North Korea

Greek Journalist who Lived in North Korea Tells Her Story in New Book (video)

Journalist Fragkiska Megaloudi, the only Greek citizen known to have resided in Pyongyang,  North Korea, tells her story in her new book entitled “In the land of Kim: Two years in North Korea,” published this week in English in...

Trump Meets Kim in Extraordinary Nuclear Summit

European markets remained flat on Tuesday after a landmark meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. The pair held a critical nuclear summit in Singapore, with Trump having left a G7 meeting in Canada early...

North Korea-USA : End in Sight for the Last Cold War Front?

By Fragkiska Megaloudi* UPDATE: On May 24, President Trump cancelled his planned summit with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, blaming his decision on a threatening statement from Pyongyang.The statement in question is the reaction of North Korea to Jonh...

Trump Calls Off North Korea Summit

News emerged on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump had pulled out of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In a letter addressed to Kim, Trump wrote that it would not be appropriate to meet in Singapore...

Historic Handshake in Divided Korea Renews Peace Hopes

Kim Jong Un has become the first North Korean leader to enter South Korea, igniting hopes that the armed standoff on the peninsula can be resolved. A smiling Kim was filmed stepping over the demarcation line between the two states...

Greece Condemns North Korea's Missile Test

Greece has condemned North Korea’s launch of a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and urged Pyongyang to “desist taking any fresh action that could endanger peace and stability in the region.” "We categorically condemn the missile test carried out...

Exclusive: The Greek Who Lived in North Korea Tells Her Story

Journalist Fragkiska Megaloudi, the only Greek citizen known to have resided in Pyongyang, talks to Greek Reporter's Anastasios Papapostolou about daily life in the isolated country as well as the DPRK regime and its leader Kim Jong-un. Fragkiska Megaloudi is...

Living In North Korea: A Greek’s Personal Account

Greek journalist Fragkiska Megaloudi lived in North Korea from June 2012 to March 2014. Recently she published a book in Greek describing life in the most authoritarian country in the world, where very few foreigners are allowed to visit....

Athens Expresses 'Extreme Concern' Over N. Korea Nuclear Test

Greece's Foreign Ministry expressed "extreme concern" over the nuclear test carried out by North Korea. "We express our extreme concern at the nuclear test carried out on January 6 in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This test constitutes a...

2016 | Annus Horribilis

  If you didn’t already have enough to be nervous about, just consider the early hours of 2016. January 1 brought above freezing temperatures to Antarctica, below freezing temperatures to Damascus, Dubai quite literally was overshadowed in a fiery inferno and...