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  • For North Korea, Iran-style nuclear deal not an option story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 7:01 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - If any hopes have been raised that the progress between the United States and Iran to halt Tehran's development of nuclear weapons could bring change in Pyongyang, North Korea has gone out of its way to thwart them.

  • US institute: NKorea launch site upgrade complete 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 2:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch site now appears complete amid expectations in rival South Korea that a launch could take place in October, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday.

  • With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:26 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago.

  • 'The Girl With Seven Names' reveals complexities of freedom 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 9:54 am

    "The Girl With Seven Names" (William Collins), by Hyeonseo Lee with David John

  • Seoul: North Korea media confirms purging of defense chief 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 1:28 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has officially confirmed the purging of its defense chief two months after Seoul's spy service said he had been executed for disloyalty to leader Kim Jong Un, a South Korean official said Monday.