Associated Press | Friday December 19, 2014
Pyongyang has poured resources into training thousands of hackers who regularly target bitter rival Seoul.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
The United States welcomed on Tuesday a UN Security Council decision to hold the first-ever meeting on North Korea's rights record after weeks of discussion to address Chinese and Russian objections.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 15, 2014
A US citizen who said he had crossed illegally into North Korea held a press conference in Pyongyang Sunday to denounce his own country's US political and economic systems.
World | Reuters | Sunday December 7, 2014
A crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment may have been the work of pro-North Korean supporters, and allegations that the isolated country was to blame are "wild rumour", state media said on Sunday.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 3, 2014
In North Korea, there can be only one Kim Jong Un.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 24, 2014
South Korean lawmakers opened formal discussions on Monday on long-stalled bills regarding human rights in North Korea, galvanized by the adoption of a landmark UN resolution condemning Pyongyang's rights abuses.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 16, 2014
The United Nations is preparing to confront North Korea over its dismal rights record with a key vote this week that could compel Pyongyang to answer to crimes against humanity.
Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014
Pyongyang's official website Uriminzokkiri accused the NIS of fabricating the report to distract attention from a standoff over South Korean activists.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014
North Korea's state media on Monday blasted South Korea's spy agency for alleging Pyongyang hacked tens of thousands of smartphones in the South using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 1, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered changes to the design of Pyongyang's new international airport to reflect the country's socialist ideology after saying the layout looked like "a copy" of a foreign facility, state media reported Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday October 25, 2014
South Korean activists launched balloons on Saturday to send leaflets to North Korea with messages critical of its leader, ignoring threats of military action from Pyongyang and a plea by Seoul not to jeopardize efforts to improve ties with the North...
World | Reuters | Saturday October 25, 2014
A planned launch of balloons by South Korean activists to send leaflets to North Korea on Saturday with messages critical of its leader turned into a clash with residents of the border area who said the move will threaten peace between the Koreas.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released one of three Americans detained in the country taking into consideration "repeated requests" of U.S. President Barack Obama, Pyongyang's state KCNA news agency said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 9, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been out of sight for over a month and if he does not appear at a key political event early on Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power in the secretive country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 4, 2014
North and South Korea agreed Saturday to work on resuming a formal high-level dialogue that has effectively been suspended for seven months, the South's Unification Ministry said.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 2, 2014
In 1993, French neurosurgeon Francois-Xavier Roux received a phone call in Paris from an unidentified North Korean official. The then leader-in-waiting, Kim Jong Il, had suffered a head injury from a horse-riding accident and they wanted his advice.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 23, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry denounced human rights abuses in North Korea on Tuesday and called on Pyongyang to shut down its penal colonies riddled with "barbarity and inhumanity."
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 17, 2014
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming UN General Assembly.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labour for "hostile" acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 14, 2014
North Korea held a trial on Sunday morning for American Matthew Miller, who was detained in April for violating his tourist status when he entered the country. Details were not immediately available.