- UN confirms Ban will visit Moscow for WW2 Victory Day Updated: May-04-15 3:11 pm
- Review: 'North Korea Confidential' shows world slipping in Updated: May-04-15 9:40 am
"North Korea Confidential" (Tuttle Publishing), by Daniel Tudor and James Pearson
- North Korea officially squelches speculation of Kim trip Updated: May-04-15 5:55 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea announced Monday that the head of its parliament will attend this month's Victory Day celebration in Moscow, squelching speculation that supreme leader Kim Jong Un would use the event to make his international debut.
- S. Korea urges N. Korea to release New York Univ. student Updated: May-03-15 11:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to quickly free a South Korean student of New York University detained in the North for illegally entering the country.
- Despite protests, Expo 2015 a potential diplomatic setting Updated: May-01-15 1:53 pm
MILAN - The Expo 2015 world's fair showed potential as a backdrop for serious diplomacy as it opened Friday for a six-month run, even as it also served as a lightning rod for anti-globalization protests.
- North Korean diplomats cause chaos at UN event on rights Updated: Apr-30-15 2:28 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A U.S.-organized event on North Korea's human rights briefly turned into chaos at the U.N. on Thursday as North Korean diplomats insisted on reading a statement of protest, amid shouts from defectors, and then stormed out.
- Kremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow on May 9 Updated: Apr-30-15 8:34 am
MOSCOW - The reclusive leader of North Korea won't be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman announced Thursday.
- 3 killed in Chinese town where North Koreans blamed in past Updated: Apr-30-15 6:41 am
BEIJING - China said Thursday it was investigating the killings of three villagers in a border town where North Korean guards have been accused of crossing over to commit thefts and slayings.
- S. Korea says Kim Jong Un executed 15 officials this year Updated: Apr-29-15 7:17 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers on Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year who were accused of challenging his authority.
- Seoul leans toward allowing group of women to cross DMZ Updated: Apr-22-15 3:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Wednesday that it will likely support a proposed walk across the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas by prominent women including Gloria Steinem in what is planned as a call for the reunification of the two countries.
- US: NKorea should learn from nuclear talks with Iran Updated: Apr-21-15 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON - North Korea should learn from the emerging nuclear deal with Iran that Washington is willing to engage its adversaries if it has a "credible" partner to negotiate with, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday.
- Eritrea, North Korea called world's most censored states Updated: Apr-21-15 10:38 am
UNITED NATIONS - The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says.
- Raytheon buying cybersecurity company for about $1.9 billion Updated: Apr-20-15 10:14 am
NEW YORK - Raytheon is buying cybersecurity company Websense from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $1.9 billion in a move aimed at making defense-grade cyber protection available to commercial companies.
- WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents Updated: Apr-16-15 5:59 pm
NEW YORK - Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet.
- Deployment of US missile defense considered for South Korea Updated: Apr-16-15 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON - China should not be concerned if the U.S. deploys an advanced missile defense system in South Korea to counter the threat from a nuclear North Korea, a U.S. military commander said Thursday.
- Former US envoy for NKorea nominated to post in Thailand Updated: Apr-13-15 5:54 pm
- On Carter's first Asia trip as Pentagon chief, calm prevails Updated: Apr-12-15 11:47 am
HONOLULU - No news is good news. That might have been the bumper sticker for Ash Carter's first tour of Asia as secretary of defense.
- Former ambassador: Early idea to invite Kim to US rejected Updated: Apr-10-15 8:20 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A former ambassador to South Korea says he once suggested that Kim Jong Un be invited to the United States for an "orientation trip" when Kim's father still led North Korea, but the idea was rejected - which he calls a mistake.
- Dollar may be next screw for US to tighten on North Korea Updated: Apr-09-15 10:26 am
TOKYO - The last time the United States tried the military option on North Korea, more than a million died, a hostile and unexpectedly resilient adversary emerged and instead of regime change it got three generations of the Kim family. Understandably, there is little appetite in Washington to try that again. But if sending in the Marines is off the table, what's an administration to do?
- NKorea says it deports American for plotting, making videos Updated: Apr-09-15 3:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has deported an American woman who frequently visited the country over the past 20 years, accusing her of engaging in "plot-breeding and propaganda."
- Carter: NK missile test-firing reminder of danger in region Updated: Apr-09-15 2:49 am
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday that the latest test-firing of short-range missiles by North Korea is fresh evidence that the Korean Peninsula is a potential flashpoint for conflict.
- UN says North Korea aid faces 'significant underfunding' Updated: Apr-09-15 1:49 am
UNITED NATIONS - A new United Nations report says humanitarian aid for North Korea faces "significant underfunding" while about 70 percent of the population faces food insecurity, and it says recent U.S. sanctions forced U.N. agencies to suspend some programs and operations last year.
- US researchers: Hundreds of NKorea missiles threaten Asia Updated: Apr-07-15 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Nuclear-armed North Korea already has hundreds of ballistic missiles that can target its neighbors in Northeast Asia but will need foreign technology to upgrade its arsenal and pose a more direct threat to the United States, U.S. researchers said Tuesday.