Kim Jong-Un climbs North Korea's highest mountain

2015-04-19 08:40

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain, state-run media say, arriving at the summit to tell troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons.

North Korea challenges US to prove Sony hack involvement

2015-01-14 08:35

North Korea is insisting it had nothing to do with the cyberattack on Sony Pictures and is challenging the United States to provide evidence of the country's involvement.

South Korea's sneaky plan to smuggle The Interview into North Korea

2014-12-31 11:44

A South Korean activist said that he will launch balloons carrying DVDs of Sony's The Interview toward North Korea.

Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in reversal of plans

2014-12-25 12:05

Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released The Interview online — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the comedy.

Stoned Seth Rogen reveals why Kim Jong Un was target of new film

2014-12-18 12:54

A few weeks ago, when a freshly stoned Seth Rogen sat down for a lunch interview about The Interview , the likelihood of trouble seemed remote.

North Korea reveals rank of Kim Jong Un's sister

2014-11-27 14:01

North Korea revealed Thursday that Kim Jong-Un's younger sister holds the title of a senior party official, confirming her rise through the ranks as a potential key aide to the young leader.

Putin backs deeper ties with North Korea

2014-11-19 18:47

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for deeper ties with North Korea to improve regional security, after holding talks with an envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Pyongyang developing sea-based missiles

2014-10-28 20:54

North Korea has built a facility for testing sea-based missiles a US expert says.

North Korea leader no show on anniversary, health rumours

2014-10-10 07:03

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apparently broke tradition by not visiting the mausoleum of his predecessors on the 69th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea, fuelling speculation over his health.

Kim Jong Un is sick says media

2014-09-26 13:56

Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is suffering from 'discomfort', state media says in the first official acknowledgement of ill health after a prolonged period out of the public eye.


North Korea must abolish cult of Kim

2015-02-02 19:26

North Koreans who dare criticize the Kim family are punished severely and face horrific treatment in prison camps around the country.

South Korea open to summit with North

2015-01-12 11:21

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says she is open to holding a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without any pre-condition and urged Pyongyang to promptly return to dialogue.

South Korea proposes talks with North Korea

2014-12-29 10:40

A top South Korean official has offered to hold high-level talks with North Korea in January, as Pyongyang battles growing pressure over human rights and a cyber row with the US.

The Interview’s Kim Jong Un death scene leaked

2014-12-19 09:58

The climax scene of the Sony Pictures’ comedy film has been leaked after the studio suffered one of corporate America's worst-ever hacking incidents.

Refugees alive and well, says North Korea

2014-12-11 13:59

North Korea has released a fresh video on Thursday purportedly showing nine young defectors in an apparent bid to refute claims that they had been executed or imprisoned.

North Korea threatens to beef up military capability

2014-11-20 09:53

North Korea has threatened to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls US hostility that led to the approval of a landmark UN resolution on its human rights violations.

Enough evidence to hold N Korea's Kim accountable - UN

2014-11-13 11:39

A UN investigator says there is enough evidence to hold North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accountable for “massive” human rights atrocities committed by the state.

Kim Jong Un makes first appearance in weeks

2014-10-14 10:37

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in weeks, official news reports.

Mystery over N Korean leader fuels health rumours

2014-09-29 17:45

North Korea’s authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un has made no public appearance for three weeks, fuelling rumours about his health.

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

2014-08-20 14:09

In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea has called US Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw".

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