History of North Korea
The history of North Korea began with the partition of Korea at the end of World War II in 1945, and the creation of the Communist-aligned Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) headed by the fo...
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South Korea credits Trump for talks with North - CNN
South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table.
North And South Korea Make History, Agree To Denuclearization
Kim Jong Un begins 'writing a new history' as the first North Korean leader to visit the South. “There will be no more war on the Korean peninsula and thus a new era of peace has begun,” said a joint ...
An Intrepid Photographer Braved North Korea's Eerie Capital For These Powerful Images
Access to Instagram in North Korea has reportedly been blocked since earlier this summer. But there's nothing stopping visitors from uploading their photos to the photo-sharing platform after they lea...
Korean War
The Korean War (in South Korea: Hangeul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, "Korean War"; in North Korea: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between N...
Korean War - Wikipedia
Korean DMZ Conflict (1966-1969)
, The Korean DMZ Conflict, also referred to as a Second Korean War, was a series of low-level armed clashes between North Korean forces and the forces of South Korea and the United States, largely occ...
Korean DMZ Conflict (1966-1969) - Wikipedia
Elections in North Korea
Elections in North Korea are held every five years. At the national level, North Koreans elect a legislature, the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA). In addition to the Supreme People's Assembly, the peo...
Elections in North Korea - Wikipedia
Hill 303 massacre
The Hill 303 massacre (Korean: 303 고지 학살 사건) was a war crime that took place during the Korean War on August 17, 1950 on a hill above Waegwan, South Korea. Forty-one captured United States Army pr...
Hill 303 massacre - Wikipedia
North Korean defectors
Since the division of Korea after World War II and the end of the Korean War (1950–1953), some North Koreans have managed to defect for political, ideological, religious and economic reasons. A promin...
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Hiller Rotorcycles could fit inside an SUV — but weren’t fit for service
Korea under Japanese rule
Korea under Japanese rule is the culmination of a process that began with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, whereby a complex coalition of Meiji government, military, and business officials sought to in...
Korea under Japanese rule - Wikipedia
Soviet invasion of Manchuria (1945)
The Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation (Манчжурская стратегическая наступательная операция, lit. Manchzhurskaya Strategicheskaya Nastupatelnaya Operaciya) began on 9 August 1945, with the Soviet...
Soviet invasion of Manchuria (1945) - Wikipedia
People's Republic of Korea
The People's Republic of Korea (PRK) was a short-lived provisional government that was organized with the aim to take over control of Korea shortly after the Surrender of the Empire of Japan at the en...
United States Army Military Government in Korea
The United States Army Military Government in Korea (USAMGIK; Korean: 재조선미육군사령부군정청 Jaejoseonmiyuggunsalyeongbugunjeongcheong; Hanja: 在朝鮮美陸軍司令部軍政廳 Jaejoseonmilyuggunsalyeongbugunjeongcheong), was the o...
United States Army Military Government in Korea - Wikipedia
Provisional People's Committee for North Korea
The Provisional People’s Committee for North Korea (Chosongul: 북조선림시인민위원회) was the official name of the provisional government governing the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula following its post...
Provisional People's Committee for North Korea - Wikipedia
Deportation of Koreans in the Soviet Union
Deportation of Koreans in the Soviet Union, originally conceived in 1926, initiated in 1930, and carried through in 1937, was the first mass transfer of an entire nationality in the Soviet Union. Almo...
List of border incidents involving North Korea
The following is a partial list of border incidents involving North Korea since the Korean Armistice Agreement of July 27, 1953, ended large scale military action of the Korean War. Most of these inc...