North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim assassination

2017-02-23 06:03

North Korea's state media has broken a 10-day silence on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for its "immoral" handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse.

N Korea marks Kim Il-Sung birthday with pledge

2014-04-15 08:02

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has paid respects to his grandfather Kim Il-Sung as the country marked the birthday of its late founder with renewed calls for loyalty to the Kim dynasty.

N Koreans vote in parliament 'election'

2014-03-09 08:43

North Koreans have voted in a pre-determined election for a rubber-stamp parliament - an exercise that doubles as a national head count and may offer clues to power shifts in Pyongyang.

Japan brings N Korea kidnappings to UN

2013-08-28 09:00

A United Nations team probing North Korea's human rights record is in Japan, as Tokyo campaigns to publicise the kidnapping of its nationals by Pyongyang agents.

N Korea kidnap numbers 'much higher'

2013-05-28 12:01

The number of Japanese people kidnapped by North Korea decades ago to train its spies may be far higher than previously thought, a report says, citing a former Pyongyang agent.

US seeks amnesty for sentenced American

2013-05-03 14:41

The US has called on North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years' hard labour for "hostile acts" against the state.

Lose 'nuclear stick' N Korea tells US

2013-04-17 12:01

North Korea says it is open to talks, but not as long as the United States is "brandishing a nuclear stick," while Washington insisted that negotiations depend on Pyongyang.

US urges talks amidst N Korea threat

2013-04-15 07:55

Secretary of State John Kerry has said the US will talk with North Korea if it takes "meaningful steps" towards peace, as the world anticipates a missile launch.

North Korea training 'cyber warriors'

2013-03-25 11:02

South Korean security experts say North Korea has been training a team of computer-savvy "cyber warriors" as cyberspace becomes a fertile battleground in the nations' rivalry.

Dead world leaders on display

2013-03-08 12:01

Take a look at a list of world leaders whose bodies have been preserved for perpetual display, as Venezuela's government plans to do with Hugo Chavez.


North Korea says Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy is an 'act of terror'

2014-06-25 18:00

North Korea denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un as a "wanton act of terror".

North Korea leader enjoys 100% 'poll' win

2014-03-10 09:17

North Korea's state media has confirmed - a 100%, no-abstention poll victory for leader Kim Jong-Un in the country's stage-managed parliamentary election.

N Korean leader to add 'MP' to his many titles

2014-02-04 09:02

North Korea has confirmed that leader Kim Jong-Un will be a candidate in next month's parliamentary elections, which will be closely watched for clues on power shifts in Pyongyang.

Korea talks raise hopes amidst animosity

2013-06-11 12:03

The two Koreas will hold their highest-level talks in years in an effort to restore scrapped joint economic projects and ease animosity marked by recent threats of nuclear war.

N Korea sends 'special envoy' to China

2013-05-22 07:58

North Korea has sent a top military official to China as a personal envoy of leader Kim Jong-Un, at a time of strained relations with Beijing and ahead of a key China-US summit.

S Korea offers North talks, with warning

2013-04-25 08:22

South Korea has formally offered North Korea talks on suspended operations at their joint Kaesong industrial zone, and hinted it might pull out entirely if Pyongyang declines.

N Korea threatens South for 'monstrous' act

2013-04-16 10:00

North Korea has threatened the South with imminent "sledge-hammer" retaliation, unless Seoul apologised for anti-Pyongyang protestors burning effigies of its revered leaders.

N Korea keeps world on edge over launch

2013-04-11 15:55

North Korea is keeping the world on edge over an expected missile launch while it turns its own energies to celebrating leaders past and present amid soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula.


Dead world leaders on show

2013-03-08 13:39
It's not uncommon for the embalmed bodies to communist leaders to be displayed. See pictures from mausoleums around the world.

It's not uncommon for the embalmed bodies to communist leaders to be displayed. See pictures from mausoleums around the world.

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Neighbours prep military after nuke test

2013-02-13 10:04

North Korea's neighbours have bolstered their military preparations and mobilised scientists to determine whether Pyongyang's third nuclear test was as successful as the North claimed.

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