Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea's nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang's ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons." Abe, the first...Show More Summary
Pyongyang’s biennial cinema fest offers a rare glimpse of the outside world inside the ‘Hermit Kingdom.’
South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. The International Federation of...Show More Summary
An American strategic bomber landed in South Korea on Wednesday in a show of force the US said was aimed at reminding Pyongyang of its powerful military assets in the region. The move comes a day after North Korea claimed it had successfully...Show More Summary
North Korea does not naturally inspire optimism. Yet the tone among expert observers of the country's missile and nuclear programs has taken an unmistakably pessimistic tilt of late. Concern is mounting at Pyongyang's rapid technical advances. Show More Summary
North Korea is ready to "counter-attack" in the face of ongoing "provocation" from the United States, its foreign minister said Thursday amid a spike in tension caused by Pyongyang's latest nuclear test. "The Korean people have indicated...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the flight of US Air Force bombers over South Korea, the North mocked the show of force in a statement from Pyongyang's controlled media. "They are bluffing that B-1Bs are enough for fighting an all-out nuclear...Show More Summary
The Ryanggang Hotel in Pyongyang - which is described by locals as a 'first class' establishment - has received negative reviews on TripAdvisor, with guests describing it as 'dirty,cold and hideous'.
North Korea may be isolated in the international community but it now has a modest ally on the Spanish coast - the Pyongyang Cafe, a bar founded to support Kim Jong Un's rule.
North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of pushing the Korean Peninsula to "the point of explosion" after it dispatched two huge bombers in a show of force against Pyongyang. The supersonic B-1B Lancers flew over South Korea...Show More Summary
What to do with the pygmy of Pyongyang, the mad marshal of the Hermit Kingdom, by which I mean Kim Jong-un, the thirtysomething tyrant of North Korea? On Sept. 9, his scientists set off their country’s fifth nuclear test, but there were two differences this time. Show More Summary
Hello! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday. 1. Weapons experts say North Korea will have enough material for 20 nuclear bombs by the end of this year. Pyongyang conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test last week and, according to South Korea, is preparing for another. 2. Show More Summary
North Korea’s fifth nuclear test is yet more evidence of how ineffective sanctions are in deterring Pyongyang while China is unwilling or unable to intervene, analysts say, with some arguing a new approach might be necessary — engagement. Since Pyongyang’s first nuclear test sent tremors worldwide, it has been hit by five sets of United
Two huge US strategic bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea following Pyongyang’s fifth and largest-ever nuclear test. The supersonic B-1B Lancers reached airspace over the US Osan Air Base at Pyeongtaek, 64 kilometres (40 miles) south of Seoul, at around 10:00 am (0100 GMT). Each aircraft,
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: S. Korea unveils plan to raze Pyongyang in case of signs of nuclear attack. South Korea has already developed a plan to annihilate the North Korean capital of Pyongyang through intensive bombing in case the North shows any signs of a nuclear attack, a military source in Seoul said Sunday. “Every […]
North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North’s fifth test drew widespread condemnation. Pyongyang set off its most powerful...Show More Summary
Out in the real world news is happening and here are the highlights. Following North Korea’s recent nuclear detonation, its southern neighbor has threatened to annihilate a section of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, should the North give any hint that it’s preparing an atomic strike against the South. The section of Pyongyang in question […]
The US may impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea, according to the US special representative for Pyongyang. “In addition to action in the Security Council, both the US and Japan, together with the Republic of Korea, will be looking at unilateral measures, as well as bilateral measures, as well...