South Koreans blame themselves for ferry tragedy
With nearly 300 missing, Koreans indulge a culture of shame.
The South Korean government wants to impose a curfew on smartphone use
Gadget addiction — or nomophobia — is an epidemic in South Korea. Can the plan work?
Kim Jong Un was 're-elected' North Korea's leader
It's not hard to win an election when you are the only candidate and no one votes against you.
North Korea has said some really offensive things about South Korea's female president
Here are the 9 worst.
North Korea's new space logo is a total ripoff of NASA
Also it's the Spanish word for 'nothing.'
North Korea's latest threat: 'new kind of nuclear test'
The North lashed out after the UN condemned its recent missile launch.
North Korean students are now advised to get the exact same haircut as Kim Jong Un
Short on the sides, party on the top. But a party with a lot of rules. And a curfew.
Why North Korea test fired medium range missiles today
Kim Jong Un reacts to Obama’s united front. Or maybe he just craves attention.
North Korea test-fires missiles as Obama hosts landmark Japan-South Korea summit
'This missile is capable of hitting not only most of Japan but also Russia and China,' South Korea's ministry spokesman said.
North Korea’s new drug addiction
Forget crystal meth. Here comes amidon.
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.
Why Koreans are killing themselves in droves
A recent pair of dramatic suicides alarms the upwardly mobile nation.
North Korea is using sophisticated means to avoid UN sanctions
The UN report said North Korean embassies in Cuba and Singapore were suspected of organizing an illegal shipment of fighter jets and missile parts that were seized last July.
The real reasons North Korea held Sunday's 'elections'
Hint: They’re not just to aggrandize Kim Jong Un.
North Korean voters can cast a ballot, but only for one candidate
Still, who that candidate is in each constituency indicates power shifts in the hermit kingdom.
Are US war games in South Korea worth the trouble?
The annual military ritual irritates the North, potentially triggering hostilities. So why bother?
Myanmar’s upcoming census could spark anti-Muslim violence
The poll is sorely needed by a nation that has no idea of its population size. But rights groups urge that it be suspended.
Explainer: Why North Korea is acting like a 2-year-old again
North Korea has launched 11 short-range missiles in the past week, including 7 today. Here's why.
North Korea fires short-range missiles, which South calls 'reckless provocation'
'We believe that the North is testing various ballistic missiles with various ranges as a show of force to threaten us,' South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok said.
North Korea fires short-range missiles in apparent exercise
The firing came days after the beginning of annual joint US and South Korean military exercises which the North routinely denounces as preparation for war.
This new nighttime NASA photo shows North Korea to be a dark, barren wasteland
Look closely. We promise it's there.
5 reasons why skiing in North Korea might secretly be awesome
Imagine sitting on the same chairlift Kim Jong Un once rode!
Korean siblings see each other for the first time in 60 years
Hundreds of North and South Korean relatives are seeing each other for the first time after decades of separation.
North Korean authorities arrest a 75-year-old Australian missionary
John Short, 75, was detained in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on Sunday in possession of religious material, his family said.
Your guide to North Korea's crimes against humanity
The United Nations released a comprehensive report that documents human rights abuses in North Korea. Here are the Cliff notes.
Explainer: UN accuses North Korea of crimes against humanity
The commission’s report reads like a rap sheet from hell. But China will ensure Kim Jong Un’s impunity.
North Korea calls UN report on rights abuses 'fabricated'
China said it would oppose any move to refer North Korean leadership to the ICC, while the United States welcomed the UN report.
The future of Chinese democracy will be decided in Hong Kong this year
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
Message to North Korea ‘engagers’: You’re helping Kim Jong Un
Prominent scholar BR Myers deploys a Nazi analogy to illustrate the impact of foreign tourists and executives in the repressive nation.
North Korea threatens to renege on reunions with South
The threat came barely a day after the two sides set dates for the reunion. It drew a sharp rebuke from Seoul, which warned Pyongyang against dashing the hopes of separated family members in the North and South.
100 Koreans might get to meet their families across the border for first time in 4 years
Family reunions are a highly emotional issue on the divided Korean Peninsula as most of the separated family members are in their 70s and 80s.