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North Korea Bans Fun

Life in North Korea must be pretty bleak, provided you're not one of the rich people that'd been cozying up to the Kim family for the past 50-60 years. Now it's probably going to get worse, because King Bowl Cut has reportedly banned some of the fun things in life, including drinking, singing, and mother's day celebrations of all things. Read More >>

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US Bans Travel to North Korea Starting Next Month According to News Leaked on Twitter

The US will reportedly ban Americans from travelling to North Korea starting in late August. The formal announcement of the ban isn’t scheduled for next week, but news of the decision just leaked on Twitter. Welcome to the 21st century, I guess. Read More >>

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That Viral Photo of Putin is Totally Fake

Have you seen this viral photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin? It shows the authoritarian leader in the middle of an intense discussion between other world leaders at the G-20. But it’s completely fake. And the fakery has even inspired a meme. Read More >>

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New York Times Falls For That Fake North Korea Twitter Account

North Korea launched its first ICBM the other day, putting the world on the brink of nuclear war. But in the rush to get news printed, some journalists were a bit sloppy. The New York Times mistook a tweet from the North Korea parody account DPRK_News as real. And this isn’t the first time news outlets have been suckered by “news” from this Twitter account. Read More >>

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North Korea Releases Video of Latest Successful Missile Test

North Korean state media just released a video showing the country’s latest missile test, the first successful test in some time. The intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) has been identified as the Hwasong-12, a new name given to the missile by North Korea. The missile was first put on display during a military parade on April 15, 2017. Read More >>

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North Korea Thinks the CIA Hired a ‘Lumberjack’ to Assassinate Kim Jong Un With Nano Weapons

The North Korean government is famous for coming up with some peculiar theories. But have you heard the one about how the CIA and South Korea’s intelligence agency paid a “lumberjack” $20,000 to kill Kim Jong Un and his cronies with “radioactive” and “nano poisonous” substances? It’s a doozy. Read More >>

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Trump Weirdly Empathises With Kim Jong-un, Who Also Inherited His Dictatorship at 27-Years-Old

Reuters has a new interview with Donald Trump that has its fair share of terrifying moments. Like when Trump says that he misses his old life and thought that being president “would be easier.” Or when Trump says that a “major, major” conflict with North Korea is possible. But the most jarring moment might be when he empathises with Kim Jong-un. Read More >>

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Wait, Does Donald Trump Know the Leader of North Korea’s Name?

The United States stands on the brink of war with North Korea. As Vice President Pence said yesterday, the “era of strategic patience is over.” But it’s becoming increasingly clear that President Trump might not know the name of North Korea’s leader. Seriously. Read More >>

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Did North Korea Show Off Its Ability to Make a Hydrogen Bomb With an Online Ad?

These are weird times we live in and it’s tough to keep our heads on straight. An unnerving news cycle is building up around North Korea’s aggressive demonstrations of its military power. Today, the New York Times reported that the economically hobbled dictatorship may have accidentally shown off its capability to convert an atom bomb into a hydrogen bomb with an online advertisement for Lithium 6. Read More >>

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Kim Jong Un Gets New Mean Nickname After Chinese Censors Block Fat Jokes

An attempt at silencing critics of North Korea instead showcased the adaptability of written Chinese when internet users in China found a clever workaround for a banned nickname for Kim Jong Un. Read More >>

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North Korea Has Declared War on the US for ‘Declaring War’ on North Korea

Bad news 2016 continues. The people in charge of the mystery world that is North Korea have reportedly described the US’ decision to add Kim Jong-Un’s name to a sanctions blacklist as a “declaration of war”. Read More >>

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North Korea Just Conducted its Most Successful Mid-Range Missile Launch Yet

Kim Jong-un has once again reminded everyone that he’s more than just a big toddler with an ahead-of-his-time haircut by reportedly launching a pair of mid-range ballistic missiles off North Korea’s eastern coast. Read More >>

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Is this Kim Jong-Un Hanging With North Korea’s Nuke?

The picture above is making the world outside North Korea very uncomfortable indeed. Though it could be a cross between the scary, spinning thing from the X-Files intro and the official Euro 2004 football, experts say the device in front of Kim Jong-un looks like a genuine compact nuclear warhead. Read More >>

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Kim Jong-un Readies Nuclear Weapons for Pre-Emptive Strike

North Korean nutter demigod Kim Jong-un has reacted to the UN’s tough stance on nuclear by preparing for all-out nuclear war. He’s reportedly ordered North Korea's nuclear arsenal to be ready for pre-emptive use ‘anytime’, and though nobody outside of the country is entirely sure what sort of weaponry North Korea has at its disposal, everyone’s terrified of the unhinged, gerbil-faced leader and therefore taking his threats very seriously indeed. Read More >>

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North Korea Terrifies the World With Successful Thermonuclear Bomb Test Claims

North Korea this morning announced that it had conducted a successful Hydrogen bomb test, which is set to trigger global repercussions. Though the claims are as yet unconfirmed, a blast -- earlier believed to have been a 5.1 magnitude earthquake -- was registered near the North Korean city of Sungjibaegam earlier today. Read More >>