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Stories with place: Pyongyang
  • North Korea's capital hosts international marathon 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:27 am
  • PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

  • North Korea's capital hosts international marathon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:42 am
  • PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

  • Institute: Water woes endanger NKorea reactor 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:20 pm
  • WASHINGTON - North Korea may have temporarily shut down a plutonium reactor earlier this year as it grappled with water supply problems that could threaten the safety of its nuclear complex, a U.S. research institute said Monday.

  • US sending 2 warships to Japan to counter NKorea 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:29 am
  • TOKYO - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the U.S. will send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect its neighbors.

  • US to deploy 2 more destroyers to Japan by 2017 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:43 pm
  • TOKYO - The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.

  • North Korea says US 'hell-bent on regime change' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 10:50 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - North Korea on Friday accused the United States of being "hell-bent on regime change" and warned that any maneuvers with that intention will be viewed as a "red line" that will result in countermeasures.

  • Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie? 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 2:59 pm
  • TOKYO - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's distinctive hairstyle is the 'do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the capital is now under orders to get a buzz just like it. But it appears the barbers of Pyongyang aren't exactly sharpening their scissors.

  • North Korea fires 2 missiles as its rivals meet 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:31 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the U.S. said, a defiant challenge to a rare three-way summit of its rivals Seoul, Tokyo and Washington that focused on the North's security threat.