Pyongyang says Thae Yong-ho embezzled state funds, raped a minor and spied for South Korea in exchange for money.
- 17 August, 2016 Top North Korean diplomat in UK defects to South Korea Thae Yong Ho is the most senior North Korean diplomat to defect to the south.
- 7 March, 2016 North Korea threatens 'nuclear strike' As the US and South Korea start their largest ever military exercises, Pyongyang warns of an "all-out offensive".Powered by WPeMatico
- 3 March, 2016 North Korea fires 'projectiles' after new UN sanctions South Korea says Pyongyang launches several short-range projectiles hours after Security Council resolution is passed.Powered by WPeMatico
- 16 March, 2015 U.N. expert to probe conditions of North Korean workers abroad By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights investigator for North Korea said on Monday that he would probe allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, mainly in China, Russia and the Middle East. Marzuki Darusman, U.N. […]
- 13 May, 2017 Berlin backpackers in a bind: To fund Pyongyang or not? It's an unusual dilemma that tourists in Berlin have to grapple with -- will getting into a hostel bunk bed help finance North Korea's nuclear ambitions? Backpackers staying at the Cityhostel found themselves struggling with precisely this question af...