{FD} US commandos train to capture North Korean nukes

U.S. military forces reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that would put them on North Korean soil, with the objective of “infiltrating” and “removing weapons of mass destruction,” according to foreign military sources.

{FD} North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says

North Korea is beginning tests on mounting anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles that would strike the U.S., a report said on Wednesday just two days after the White House’s U.S. National Security Strategy stated Kim Jong Un is pursuing chemical and biological weapons.

{FD} Merchant ships accused of North Korea sanctions violations may face UN ban

The U.N. Security Council is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to blacklist 10 merchant ships that were found to be transporting banned items from North Korea — in violation of sanctions imposed against the rogue nation in September.

{FD} North Korea expected to feel ‘severe’ economic difficulties from UN sanctions by March, South Korean researchers say

Kim Jong Un may seem to keep his regime afloat with missile tests and propaganda depicting happy and healthy citizens despite the tough United Nations sanctions, but by next March North Koreans will be struggling to stay alive because of “severe” economic difficulties, South Korean researchers predicted on Monday.

{FD} Australian accused of being ‘loyal agent’ to North Korea identified, called a ‘good man’

The Australian man who was arrested Saturday after being accused of working as an agent for North Korea as part of a case “like nothing … ever seen on Australian soil” has been identified.

{FD} Korean battle flags tied to Kim Jong Un ancestor unearthed at US Naval Academy

Korean battle flags purportedly connected to Kim Ung-u, a direct ancestor of Kim Jong Un, were found this month at the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) said Friday.

{FD} Australian man accused of brokering North Korea missile sales

Australian police have arrested a Sydney man accused of acting as an agent for North Korea by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang including components used in ballistic missiles.

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest

A key member of Kim Jong Un’s inner circle touted as a powerful military figure mysteriously vanished from public life recently, sparking rumors he was executed by a North Korean death squad after allegations of bribery, recent reports indicated.