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North Korea test-fires two missiles, both fail: U.S | Reuters

Apr 29, 2016

North Korea test-fires two missiles, both fail: U.S | Reuters

.S. territory of Guam. It has never been successfully flight-tested.

A similar missile launched on the April 15 birthday anniversary of Kim's late grandfather, North Korea's founder

North Korea test-fires two intermediate-range missiles, both fail: South Korea | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

North Korea test-fires two intermediate-range missiles, both fail: South Korea | Reuters

missile launched on the April 15 birthday anniversary of Kim's late grandfather, the country's founder Kim Il Sung, exploded in what the U.S. Defense Department called a "fiery,
North Korea failed second mid-range ballistic missile test, says South Korea

Apr 28, 2016

North Korea failed second mid-range ballistic missile test, says South Korea

test a Musudan on 15 April 15 — the birthday of founding leader Kim Il-Sung — but the exercise ended in what the Pentagon described as "fiery, catastrophic" failure, with the missi
Ahead of rare North Korea Congress, money trumps Party for most | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

Ahead of rare North Korea Congress, money trumps Party for most | Reuters

the key to better jobs and status in North Korea, defectors said.

Obtaining a coveted place in the hierarchy often entailed shows of loyalty, such as cleaning the areas around stat

North Korea to open ruling Workers' Party congress on May 6 | Reuters

Apr 27, 2016

North Korea to open ruling Workers' Party congress on May 6 | Reuters

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The last Congress of the Workers' Party was held in 1980 under the rule of Kim's grandfather, Kim Il Sung, the state founder. K

North Korea reportedly readies another missile test launch | Reuters

Apr 26, 2016

North Korea reportedly readies another missile test launch | Reuters

that it launched and failed on Kim Il Sung's birthday on April 15," Yonhap quoted an unnamed government official as saying. Kim Il Sung is the North's founde
N.Korea reportedly readies another missile test launch | Reuters

Apr 26, 2016

N.Korea reportedly readies another missile test launch | Reuters

that it launched and failed on Kim Il Sung's birthday on April 15," Yonhap quoted an unnamed government official as saying. Kim Il Sung is the North's founde
Silent diplomacy: Three Nobel laureates to make a 'humanitarian' visit to North Korea

Apr 18, 2016

Silent diplomacy: Three Nobel laureates to make a 'humanitarian' visit to North Korea

three laureates from Norway, Britain and Israel, who won their Nobels for economics, medicine and chemistry, will give speeches and hold seminars with students at some of the North's elite schools, i
UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's test-firing of missile

Apr 16, 2016

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's test-firing of missile

alarming." "We once again call on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for restraint."The launch took place on the birthday of founding leader Kim Il-Sung.In Washington, a Pent
After missile failure, higher possibility of North Korea nuclear test | Reuters

Apr 16, 2016

After missile failure, higher possibility of North Korea nuclear test | Reuters

Kim Il Sung, the current leader's grandfather.

The U.S. Defense Department called the test of the road-mobile missile a "fiery, catastrophic" failure, while No