World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 15, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un paid respects to his grandfather Kim Il-Sung as the country marked the birthday Tuesday of its late founder with renewed calls for loyalty to the ruling Kim dynasty.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
North Korea on Monday warned South Korea it would pay a "dear price" for recent criticisms of Pyongyang's nuclear programme and political system, saying they violated a no-slander agreement.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
North Korea on Monday flatly denied any connection to three crashed drones recovered in the South, and accused Seoul of "fabricating" a link in order to smear Pyongyang.
World | Agence France Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Twelve countries seeking to abolish nuclear weapons on Saturday denounced North Korea's atomic programme at the close of a meeting in Hiroshima, saying it endangered global stability.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
North Korea on Saturday blasted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's proposal on laying groundwork for reunification through economic exchanges and humanitarian aid.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday April 10, 2014
South Korea's military said on Thursday it would hold its largest-ever joint air drill with the United States as tensions mount over a series of threats from North Korea.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Kim Jong-Un was on Wednesday "re-elected" as North Korea's leader, state media said, as parliament met in a session closely watched for power shifts in the regime following the shock execution of his once-powerful uncle.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday April 6, 2014
North Korea has slammed the South's recent ballistic missile test, calling it a "farce" aimed at showing off Seoul's military strength in the face of threats from Pyongyang.
World | Associated Press | Sunday April 6, 2014
The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 5, 2014
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday April 5, 2014
North Korea said on Friday that the world would have to "wait and see" when asked for details of "a new form" of nuclear test it threatened to carry out after the United Nations Security Council condemned Pyongyang's recent ballistic missile launch.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 2, 2014
A new photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un disembarking from a plane suggests he doesn't share his father Kim Jong-Il's near-obsessive fear of flying.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
The two Koreas traded live fire into the sea across their disputed maritime border on Monday, after Seoul said a North Korean military exercise dropped shells into South Korean waters.
World | Reuters | Sunday March 30, 2014
North Korea threatened on Sunday to conduct what it called "a new form of nuclear test", raising the level of rhetoric after members of the United Nations Security Council condemned the North's recent ballistic missile launch.
World | Reuters | Friday March 28, 2014
"Mind your own business," North Korea's ambassador told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday, moments before it voted to demand justice for Nazi-style atrocities in his country.
World | Associated Press | Friday March 28, 2014
The remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War returned home on Friday, more than 60 years after an armistice ended the fighting.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 27, 2014
Have all male university students in North Korea been ordered to get haircuts like their leader, Kim Jong Un? The Internet certainly says so.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday March 22, 2014
North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
US Navy Seals boarded and took control of a North Korea-flagged tanker that had loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya, the Pentagon said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
North Korea on Sunday test-fired 18 rockets into the sea, South Korea's defence ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.