Category: North Korea

North Korean Defector on Famine, Life Under Communist Regime: ‘People Don’t Know What’s Happening’

A chronic food crisis has descended upon North Korea again, but those living a privileged life in the capital city of Pyongyang are ignorant to the situation in the rest of the country, said defector Hyun-Seung “Arthur” Lee. According to the recent report by the BBC, based on testimonies of three North Korean residents, the…


North Korea Fires Several Cruise Missiles Into Sea: South Korean Military

North Korea fired several cruise missiles early Saturday morning towards the sea west of the Korean Peninsula, according to the South Korean military. A number of cruise missiles launched since around 4 a.m. Saturday local time (1900 Friday GMT) were detected, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. It’s Pyongyang’s second missile launch this week…


House Democrats Attempt To Remove RFK Jr. from Hearing on Defamation Grounds

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. testifies about government censorship. That’s as Democrats try to remove him during the hearing, while Republicans say it’s his right to speak. Several Biden administration officials have faced tough questions from lawmakers over their China policy. We’ll bring you the latest. A group of lawmakers criticized the Pentagon and the intel…


LIVE 12 PM ET: NTD News Today (July 19): Witness Describes Soldier’s North Korea Dash; House GOP Accuse Democrats of Banning Gas Stoves

More information is emerging about the U.S. soldier who fled into North Korea on Tuesday. Court documents and a lawyer representing Travis King reveal he faced two assault allegations, and was fined in South Korea for damaging a police car. House Republicans accusing the Biden administration of wanting to ban gas stoves — without knowing…


The Korean Armistice’s Iffy Anniversary: Korea Is a Forever War

Commentary The Korean War Armistice agreement was signed July 27, 1953—70 years ago this month. It’s a very iffy anniversary, for the Korean War remains unfinished business. Internet factoids claim the armistice concluded the war with “a complete cessation of hostilities.” Dub those factoids “faketoids”—disinformation posing as historical fact. First point: an armistice is not…


LIVE NOW: NTD Evening News (July 18): Trump Says He Expects to Be Indicted Soon, After Getting Target Letter in Jan. 6 Probe

Former President Donald Trump said that he received a letter on July 17 informing him that he is a target of the special counsel investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. Mr. Trump said the letter from special counsel Jack Smith gave him four days to report to a grand jury. In a message posted…


NTD Evening News (July 18): Trump Says He Expects to Be Indicted Soon, After Getting Target Letter in Jan. 6 Probe

Former President Donald Trump said that he received a letter on July 17 informing him that he is a target of the special counsel investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. Mr. Trump said the letter from special counsel Jack Smith gave him four days to report to a grand jury. In a message posted…


US Soldier in North Korean Custody ‘Willfully’ Crossed the Border: Pentagon

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed on July 18 that a U.S. soldier crossed the border into North Korea, saying the individual willfully did so. Earlier in the day, the U.S.-led U.N. Command overseeing the Demilitarized Zone confirmed that a U.S. citizen was on tour around the Korean border village of Panmunjom before that person crossed the…


American Soldier in North Korea Custody ‘Willfully’ Crossed the Border: Pentagon

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed that it was a U.S. soldier who crossed the border into North Korea, saying the individual willfully did so. Earlier Tuesday, the U.S.-led U.N. Command overseeing the demilitarized zone confirmed that the U.S. citizen was on tour around the Korean border village of Panmunjom before the person crossed the border…


US Citizen Detained by North Korea After Crossing Heavily-Fortified DMZ Border

An American has crossed the heavily fortified border from South Korea into North Korea, officials confirmed on Tuesday, amid high tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The U.S.-led U.N. Command overseeing the demilitarized zone, or DMZ, confirmed that the U.S. citizen was on tour around the Korean border village of Panmunjom before crossing the border into North…