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.
360-degree panoramics of North Korea offer an unusual peek
Unless you’re Dennis Rodman, getting to glimpse into the notoriously secretive totalitarian state of North Korea may seem out of reach.
Here's a shocker: North Korea is going to be short on grain in 2014
The average North Korean consumes only half the amount of rice and corn he's supposed to in a day.
When friends visit in North Korea, they get offered meth instead of tea
It's that casual.
5 huge global problems Obama ignored in his State of the Union address
President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union address had a few glaring omissions, among them the growing violence in Iraq and the NSA spying scandal.
Did Kim Jong Un really execute his uncle’s extended family?
Other outrageous North Korean stories have since been discredited.
Critics accuse Obama of being too quick to court Myanmar's brutal generals
Despite reforms, the military still commits atrocities, and may not let Aung San Suu Kyi run for president.
Jailed in North Korea: 5 Americans who got out
Here’s how five Americans won freedom from the Kim clan’s wardens — including one who founded a university in Pyongyang.
Kenneth Bae, US citizen jailed in North Korea, appeals for release
In remarks almost certainly prepared or at least sanctioned by North Korea, Bae appealed for his release and said the North does 'not abuse human rights.'
The early life of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un, as told by his family's sushi chef
Kenji Fujimoto was a close companion to Kim Jong Un for a decade, refereeing basketball games as well as preparing meals for the family.
The folly of Rodman's North Korean sports diplomacy
Analysis: It's been tried before, at great expense.
Watch Dennis Rodman sing 'Happy Birthday' to Kim Jong Un and then play basketball poorly
Another day, another electrifying performance.
Just how bad is tuberculosis in North Korea?
So bad that the regime is letting big-nosed Americans in to help.
'How to work a fax machine': Kim Jong Un’s search history leaked
Satire: The North Korean despot's Google searches have been leaked to the press.
Dennis Rodman freaks out on CNN (VIDEO)
Rodman is in Pyongyang in time for the North Korean leader's birthday. And he sees nothing wrong with that.
Rodman loves North Korea's Kim Jong Un
'He is my friend first... and I love him,' said former basketball star Dennis Rodman about Kim Jong Un as he headed back to North Korea for an exhibition game.
N Korea slams South for doubting Kim Jong Un's peace gesture
In a nationally televised New Year's address, Kim called for the creation of a favorable climate for improved relations between the two Koreas.
2013 was a poor year for South Korean democracy
Long a darling of Washington, Seoul increasingly uses a Cold War security act to arrest political opponents.
The 12 (rocky) months of US foreign policy
Analysis: For the holiday season, a look at the foreign adventures this year that have brought joy and heartbreak to America and its, ahem, allies.
The Koreas have resorted to threatening each other by fax
North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea "without any notice."
Rodman lands in North Korea to meet Kim and 'help the world'
Rodman told reporters that he hopes to have a "good conversation" with Kim Jong Un whom he has described as a "friend for life."
North Korea marks 2 years since death of Kim Jong Il
As North Korea marks the second anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death, the ruling elite re-swears its loyalty to the son who inherited his garrison kingdom.
Kim Jong Un’s executed uncle ‘had been plotting a coup since mid-1990s’
Jang Song Taek sought to rescue North Korea with Chinese-style reforms.
South Korean president warns of 'reckless provocations' by North Korea
President Park Geun Hye says South Korea must be prepared for all eventualities after the shock execution of Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.