Kim Jong-nam's murder

Untangling the Mystery of Kim Jong-nam’s Murder

The 2nd of October marked the start of one of the most infamous trials in Malaysia. Two women in their late twenties are accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s supreme leader. Perhaps the most appalling assassination case of our time, the killing of Kim Jong-nam was the subject of a heated investigation. As this investigation progressed, the facts started to surface, and the story began to look more like a spy movie, rather than an actual, real-life event.
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Air Koryo Airplane

The World’s Only 1-Star Airline: North Korea’s Air Koryo

There is nothing better than airline service. Delays, plane food, and other mild annoyances tend to be a staple of every air travel experience. One airline, in particular, is considered the worst of the worst. Rated a single star on several sources, Air Koryo is one of the only carriers that take passengers to the despotic country of North Korea. Let’s take a tour of Air Koryo and see why travelers should beware.
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Otto Warmbier: Young, Gifted, but Tragic

After hearing about Otto Warmbier’s arrest, trial and subsequent mysterious treatment at the hands of the North Korean government, it is fair to say that most people are sympathetic to what happened to him, but he did choose to go to the most despotic nation on earth. He did this in full knowledge that North Korea does not provide the right to a fair trial and lacks human rights because in visiting North Korea, you do not need to do anything wrong by western standards.
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Floods in North Korea

Floods in North Korea and No Help in Sight

North Korea has been the focus of attention on this planet from the day when Korea split into the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). This is because of discontent, harsh relations and a highly militarized disdain that both countries have for each other. Now severe floods can be added to the list of concerns for North Korea.
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The South Korean MV Sewol Ferry Sinking

“This might be the last chance to say I love you”, a text message sent to a mother followed by a reply “I love you too son. But Why?” Little did the mother know under what circumstances this message was sent. Trapped in a sinking ship, these were probably going to be the child’s last words.
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