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Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card
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Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card

Aug 20th 2018, 9:53 AM 9,092 Views 9 Comments

A Sergio Garcia meltdown was good news for the Waterford man.

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91
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South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Apr 17th 2018, 10:29 AM 32,681 Views 15 Comments

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy'
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Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,554 Views 63 Comments

Yes, North Korea is a bad regime but this doesn’t mean that bombing it is the solution, writes Julien Mercille.

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder
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Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder

Mar 4th 2017, 5:55 PM 8,283 Views 7 Comments

He is expected to leave Malaysia within 48 hours.

Believe it or not, North Korea is holding an election today
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Believe it or not, North Korea is holding an election today

Jul 19th 2015, 6:30 PM 22,806 Views 40 Comments

Bookmakers aren’t taking bets on the outcome.

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.
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It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.

Mar 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 17,032 Views 60 Comments

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

Dennis Rodman 'checks into alcohol rehab'
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Dennis Rodman 'checks into alcohol rehab'

Jan 19th 2014, 5:09 PM 19,589 Views 35 Comments

US media reports say that his drinking “escalated”.

How a shy boy from North Korea became the world's scariest dictator* From TheJournal.ie

How a shy boy from North Korea became the world's scariest dictator*

Apr 13th 2013, 10:30 AM 30,262 Views 89 Comments

*right now

North Korea deploys missiles, says 'moment of explosion is approaching fast'
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North Korea deploys missiles, says 'moment of explosion is approaching fast'

Apr 4th 2013, 8:31 AM 18,833 Views 151 Comments

North Korea has moved missiles to its east coast that are capable of hitting targets in Guam, South Korea and Japan.

Kim Jong-Un calls for Korean reunification in rare TV address
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Kim Jong-Un calls for Korean reunification in rare TV address

Jan 1st 2013, 1:44 PM 12,148 Views 33 Comments

North Korea’s Supreme Leader also called for a “radical turnabout” in his struggling country’s economy.

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
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First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,887 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

North Korean leader's wife 'appears pregnant'
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North Korean leader's wife 'appears pregnant'

Dec 17th 2012, 2:00 PM 15,861 Views 43 Comments

Kim Jong-un’s wife sighting on state television fuels expectation of an addition to the Kim dynasty.

North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report
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North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report

Dec 11th 2012, 9:25 AM 5,815 Views 27 Comments

According to analysis of the latest satellite imagery, the entire three-stage Unha-3 carrier has been removed to a nearby assembly facility.

North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month
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North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month

Dec 1st 2012, 10:22 AM 2,658 Views 16 Comments

The long-range rocket test will coincide with elections in South Korea, and the anniversary of Kim Jong-Il’s death.

North Korean parliament holds rare second session
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North Korean parliament holds rare second session

Sep 25th 2012, 8:42 AM 4,545 Views 4 Comments

It is highly unusual for the parliament of the secretive Asian state to meet twice in one year.

North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef
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North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef

Aug 4th 2012, 11:15 AM 4,506 Views 14 Comments

The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.

Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh dance for North Korea leader
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Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh dance for North Korea leader

Jul 8th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,777 Views 20 Comments

This appears to be the first time Disney characters have been included in a major performance…

London council apologises for ordering staff to address head as 'Dear Leader' - North Korea style
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London council apologises for ordering staff to address head as 'Dear Leader' - North Korea style

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:54 AM 4,873 Views 17 Comments

The councillor in question says she had no knowledge of the request – and is happy to be called ‘Sarah’.

Photo: North Korea's big show visible from space
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Photo: North Korea's big show visible from space

Apr 26th 2012, 8:24 PM 7,446 Views 9 Comments

North Korea’s national celebration of the 100th birthday of national founder Kim Il Sung was big enough to be visible from space.

Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?
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Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?

Apr 23rd 2012, 2:41 PM 5,392 Views 10 Comments

New North Korean leader signals economic reform in his public address.

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader
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Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader

Apr 15th 2012, 3:58 PM 3,993 Views 11 Comments

At the culmination of two weeks of celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, North Korea’s new leader made his first public speech since stepping into power last December.

In pictures: Daily life in North Korea
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In pictures: Daily life in North Korea

Apr 14th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,606 Views 15 Comments

It’s one of the most secretive nations in the world but this week, North Korea allowed journalists in to the country to witness its rocket test. Here’s what they saw.

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders
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GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders

Apr 13th 2012, 7:17 PM 4,409 Views 19 Comments

The statues of Kim Jong-Il and his father, Kim Il-Sung, are unveiled to mark the latter’s 100th birthday this weekend.

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests
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North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests

Feb 29th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,005 Views 10 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen escorted from Oscars red carpet after Kim Jong Il stunt
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Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen escorted from Oscars red carpet after Kim Jong Il stunt

Feb 27th 2012, 11:54 AM 8,749 Views 28 Comments

That spilled ashes stunt didn’t go down well with security…

In pictures: North Korea's military parade in honour of Kim Jong Il
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In pictures: North Korea's military parade in honour of Kim Jong Il

Feb 16th 2012, 8:49 PM 3,517 Views 10 Comments

Commemorative events and a major military parade were held on what would have been the late leader’s 70th birthday.

North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's birthday
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North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's birthday

Feb 14th 2012, 12:10 PM 1,838 Views 5 Comments

The week of what would have been King Jong Il’s 70th birthday was marked in North Korea with the unveiling of a bronze statue in Pyongyang today.

Son says Kim Jong Il 'was opposed' to family succession
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Son says Kim Jong Il 'was opposed' to family succession

Jan 24th 2012, 2:39 PM 2,899 Views 10 Comments

Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of Kim Jong Il, says his father was reluctant to have a third generation of his family become leader.

North Korea will fail, says Kim Jong-il's OTHER son
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North Korea will fail, says Kim Jong-il's OTHER son

Jan 17th 2012, 7:03 PM 7,346 Views 21 Comments

No, not the son who was recently appointed Great Leader – the one who was exiled after trying to sneak into Disneyland.

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea
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Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea

Jan 16th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,065 Views 2 Comments

The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.

Embalmed body of Kim Jong Il to go on permanent display
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Embalmed body of Kim Jong Il to go on permanent display

Jan 12th 2012, 9:17 AM 4,069 Views 14 Comments

The body will be preserved by North Korean embalmers, rather than the Russian experts used previously, according to reports.

North Korea announces prisoner amnesty to mark late leaders' birthdays
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North Korea announces prisoner amnesty to mark late leaders' birthdays

Jan 10th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,618 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, North Korea’s ally China has been holding its first summit with South Korea since Kim Jong Il passed away.

North Korean TV shows young Kim threatening war in 2009
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North Korean TV shows young Kim threatening war in 2009

Jan 8th 2012, 12:45 PM 4,903 Views 16 Comments

A documentary aired on North Korean state TV was aimed at showing that the country’s new leader was being prepared to take power long before the death of his father, Kim Jong Il, last month.

South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North
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South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:03 PM 1,163 Views 5 Comments

President Lee Myung-bak says the transition of power in North Korea may offer the chance for peace on the peninsula.

North Korea’s New Year message: Defend Kim Jong Un unto death
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North Korea’s New Year message: Defend Kim Jong Un unto death

Jan 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 3,677 Views 18 Comments

North Korea gave its new year message today, telling citizens that it will be a year “when an era of prosperity is unfolding”. It told people to act as human shields, defending Kim Jong Un unto death.

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day
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Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day

Dec 30th 2011, 6:06 PM 19,392 Views 56 Comments

Why is this man at Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators
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Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,773 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

As 'Great Leader' anointed North Korea says stance will not soften
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As 'Great Leader' anointed North Korea says stance will not soften

Dec 30th 2011, 7:18 AM 2,191 Views 6 Comments

North Korea’s powerful National Defense Commission said that the country would never deal with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader
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North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader

Dec 29th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,724 Views 17 Comments

Kim Jong Un, only in his 20s, takes on the role of his father as he was formally declared Supreme Leader at a memorial service for Kim Jong Il on Pyongyang earlier today.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Dec 28th 2011, 7:50 PM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.

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