TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will likely extend its sanctions against North Korea because of Pyongyang's delay in reporting into its abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday without citing sources.
Pyongyang will "bolster up its war deterrence" if Washington deploys its THAAD system on South Korea's territory, warned North Korea's Foreign Ministry. According to the DPRK, the US missile defense system is meant to target North Korea, China and Russia, Washington's geopolitical rivals in the region.
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Russia and China discussed resuming six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program this week, while a South Korean diplomat said five of the participants had agreed on conditions to present to Pyongyang for restarting the negotiations.
Your friends are running the Pyongyang Marathon and you want to tag along, but have no interest in running. If that's you, you'll be glad to hear about the 1-Day Pyongyang Express Tour that Uri Tours is introducing. April 10 and April 13 are the only two dates for this extremely rare opportunity to see the North Korean capital in under 24 hours. [ more › ]
In this extra scene, VICE News speaks with a former lieutenant of the North Korean People’s Army about a failed assassination attempt on Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.
U.S. cyberspies swear they didn’t take down the Hermit Kingdom’s Internet after the Sony hack. And those spies weren’t the only ones rooting around Pyongyang’s servers.
Michael Moynihan joins On The Line to discuss his documentary "Propaganda Over Pyongyang"
Hyun Hak-bong, North Korea's ambassador to the United Kingdom, said that North Korea has the ability to launch a deadly warhead “at any time.”
VICE News travels to Seoul to meet frontline soldiers in the information war between North and South Korea — and to attend a clandestine launch of propaganda balloons into the Hermit Kingdom.
North Korea is believed to be behind the recent data leaks from South Korea's nuclear power plants, investigators said Tuesday.
Registrations for the Pyongyang Marathon close this Friday on March 20th, so for those of you still thinking about it -- delay no more and don't miss your final chance to sign up for your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in this unique sporting event. [ more › ]
The Obama administration is making moves towards holding secret talks to thaw and eventually normalize the US relationship with the North Korean government, according to a report by the Washington Times.
North Korea has test-fired seven surface-to-air missiles into the Sea of Japan.
South Korea does not intend to purchase a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, a US anti-ballistic missile system, to defend itself against the missile threat from Pyongyang despite growing support for the move in the ruling Saenuri Party.
The country had virtually sealed its borders in late October and imposed strict travel bans in response to the Ebola epidemic
State media in Pyongyang applauded the slashing of Mark Lippert
Pyongyang said it welcomed the attack on Mark Lippert, who was assaulted in Seoul by a knife-wielding political activist who said he opposed joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
It was all a bit off-again, on-again, but now it's finally confirmed. The North Korean government has decided that it does actually want foreign and amateur runners at the 28th edition of the Pyongyang Marathon, which takes place this April. [ more › ]
The North Koreans are generous but perplexing hosts, according to National Intelligence Director James Clapper. According to Reuters, the spy chief says that during his secret mission to Pyongyang last November to bring two Americans home, a general treated him to a "marvelous" 12-course banquet at a restaurant over a...
Pyongyang has announced the lifting of Ebola-related travel and tourism restrictions which have been in force since last October.