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Kim Jong-un’s inner circle: Reshuffle offers glimpse at power shifts including rise of leader’s sister

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A sweeping reshuffle of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s inner circle at the weekend has revealed the latest “Who’s Who?” of the Pyongyang elite. [...]
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Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport, a [...]
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Donald Trump may visit heavily armed border area between North and Korea

Donald Trump may visit heavily armed border area between North and Korea

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump could next month be standing just metres from Kim Jong-un’s gun-toting soldiers during a possible visit to the heavily-fortified Demilitarised Zone between [...]
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Watch these two dates for another N Korean missile test

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

North Korea is widely expected to conduct another missile test within the next ten days to mark two major political events. Some kind of provocation could arrive as early as [...]
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N Korea: Kim Jong-un promotes sister Kim Yo-jong to centre of power

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Promotion further consolidates family’s power as leader says nation’s nuclear weapons are a ‘powerful deterrent’ North Korea’s leader Kim [...]
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US risks sparking N Korea ‘escalation’: Lavrov

US risks sparking N Korea ‘escalation’: Lavrov

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday warned his US counterpart Rex Tillerson that Washington risks sparking an unacceptable escalation in tensions with North [...]
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Moscow says escalation of tension on Korea peninsula unacceptable

Moscow says escalation of tension on Korea peninsula unacceptable

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Any escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula is unacceptable, Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call on Monday. [...]
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N Korea says ‘terrorist’ CIA tried to assassinate Kim Jong-un

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

‘Heinous terrorists’ tried to topple the Supreme Leader, state-run news agency claims North Korea has claimed the US tried to assassinate its Supreme Leader, Kim [...]
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US Army chief: ‘No risk-free options’ on N Korea

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea’s nuclear and missile [...]
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Trump Touts Military Option for N Korea That generals Warn Would Be ‘Horrific’

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 6:00 AM

The United States can’t rule out military options for North Korea. There’s no military solution to North Korea. Diplomacy is our best bet with North Korea. [...]
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N Korea could use holiday as excuse to provoke US, experts say

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

This week marks two significant dates for North Korea — the anniversaries of its first nuclear test and the foundation of the ruling Worker’s Party of Korea. [...]
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Korea prepared to bomb the North’s electrical grid

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea is prepared to use non-lethal graphite bombs — also known as “blackout bombs” — to short-circuit the North’s electrical grid in the [...]
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Kim Jong-Nam murder trial visits lab to view tainted clothes

Kim Jong-Nam murder trial visits lab to view tainted clothes

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The trial of two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader’s half-brother moved Monday to a high-security Malaysian laboratory to view clothing worn by the [...]
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Trump says N. Korea diplomacy has failed, ‘Only one thing will work’

Trump says N. Korea diplomacy has failed, ‘Only one thing will work’

10-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that diplomatic efforts with North Korea have consistently failed, adding that “only one thing will work.” Trump has [...]
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Britain ‘prepares for war with N Korea’ while ‘new carrier could be rushed into service’

Britain ‘prepares for war with N Korea’ while ‘new carrier could be rushed into service’

10-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Britain is reportedly preparing for the possibility of war breaking out with North Korea as concerns rise that another provocative missile test could trigger a military [...]
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