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From The42 Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card Alive At 125

Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card

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

From TheJournal.ie South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91 Choi Eun Hee

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy' US-NORTH KOREAN RELATIONS

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder Get Out

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder

He is expected to leave Malaysia within 48 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Believe it or not, North Korea is holding an election today Anyone's Guess

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

Bookmakers aren’t taking bets on the outcome.

From TheJournal.ie It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'. One Man One Vote

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman 'checks into alcohol rehab' Rehab

Dennis Rodman 'checks into alcohol rehab'

US media reports say that his drinking “escalated”.

From TheJournal.ie How a shy boy from North Korea became the world's scariest dictator*
From TheJournal.ie North Korea deploys missiles, says 'moment of explosion is approaching fast' North Korea

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-Un calls for Korean reunification in rare TV address North Korea

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

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

From TheJournal.ie First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean leader's wife 'appears pregnant' Little 'un

North Korean leader's wife 'appears pregnant'

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report North Korea

North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month North Korea

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

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korean parliament holds rare second session North Korea

North Korean parliament holds rare second session

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef Kim Jong-un

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh dance for North Korea leader Bare Necessities

Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh dance for North Korea leader

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Photo: North Korea's big show visible from space North Korea

Photo: North Korea's big show visible from space

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

From TheJournal.ie Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message? North Korea

Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?

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

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader North Korea This post contains images

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader

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.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Daily life in North Korea North Korea This post contains images

In pictures: Daily life in North Korea

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.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders North Korea This post contains images

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests North Korea

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests

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 Oscars This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: North Korea's military parade in honour of Kim Jong Il North Korea This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's birthday North Korea This post contains images

North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's birthday

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.

From TheJournal.ie Son says Kim Jong Il 'was opposed' to family succession North Korea

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will fail, says Kim Jong-il's OTHER son Sibling Rivalry

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea AP In NK

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea

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

From TheJournal.ie Embalmed body of Kim Jong Il to go on permanent display Embalmed

Embalmed body of Kim Jong Il to go on permanent display

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea announces prisoner amnesty to mark late leaders' birthdays Happy Birthday

North Korea announces prisoner amnesty to mark late leaders' birthdays

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korean TV shows young Kim threatening war in 2009 North Korea This post contains images

North Korean TV shows young Kim threatening war in 2009

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.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North Korea

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

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea’s New Year message: Defend Kim Jong Un unto death North Korea

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day Big Man

Giant North Korean Mourner Of The Day

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

From TheJournal.ie Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators Review 2011

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

And who might be under threat in 2012…

From TheJournal.ie As 'Great Leader' anointed North Korea says stance will not soften North Korea

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

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea: Kim Jong Il's son and successor declared Supreme Leader North Korea This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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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