N Korea calls first ruling party congress for 35 years

2015-10-30 10:55

North Korea has announced it would convene a congress of its ruling Workers’ Party for the first time in 35 years, reviving a forum last gathered under the rule of current leader Kim Jong-Un’s grandfather, Kim Il-Sung.

North Korea prepared to risk 'all-out war'

2015-08-21 22:16

North Korea has warned that it is prepared to risk "all-out war" as leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt propaganda broadcasts across the border.

North Korea hits back after Obama comments

2015-01-31 14:03

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reportedly says the country will not sit idly by "with rabid dogs barking" about toppling its socialist system, after comments by US President Barack Obama that the regime was doomed.

North Korea's internet shuts down for 9 hours after Sony hack

2014-12-23 07:09

North Korea's internet went dark for several hours amid rumors of US retaliation over its alleged hacking of a Hollywood studio.

AWOL Kim Jong-un could ease path to peace

2014-10-09 20:33

Kim Jong-un has apparently gone AWOL, the reason for his sudden invisibility mysterious.

South Korea warns North over missile tests

2014-07-15 07:56

South Korea has warned North Korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their joint border.

North Korea fires projectiles before Xi's Seoul visit

2014-07-02 09:47

North Korea has fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials say, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul.

North Korea detains third US tourist

2014-06-06 11:44

North Korea says it has detained a US tourist for "hostile activities" after he reportedly left a bible at a hotel, bringing to three the number of Americans held by the reclusive regime.

N Korea leader didn't execute uncle - Rodman

2014-05-06 08:53

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman claims North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un did not execute his uncle and that he saw him during a recent trip to the Stalinist state.

S Korea, US to hold largest-ever joint air drill

2014-04-10 09:15

South Korea's military says it would hold its largest-ever joint air drill with the United States as tensions mount over a series of threats from North Korea.


Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with South Korea

2015-08-28 10:06

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un says nuclear weapons, not negotiating skills secured what he described as a 'landmark' agreement with South Korea to end a dangerous military standoff.

North Korean polls see 99.9%

2015-07-19 21:53

Local elections in North Korea have enjoyed a massive 99.97% voter participation rate.

US woman deported from S Korea for praising North

2015-01-12 12:52

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says an anti-North Korea law is needed after a Korean-American was deported to the US for making positive comments about the North.

North Korea airs video of Kim walking with limp

2014-11-07 09:24

North Korean state TV has aired footage of Kim Jong-Un for the first time in more than two months, showing the leader walking without a stick but with a pronounced limp.

North Korea fires 3 rockets as pope visits South

2014-08-14 05:50

North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast, South Korea's Ministry of Defence says, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.

North Korea to send cheerleaders to South

2014-07-07 08:52

North Korea says it would send a cheerleading squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea, as it issued a fresh call for improved ties with Seoul following a series of missile tests.

N Korea's Kim guides rocket firing drills

2014-06-30 12:08

North Korea says that leader Kim Jong Un has guided the test launches of tactical ballistic rockets aimed at US and South Korean forces, the second such launch drill reported in state media in three days.

N Korea vows 'merciless' revenge against South

2014-05-13 15:50

North Korea has vowed "merciless" reprisals after a South Korean military official suggested the isolated Stalinist nation should simply disappear.

French cheese experts snub North Korea

2014-04-23 12:39

A French school has turned down the rare chance to train North Koreans in the proud Gallic art of cheese-making.

S Korea now has all of North in missile range

2014-04-04 09:55

South Korea says it had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of carrying a one-ton payload to any part of North Korea.

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