North Korea may have restarted nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: sources
North Korea may have restarted a reactor at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, which is believed to have once produced weapons-grade plutonium and had been shut down under a 2007 six-party agreement, several diplomatic sources.
North, South Korea agree to reopen Kaesong industrial zone on Sept. 16
The shared Kaesong industrial park will reopen next week, after lengthy talks between North and South Korea finally produced an agreement.
In China, too many retweets could land you in prison
The Communist Party seeks to tame China's savage social media sphere.
Kim Jong Un has daughter named Ju-Ae, says Dennis Rodman
North Korea's supreme leader has a baby girl named Ju-Ae, former basketball player Dennis Rodman says after visiting the family in Pyongyang.
Dennis Rodman lands in North Korea for 2nd time
North Korean news agency reports Rodman has landed, greets Kim Jong-un, but no mention of Kenneth Bae.
Syria’s other key ally: North Korea
While Russia and Iran have overtly backed the Assad regime, North Korea is allegedly providing quiet support — possibly including its chemical weapons expertise.
Pentagon suspects chemical weapons ties between Syria and North Korea
North Korea has long been suspected of developing chemical weapons, expertise that US officials say it could have shared with Syria.
Dennis Rodman in North Korea could be Kenneth Bae's best hope
Rodman says he won’t talk to Kim Jong Un about North Korea's American prisoner. But here's why North Korea might release him anyway.
Rodman returns to North Korea, but says he won't bring back jailed American
The former NBA star says his second trip to Pyongyang this year is just routine 'basketball diplomacy.'
Kim Jong Un approval rating over 50 percent, poll of defectors finds
North Korean escapees estimate Dear Leader Kim Jong Un has an approval rating over 50 percent, a recent poll suggests.
Report alleges Kim Jong Un's ex-girlfriend, Hyon Song Wol, executed by firing squad over porn charges (VIDEO)
Hyon Song Wol and 11 fellow musicians, singers and dancers were arrested August 17, accused of pornography.
Here's what North Korea tried to smuggle through Panama
North Korea attempted to secretly ship Cuban arms hidden under 10,000 tons of sugar through the Panama Canal in July. Here's what authorities found.
US envoy to visit Pyongyang this week for Kenneth Bae
Ambassador Robert King, a special envoy for North Korean issues, has been invited by the North Korean government.
US envoy to visit Pyongyang this week for Kenneth Bae
Ambassador Robert King, special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, invited by North Korean government.
North Korea angry at Swiss block on ski lift deal
North Korea reacted angrily on Saturday to Switzerland's decision to block a deal to sell it ski lift equipment that would be used for a resort under construction for the ruling elite.
Welcome to posh Pyongyang
While North Korea suffers, the affluent citizens of Pyongyang enjoy microbreweries, coffee shops and even an ‘international’ film festival.
Kim Jong Un runs out of virgins
Rampant malnutrition and poverty leaves a dearth of available women for the country's pudgy dictator.
Horror of North Korean prison camps exposed at UN panel hearing
Public executions and torture are daily occurrences in North Korea's prisons, according to dramatic testimony from former inmates at a UN Commission of Inquiry that opened in South Korea's capital on Tuesday.
Switzerland blocks deal to sell ski lifts to North Korea
The Swiss government said the deal was in breach of sanctions against Pyongyang.
North Korea agrees to family reunions with the South
North Korea has agreed to a proposal by South Korea to resume reunions of families separated in the 1950-1953 Korean War.
Seventh time's a charm? Koreas reach Kaesong agreement
Will it last?
How did a rare radioactive isotope get into South Korea?
Xenon, a rare, colorless and orderless noble gas that quickly decays, was detected floating above South Korea three times in June.
North Korea's American prisoner hospitalized after losing 50 pounds
North Korea sentenced American citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years hard labor in April for “hostile acts to bring down its government.”
Why one North Korean defector wants to return home
Having made the dangerous journey out of North Korea, Son Jong-Hun is about to take an even greater risk: going home.
North and South Korea plan new talks on Kaesong industrial complex
New rounds of talks regarding re-opening the industrial complex will be held on August 14th, after North appears to meet key negotiating goal.
Kim Jong who? Meet the cabal that really runs North Korea
Legend aside, the boy despot doesn’t do everything himself. Here’s the power pantheon he shares power with.
North Korea marks Korean War 'victory' with parade in Pyongyang
Kim Jong Un, the Hermit Kingdom's 30-year-old leader, attended the parade of goose-stepping soldiers and machines in the main plaza in Pyongyang.
How North Korea is celebrating the war you never knew it won
While the rest of the world may see the Korean War as a draw, North Korea fetes it like a win.
The first Instagram videos out of North Korea
Associated Press photojournalist David Guttenfelder is making the most of his window onto the hermit kingdom.
North Korea: where playing 'jazz' is a crime
Kim Cheol Woong was North Korea’s star pianist before his musical taste landed him in trouble.
North Korean weapons ship: Enter the UN. And bees. Lots of bees.
Panama has called in United Nations inspectors to help determine whether a North Korean cargo ship carrying weapons from Cuba was in violation of international sanctions.