North Korea

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Nuclear nightmare: reckless leaders push the world back to the brink | Simon Tisdall
It’s not just Putin or the refusal of the main powers to disarm. Irresponsible regimes in Israel and North Korea are also raising global nuclear tensions

Simon Tisdall

19, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Poisoned candy’: North Korean state media shuns food aid despite hunger crisis
South Korea warns that death from starvation appears to be rising in many of the North’s provinces

Guardian staff and agencies

22, Feb, 2023 @2:51 AM

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What Prince Andrew, a Ugandan general and Kim Jong-un have in common | Simon Tisdall
Dynasties distort open societies and should be resisted - yet succession has become an obsession for political families

Simon Tisdall

19, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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North Korea puts on biggest ICBM display yet, with Kim Jong-un’s daughter centre stage
Kim Ju-ae attends anniversary military parade and banquet at which Kim Jong-un praises ‘strongest army in the world’

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

09, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Japan and North Korea sound warning as deadly cold snap sweeps across Asia
Extreme weather kills at least one person in Japan and more than 100 in Afghanistan while parts of China hit record low temperatures

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Justin McCurry in Tokyo

25, Jan, 2023 @6:15 AM

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Kim Jong-un vows to ‘exponentially’ increase nuclear warhead production
North Korean leader marks New Year with fresh ballistic missile launch just hours into 2023

Justin McCurry in Osaka and agencies

01, Jan, 2023 @1:14 AM

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The Battle at Water Gate Bridge review – gung-ho Chinese war epic takes on Uncle Sam
With its wooden script and earnest tone, Tsui Hark’s government-sanctioned Chinese war epic may not win many hearts and minds

Peter Bradshaw

20, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Tensions simmer on Korean peninsula as North fires two ballistic missiles
Launches come days after Pyongyang said it tested a new ‘high-thrust’ motor as it seeks to advance its nuclear and missile programmes

Guardian staff and agencies

18, Dec, 2022 @3:25 AM

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Japan approves biggest military buildup since second world war amid China fears
US welcomes doubling of military spending but critics express unease over abandoning seven decades of pacifism

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

16, Dec, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Trump did not disclose $19.8m loan while president, documents show
The loan from Daewoo, a company with ties to North Korea, and should have been on public financial disclosure reports

Maya Yang

05, Dec, 2022 @10:15 PM

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Kim Jong-un daughter inspects another ICBM as leader hails North Korea’s nuclear power
Kim is joined by young daughter on inspection of his forces, increasing speculation that he is paving way for next generation of Kim dynasty

Staff and agencies

27, Nov, 2022 @5:38 AM

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Symbolism or succession clues? Debut of Kim Jong-un’s daughter sparks speculation over North Korea’s future
Reveal of Ju Ae raises questions over whether Kim, who is in his 30s and has battled poor health, is starting to think about his successor

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

23, Nov, 2022 @6:43 AM

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