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January 24th, 2014
07:47 PM ET

Rodman in trouble for Kim Jong Un gifts?

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman could be facing charges for the lavish gifts he gave leader Kim Jong-Un that may have broken international sanctions on North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Dennis Rodman • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea • sanctions
January 6th, 2014
06:50 PM ET

Rodman's North Korea basketball birthday party

North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un turns 31 years-old on Wednesday, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed in Pyongyang Monday to celebrate. With him, a contingent of ex-NBA players, ready for a friendly game. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.


Filed under: basketball • Dennis Rodman • Karl Penhaul • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
January 1st, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Jong Un: U.S., South Korea 'war maniacs'

In a recent speech, North Korea's Kim Jong Un praised his uncle's execution and singled out the U.S. and South Korea.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
December 17th, 2013
07:45 PM ET

Dennis Rodman on secret North Korea mission?

As one analysts says, "It's bizarre." Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is making his third trip to North Korea this week, where he will talk basketball and meet with Kim Jong-Un - just as the Korean dictator is shaking up his top leadership after executing his uncle. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Dennis Rodman • Kenneth Bae • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
December 12th, 2013
08:13 PM ET

North Korea leader executes uncle

News that broke in "The Situation Room" tonight: North Korea's state news agency reports that Kim Jong Un's uncle - his number two man - has been executed for treason. CNN's Barbara Starr reveals what the execution means for East Asia's security and U.S. national security.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
September 9th, 2013
07:29 PM ET

Rodman on defense over North Korea visit

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea to visit his pal Kim Jong Un and discuss diplomacy between the United States and North Korea. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.


Filed under: Dennis Rodman • Jason Carroll • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea