After Sony attack, hackers obliterate a Kim Jong Un video game
The US-based developer of 'Glorious Leader!' is considering abandoning the project.
Could North Korea finally be enacting Chinese-style economic reforms?
After decades of hardship under central planning, there’s evidence the isolated regime is loosening the noose.
US slaps new sanctions on North Korea in response to Sony hack
The United States has blamed North Korea for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures.
Actually, North Korea might not be guilty in the Sony hack
The Christmas release of 'The Interview' didn't attract the blowback that some feared. Maybe that's because the hermit kingdom isn't playing so big a role after all.
N. Korea calls Obama 'monkey,' blames US for blackout
The isolated dictatorship threatened the US with 'inescapable deadly blows.'
The art of essay writing for the brainwashed
American Suki Kim taught English in North Korea. Here’s what she learned.
China fails in bid to block UN meeting on North Korea
China failed on Monday to block the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's dismal rights record.
Terrorist nation status would be a ‘big deal’ for North Korea
Following the Sony hack, Obama is weighing whether to add Kim Jong Un’s regime to its list of shame.
North Korea threatens 'ultra-harsh action' on US soil over hacking allegation
The North vowed to surpass the 'proportional response declared by Obama.'
North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US
North's foreign ministry said there would be 'grave consequences' if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
FBI says North Korean government was responsible for the Sony cyber attack
President Barack Obama also said the United States would "respond proportionally" to the incident.
Political kidnappings, North Korean style
The regime has abducted dozens, possibly hundreds, of foreigners. Here are some of their tales.
GlobalPost boozes with Kim Jong-un
It’s not every day you get to drink soju with the namesake of North Korea’s dictator.
Even a bad-boy dictator needs friends
Here are some of North Korea’s BFFs — besides China and Dennis Rodman.
North Korea is actually a surprisingly debauched place
Just don’t get caught with a Bible, if you’re American.
Americans freed by North Korea were forced to do hard labor for months
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller are now back in the US with their families.
Two American detainees freed by North Korea
Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller are headed home.
The destructive side of Gangnam style
South Korea’s stampede toward modernization comes with steep, permanent costs.
Despite the recent gunfire, Korea’s DMZ is a surprisingly nice place
In fact, South Korea wants you to forget war and think of the militarized border as a rare animal sanctuary.
Kim Jong Un’s disappearance may be a trick
This isn’t the first time a North Korean dictator has inexplicably disappeared, and the reasons may be baffling.
Meet South Korea’s red-busting Buddhist monk
A right wing renaissance galvanizes 'gas-tank grandpas' and 'anti-communists' against liberals as far off as Yale University.
Is Kim Jong Un’s powerful little sister running North Korea now?
With the dictator’s disappearance and other odd developments, an unconfirmed report puts Kim Yo Jong in charge.
North and South Korea hold highest level talks in 5 years
The North's delegation arrived in Incheon Saturday in a trip widely expected to help thaw frosty inter-Korean ties.
Young South Koreans just really don't care about suffering in the North
Why bother with human rights when there's so much pressure to succeed?
North Korea sentences US citizen Matthew Todd Miller to 6 years hard labor
North Korea has yet to announce a trial date for another US citizen Jeffrey Fowle, from Miamisburg, Ohio, who was arrested in May.
Weaned on smuggled goods, North Korea’s new generation goes wild for Leonardo DiCaprio…
… oh, and they’re meh on Kim Jong Un.
Did Kim Jong Un’s money man really defect with $5 million?
One newspaper reports that he hid in Russia. But is it plausible?
Kim Jong Un's money manager reportedly defects in Russia
Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka.
Is it cool to visit North Korea as a tourist?
Kim Jong Un’s brutal regime increasingly appeals to foreigners’ sense of fun. If you take the bait, are you abetting rights abuses?
Why the Koreas matter to the pope
The Vatican sends a message to an embattled East Asian outpost.
Can kimchi cure Ebola?
Some Koreans are convinced it could. Either way, the stuff is so good for you that you may as well indulge.