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Dennis Rodman: Kim Jong Un Wants President Obama to ‘Call Him’

Dennis Rodman: Kim Jong Un Wants President Obama to ‘Call Him’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — In his first interview since returning to the U.S. from an unprecedented visit to North Korea last week, former NBA star Dennis Rodman said he bears a message for President Obama from the country’s oppressive leader, Kim Jon…

Dennis Rodman Won’t Be Debriefed by State After Meeting Kim Jong Un

Dennis Rodman Won’t Be Debriefed by State After Meeting Kim Jong Un

KNS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Basketball bad boy Dennis Rodman may be the only American to have hugged, drank and laughed with North Korea’s bad boy Kim Jong Un, but the U.S. State Department said Friday it has no plans to debrief Rodman for any pe…

Dennis Rodman Is First American to Meet with Kim Jong Un

Dennis Rodman Is First American to Meet with Kim Jong Un

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — When Google CEO Eric Schmidt and New Mexico governor Bill Richardson visited North Korea last month, they did not get an audience with leader Kim Jong Un.Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, on the other han…

US Still Assessing Whether N.Korea Test Was Nuclear, Claims Panetta

US Still Assessing Whether N.Korea Test Was Nuclear, Claims Panetta

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — At what he called his final Pentagon press conference Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. is still trying to determine if the North Korean test early Tuesday morning was really nuclear. North Ko…

UN Security Council Unanimously Condemns North Korean Nuclear Test

UN Security Council Unanimously Condemns North Korean Nuclear Test

KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In a rare show of unanimity, the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday issued a strong statement against North Korea’s detonation of an underground nuclear device, thus setting the stage for yet another r…

North Korea Nuclear Test ‘Highly Provocative,’ Obama Says

North Korea Nuclear Test ‘Highly Provocative,’ Obama Says

KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama called North Korea’s latest nuclear test “a highly provocative act” that undermines regional stability and threatens international peace.North Korea announced earlier on Tuesday that it succe…

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — A large tremor measured at magnitude 4.9 was detected by the U.S. Geological Survey in North Korea, and governments in the region are trying to determine whether it was a nuclear test that the North Korean regime…

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — A large tremor measured at magnitude 4.9 was detected by the U.S. Geological Survey in North Korea, and governments in the region are trying to determine whether it was a nuclear test that the North Korean regime…

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

North Korea Tremor Arouses Suspicion of Nuclear Test

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — A large tremor measured at magnitude 4.9 was detected by the U.S. Geological Survey in North Korea, and governments in the region are trying to determine whether it was a nuclear test that the North Korean regime…

Scientists Doubt Rogue Nations’ Missiles Can Hit US

Scientists Doubt Rogue Nations’ Missiles Can Hit US

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With North Korea reportedly preparing to conduct perhaps as many as two illicit nuclear tests, South Korea is on full military alert while the U.S. scrambles for a response.This is happening on top of a recent…

South Korea Warns North Korea to Cancel Nuclear Test

South Korea Warns North Korea to Cancel Nuclear Test

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea is not going to take another nuclear test by North Korea lightly.South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday warned of “very grave consequences” if Pyongyang conducts another nuclear…

Detailed Maps of North Korea Now on Google Maps

Detailed Maps of North Korea Now on Google Maps

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — The world’s most reclusive country is officially on the map — at least on Google Maps. The tech giant unveiled its most detailed view of North Korean streets on Tuesday, offering a rare glimpse into the hermit kingdom….

Google Earth Used to Spot North Korean Labor Camp

Google Earth Used to Spot North Korean Labor Camp

One Free Korea/Google Earth(WASHINGTON) — North Korea appears to be both a threat and an enigma. In recent days, it has boasted that its ballistic missiles are a threat to the United States, but hard information is difficult to get from that very clos…

North Korea Warns of Action Against South Korea over UN Sanctions

North Korea Warns of Action Against South Korea over UN Sanctions

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea is warning South Koreans there will be “strong physical counter-measures” taken if South Korea participates in the tougher sanctions recently passed by the United Nations. The threat…

Latest North Korean Diatribe Worrisome to US

Latest North Korean Diatribe Worrisome to US

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House is taking the latest threat from North Korea more seriously than previous statements from Pyongyang due to last year’s successful long-range missile test.On Thursday, the North Korean Nationa…

North Korea Vows More Nuclear Tests Targeting US

North Korea Vows More Nuclear Tests Targeting US

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(BEIJING) — In a bellicose statement singling out the United States as the “sworn enemy” of the Korean people, North Korea on Thursday announced plans for a third nuclear test and continued rocket launches.The move is seen…

Google’s Executive Chairman in North Korea on Private Mission

Google’s Executive Chairman in North Korea on Private Mission

Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt arrived in North Korea on Monday with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as part of a private, humanitarian mission.The two are looking to negotiate …

North Korea’s Latest Guessing Game: Did First Lady Have a Baby?

North Korea’s Latest Guessing Game: Did First Lady Have a Baby?

KNS/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Experts on North Korea have long studied photos of the country’s leaders trying to interpret the significance in the slightest change of body language, pose or position of hierarchy.That intense scrutin…

In New Year’s Speech, North Korean Leader Pushes for Unity, Peace

In New Year’s Speech, North Korean Leader Pushes for Unity, Peace

Ed Jones/AFP/GettyImages(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — The new year came with all the fanfare that North Koreans have come to expect, but in a rare speech, the country’s young leader had a dramatically different message from what he had said before….

North Korea Says It Has Detained an American Citizen

North Korea Says It Has Detained an American Citizen

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — An American citizen has been detained for seven weeks in North Korea for “hostile crimes against the republic.”North Korea’s Central News Agency reported on Friday that Pae Jun Ho entered …

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