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  • North Korea's youth revolution stirs unease

    BEIJING — It is North Korea's version of a youth revolution, and it's making a lot of people nervous. At 30, Kim Jong Un may well be the world's youngest head of state. His brother, Kim Jong Chul, two years older, is best known as an avid Eric...
  • North Korea military official seeking to defect, reports say

    North Korea military official seeking to defect, reports say
    SEOUL -- A high-ranking North Korean military officer said to be a close confidant of the recently executed uncle of ruler Kim Jong Un is in South Korean custody in China, South Korean media reported Thursday. Several South Korean media outlets,...
  • Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea to prepare for leader's birthday

    SEOUL -- Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday to help train the country’s national basketball team and prepare an exhibition game celebrating leader Kim Jong Un’s birthday. Rodman’s trip, his third this year...
  • Dennis Rodman corporate partner backs out of Kim Jong Un celebration

    Dennis Rodman has lost his corporate partner for his upcoming basketball exhibition in North Korea to celebrate the birthday of the repressive regime's young leader, Rodman's "friend for life" Kim Jong Un. The online betting site Paddy Power announced...
  • Carnett: As the worst lay dying, what are they thinking?

    This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the "war to end all wars," World War I. Alas, mankind's record since 1914 hasn't been stellar. Did Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb, have any idea that his assassination of Austrian Archduke...
  • Five questions on Dennis Rodman's latest North Korea jaunt

    BEIJING — Dennis Rodman and six other former NBA players arrived Monday in Pyongyang, where they’re set to face off against a North Korean basketball team on Wednesday — dictator Kim Jong Un’s birthday. Rodman recruited Charles...
  • In North Korea Rodman sparks controversy about captive US missionary

    In North Korea Rodman sparks controversy about captive US missionary
    Dennis Rodman, in a television interview on Tuesday, appeared to suggest that Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae was to blame for his captivity in North Korea, the latest in a series of controversial comments by the former U.S. basketball star....
  • Dennis Rodman sings 'Happy Birthday' to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    BEIJING – Dennis Rodman helped Kim Jong Un mark his 31st birthday Wednesday with sport and song, serenading the North Korean dictator with a warbly rendition of “Happy Birthday” in a Pyongyang gymnasium and then leading fellow ex-NBA...
  • Letters: Rodman's faux diplomacy in North Korea

    Re "Rodman arrives for 'basketball diplomacy,'" Jan. 7 Promoting his "basketball diplomacy," former NBA star Dennis Rodman returned to North Korea this week for an exhibition game between former American players and a local team. As with previous...
  • Paul Greenberg: A purge for the books

    Kim Jong Un, aka Outstanding Leader, is still seeking to consolidate his hold on power in the horror state formally entitled the Democratic People's Republic of Korea -- a quadruple irony, for it is really none of the above. Its current tyrant is busy...
  • Dennis Rodman isn't a diplomatic do-gooder, he's a buffoon

    It’s difficult to imagine a more ludicrous attempt at diplomacy than former basketball star Dennis Rodman’s current sojourn to North Korea. On his past trips (this is his fourth in less than a year) Rodman has referred to North Korean leader...
  • Dennis Rodman apologizes for his rant on CNN about North Korea trip

    Dennis Rodman apologizes for his rant on CNN about North Korea trip
    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for an outburst on CNN during which he launched into an expletive-laden rant against a TV anchor and implied that an American being held by North Korea was at fault for his captivity. Rodman brought...