Questions tagged [north-korea]

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Is meth widely consumed in North Korea?

Just found this image on 9gag : "Offered as casually as a cup of tea" is not precise (is tea often consumed in North Korea?), so my question is: Is meth consumed more often in North Korea than in ...
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Are North Korea launching satellites to provide cover for testing of long-range missile technology?

I see recently on the news that the US, Japan, and South Korea are opposed to North Korea's satellite launch because, they claim, it's a cover-up for testing long-range missile technology. From the ...
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Is this an image of Kim Jong-un with a nuclear warhead?

In April 2016, the BBC News web-site published North Korea nuclear tests: what did they achieve?, which evaluated a March 2016 announcement that had made a nuclear warhead that would fit in a missile. ...
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Was the North Korean leader, Kim Il-Sung, an imposter?

Some claim the founder of North Korea, Kim Il-Sung, was an imposter who adopted the name of another leader. Article from globalsecurity South Korea claims that the present-day ruler of North Korea ...
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Did North Korean officials focus a probe on whether fire victims tried to save portraits?

The Daily Mail recently reported that North Korean officials are investigating some people's response to a gas explosion. In particular, they are focussed on whether the obligatory portraits of Kim Il-...
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Does North Korea require entry visas for its own citizens?

According to this article, it does: https://www.nknews.org/2014/12/north-koreas-passports-and-how-they-use-them/ ... both citizens and foreigners need both an entry and an exit visa. Usually they ...
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Did Kim Jong Un have his Uncle's entire family executed?

Jang Song-thaek - Kim Jong Un's uncle who was executed in 2013. According to this article (Entire family of Kim Jong-Un's uncle executed in N. Korea), Kim Jong Un had all his blood relations killed. ...