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Season 1.2 - The Tale of the Hermit Kingdom: Pt 1

Ep 2: The Tale of the Hermit Kingdom – Part 1

Part 1 regards the origins of North Korea and its Eternal President, along with his vision for the nation – glimpsed most clearly in the ideology of juche. noch 1.397 Wörter

Season 1

Congress gives Kim Jong Un new title of chairman after booting three BBC journalists for 'insulting' North Korea

PYONGYANG — North Korea’s ruling-party congress wrapped up its official agenda on Monday by announcing a new title for Kim Jong Un — party chairman — in a move that highlights how the authoritarian country’s first congress in 36 years was aimed at bolstering the young leader and ushering in a new era of leadership. noch 813 Wörter


Kim Jong-un says North Korea is a “responsible nuclear weapons state”

This weekend thousands of North Korean officials convened in Pyongyang to attend a rare Workers‘ Party Congress, the first in nearly four decades. The nation’s leader, Kim Jong-un, struck a diplomatic tone regarding the nation’s nuclear ambitions. noch 312 Wörter

The Anatomy of North Korean Propaganda

When booking the trip to North Korea, the one thing the tour company stresses is the itinerary frequently changes with no reason given. This was especially true for us when not one day actually matched the preset itinerary which only added to the feeling that you have lost control and independence. noch 1.948 Wörter


It's party time in North Korea: Seven things to know about the upcoming congress of the Workers' Party

North Korea will hold a congress of its ruling Workers‘ Party starting this Friday — the seventh time in the country’s history such an event has been held, but the first time since 1980. noch 1.461 Wörter



Some people make horrible decisions, others are just bad presidents, a few are bloodthirsty, many are extremists, a couple are warmongers, and all of these guys are a mix. noch 2.153 Wörter

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N. Korea FM offers to halt nuclear tests if U.S. suspends military exercises with S. Korea

According to the Yonhap News Agency, North Korea is ready to halt nuclear tests if the United States suspends military exercises with South Korea, Pyongyang’s Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong (who has currrently health problems) was quoted as saying in a rare interview Saturday. noch 298 Wörter