Kim Jong-un

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North Korea set for collision course with US as Kim Jong-un solidifies one-man rule
Analysis: Congress sees Kim taking symbolic post of general secretary and a warning the US needs a fresh strategy

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies in Seoul

12, Jan, 2021 @6:48 AM

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2021 – the story of a year in 12 leaders
In 2021, the world will slowly begin to fight back against Covid. But what else will change as the vaccines are administered? Here are the figures who will shape a vital year

Simon Tisdall

01, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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North Korea says South may 'pay dearly' for doubting its claim to be Covid-free
Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea’s leader, accuses Seoul of seeking to damage political ties by questioning claim to not have any coronavirus cases

Justin McCurry and agencies in Seoul

09, Dec, 2020 @5:15 AM

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In the age of Covid, sanctions against ‘rogue states’ just spread the misery | Simon Tisdall
Aggressive measures affecting North Korea, Iran and Venezuela have merely hurt the vulnerable and hardened attitudes

Simon Tisdall

18, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on North Korea's missiles: Trump and proliferation | Editorial
Editorial: Pyongyang’s latest military parade is another reminder of the dangers that have grown under this administration

Editorial

13, Oct, 2020 @6:43 PM

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Kim Jong-un sheds tears as he delivers rare apology to North Korea over failings
Analysts say emotional speech suggests Kim is feeling pressures on his leadership linked to Covid and nuclear sanctions

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

12, Oct, 2020 @5:27 AM

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North Korea apologises for 'unfortunate' killing of South Korean official
Kim Jong-un says death ‘should not have happened’ after man shot in North Korean waters

Justin McCurry and agencies in Seoul

25, Sep, 2020 @7:44 AM

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Five key revelations in Bob Woodward’s Trump book, from Covid to Kim 'love letters'
Rage, based on 18 interviews with the president, shows Trump implicating himself, such as downplaying the Covid threat

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

10, Sep, 2020 @6:05 PM

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Trump told Sarah Sanders to 'take one for the team' after Kim Jong-un wink
Former press secretary describes boorish remarks by president in memoir Speaking for Myself, due out next week

Martin Pengelly in New York

02, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, now 'de facto second in command'
Ruler cedes some powers to sibling, according to Seoul, who will be responsible for relations with US and South Korea

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

21, Aug, 2020 @4:57 AM

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The ins and outs of self-examination | Brief letters
Brief letters: GP appointments | Donald Trump and Carrie Lam | Michael Portillo | Cheese options | Kim Jong-un

Letters

03, Aug, 2020 @3:45 PM

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North Korea suspends plan to increase military pressure on South
Kim Jong-un unexpectedly vetoes the idea to redeploy troops to the border amid rising tensions between the two countries

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies in Seoul

24, Jun, 2020 @4:10 AM

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