S. does nothing in response, America's deterrence will appear diminished. ... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5110042-us-force-to-north-korea-us-weakness.html 2017-04-12T14:23:00Z North Korea decries US carrier dispatch as parliament meets https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5109208-north-korea-decries-us-carrier-dispatch-parliament.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's parliament convened Tuesday amid heightened tensions on the divided peninsula, with the United States and South Korea conducting their biggest-ever military exercises and the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier heading to the area in a show of American strength. North Korea vowed a tough response to any military mo... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5109208-north-korea-decries-us-carrier-dispatch-parliament.html 2017-04-12T06:10:00Z North Korea's parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center https://www.mail.com/news/world/5108628-north-koreas-parliament-meets-with-kim-jong-un-cen.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's parliament convened on Tuesday, with the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, taking the center seat. The parliament meeting comes amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, with the United States and South Korea conducting their biggest-ever military exercises and the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier heading to the area in a show... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 18:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5108628-north-koreas-parliament-meets-with-kim-jong-un-cen.html 2017-04-11T18:07:00Z Pyongyang luxury hotel gets more modern, less Soviet, style https://www.mail.com/news/world/5107198-pyongyang-luxury-hotel-modern-soviet-style.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's most famous luxury hotel has reopened after renovations that modernized its 1980s, vaguely Soviet, style. The Koryo is one of Pyongyang's best-known and most visible landmarks, with its twin towers in the center of the capital. It was closed for several months while the first three floors were remodeled. The guest rooms weren't cha... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 04:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5107198-pyongyang-luxury-hotel-modern-soviet-style.html 2017-04-11T04:53:00Z Sports no path to peace as the 2 Koreas face off in soccer https://www.mail.com/sports/hockey/5098930-sports-path-to-peace-2-koreas-face-soccer.html PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — So you believe sports is a path to peace? If so, Pyongyang was the wrong place to be Friday, as the two Koreas — technically at war for nearly 70 years — faced off in a rare soccer match. On the field, Korean women fought to a 1-1 draw. But in the stands, more than 40,000 fans made clear the game didn't reflect a thaw in deep... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/hockey/5098930-sports-path-to-peace-2-koreas-face-soccer.html 2017-04-07T13:45:00Z US says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5092116-us-north-korean-missile-test-ended-fiery-crash.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile test ended in failure Wednesday when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery crash, a senior U.S. defense official said. The launch came shortly before U.S. President Donald Trump's first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this week, raising speculation that it might have been timed to ge... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:31:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5092116-us-north-korean-missile-test-ended-fiery-crash.html 2017-04-05T15:31:00Z N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting https://www.mail.com/news/world/5091124-n-korea-fires-ballistic-missile-ahead-trump-xi-mee.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a newly developed powerful ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week. The initial U.S.... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5091124-n-korea-fires-ballistic-missile-ahead-trump-xi-mee.html 2017-04-05T04:44:00Z Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's Park Geun-hye https://www.mail.com/news/world/5079114-timeline-rise-fall-south-koreas-park-geun-hye.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of office over a corruption scandal. Prosecutors accuse her ... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5079114-timeline-rise-fall-south-koreas-park-geun-hye.html 2017-03-31T01:42:00Z The strange life, and sudden death, of a North Korean exile https://www.mail.com/news/world/5000166-strange-life-sudden-death-north-korean-exile.html MACAU (AP) — The heavy-set man got out of a taxi one night last September and headed for the lobby bar of the swank Wynn Macau — a quiet place, where women are often in evening dresses and gamblers can relax with $300 Cuban cigars. He was dressed casually. There were no bodyguards, no flashy women. It wasn't what you'd expect of a man once tipped to be th... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5000166-strange-life-sudden-death-north-korean-exile.html 2017-03-01T06:51:00Z North Korea and its long history of using female spies https://www.mail.com/news/world/4972100-north-korea-long-history-using-female-spies.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean passenger plane that exploded off the coast of Southeast Asia. Army officers lured into sexual encounters. A secret agent spirited back to North Korea in a tiny submarine. North Korea has a long history of dispatching female spies on some of its most dangerous and deadly assignments. So the arrests of two women in ... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:38:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/4972100-north-korea-long-history-using-female-spies.html 2017-02-16T15:38:00Z