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Trump "just kicked a beehive” by canceling his date with Kim Jong Un

Trump "just kicked a beehive” by canceling his date with Kim Jong Un

“This timing is basically the worst thing you can do in diplomacy”
North Koreans are risking their lives to leak news to this website

North Koreans are risking their lives to leak news to this website

For most people in South Korea, life in North Korea is complete mystery. One news organization in Seoul is trying to fill in the blanks.
Did Kim Jong Un just show up in Beijing on a 21-car bulletproof train?

Did Kim Jong Un just show up in Beijing on a 21-car bulletproof train?

It would be his first time leaving North Korea since taking over for his father in 2011.
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 13

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 13

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Nobody can stop Trump from launching nukes — and it’s freaking senators out

Donald Trump could launch a nuclear weapon, and no one — not Congress, not the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, not the secretary of defense — could stop him. That unchecked presidential
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 13

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 13

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

North Korea kidnapped her 40 years ago. Her brother’s still looking.

TOKYO — In one way, President Donald Trump is following his last few predecessors’ playbook in Asia: He met with the families of Japanese citizens who’ve been kidnapped by North Korea. On Monday,

Trump tries to peddle U.S. weapons at Tokyo press conference

Donald Trump urged Japan Monday to counter the North Korean threat through remilitarization — with “a lot” of weapons bought directly from the United States. Declaring the era of strategic patience

Pyongyang says “gangster” Trump plotting “surprise” nuke attack

Pyongyang warmed up Thursday for Trump’s 12-day tour of Asia by accusing the U.S. of preparing to launch a “surprise nuclear strike” against the regime. The North Koreans were vexed by a slightly

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Trump bails on “cliché” trip to the DMZ

Donald Trump will not visit the DMZ, the heavily fortified border that divides North and South Korea, a White House official said Tuesday. Every president since Ronald Reagan has visited the divide, a
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Donald Trump finally said something negative about Russia

Donald Trump said Russia was “hurting” efforts to rein in North Korea Wednesday — a rare White House rebuke for the Kremlin. Speaking to Fox Business Network, the president said closer ties between
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Trump keeps insisting Tillerson not do his job with North Korea

Donald Trump’s Sunday tweet dismissing U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea left experts baffled and sparked speculation Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would resign. On Monday, the White House
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 02

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

North Korea: We will shoot down U.S. bombers not in our airspace

North Korea’s foreign minister warned Monday that Pyongyang had every right to shoot down U.S. bombers even if they don’t infringe North Korean airspace. The statement came just two days after the

One of the last American tourists to visit North Korea

As of Sept. 1, U.S. citizens can no longer travel to North Korea – indefinitely. This travel ban was passed by the Trump administration after the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was

We investigated the mysterious death of North Korea’s YouTube channels

Experts who study North Korea say that Google dealt them a “crippling blow” recently by shutting down two YouTube channels that broadcast the Hermit Kingdom’s propaganda, but a source inside the tech

Kim Jong Un is going “seriously capitalist”

For many young North Korean students, rehearsing for one of the country’s famously choreographed parades is almost a rite of passage. So when longtime North Korea aid worker Katharina Zellweger walked