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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

NKorea complains over barber’s Kim Jong Un poster

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:00AM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

LONDON (AP) — North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to take action against a London hair salon's poster poking fun at distinctively coiffured leader Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Office said Wednesday it had received a letter from the country's embassy objecting to the poster, and was considering its response....

Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:27AM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

LONDON (AP) — Staff at a London hair salon say they had a close shave with North Korean officials after using the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, to promote discount haircuts. M&M Hair Academy says it received a visit by two men from the nearby North Korean embassy after putting up a poster last week featuring a picture of Kim — who sports a distinctive undercut — and the slogan "Bad Hair Day?"...

Dennis Rodman apologizes for Bae comments

By Thu, Jan 09, 2014 4:06PM UTC Comments Off Dennis Rodman. Pic: AP.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN....

Rodman sings happy birthday to North Korean leader

By Thu, Jan 09, 2014 9:47AM UTC Comments Off Dennis Rodman sings Happy Birthday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, Wednesday. Pic: AP.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman sang "Happy Birthday" to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before leading a squad of former NBA stars in a friendly game Wednesday as part of his "basketball diplomacy" that has been criticized in the United States as naive and laughable....

NKorea to hold parliamentary elections in March

By Wed, Jan 08, 2014 11:20AM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will elect members of its rubber-stamp parliament in March, which could provide a glimpse into any changes in the country's power elite after the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle....

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