A Canadian pastor who was detained in North Korea appeared at a news conference in Pyongyang Thursday, after being arrested while on a humanitarian visit. Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim said that he had been engaged in activities that could topple the North Korean government and violated the country’s Ebola...
The pastor of a Korean megachurch in Canada was detained in a North Korean airport in February and appeared before media in Pyongyang on Thursday where he admitted to various alleged crimes against the Communist state, including "perpetrating a scheme to over throw the state."
TORONTO (Reuters) - The head pastor of one of Canada's largest congregations, who has been detained by North Korea since February, appeared before media in Pyongyang and admitted to allegations against him, a spokeswoman for his Toronto-area church said on Thursday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid a visit to a high-profile Air Force combat contest, describing it as part of "war preparations" against the United States and South Korea, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday.
Hitler sporting a Karl Marx beard and a swastika formed with axes are just some of the provocative pieces starring at the first show ever by Slovenia's shock art collective, NSK. The show launches as the now cult Slovenian art project again ruffles establishment feathers by staging a pair of unlikely summer concerts in pariah nation North Korea. Show More Summary
South Korea, Japan and the United States will meet in Tokyo on Friday to discuss Pyongyang’s contentious nuclear program, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Monday.
Hunchun (China) (AFP) - Like many Chinese hotels, the Kunlun International hotel has rock bottom prices. It also boasts rooms with round beds and dance poles, and an all-female North Korean rock band who belt out "Anthem of the Worker's Party" and other socialist classics every night. Show More Summary
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - A Slovenian avant-garde rock band that plans to be the first western pop act to perform in North Korea said it aimed to provoke debate beyond the isolated country's borders.
US officials wondering whether the landmark nuclear deal with Iran would make North Korea reconsider its own nuclear program have their answer: Absolutely not. Though North Korea, like its ally Iran, is sanctioned by the US, EU, and UN, a foreign ministry rep for Pyongyang says its development of nuclear...
In first response to Iran nuclear deal, regime says Pyongyang "remains unchanged in the mission of its nuclear force"
Pyongyang says it will not give up its nuclear capabilities, adding programme is an "essential deterrence" against US.
“North Koreans went to the polls on Sunday for tightly controlled local elections that saw a 99.97 per cent turnout, state media reported,” the Telegraph reports. “Pyongyang’s state news agency reported that voters were ‘singing and dancing’ as they cast [...]
North Korea has refused to attend regional security conference in Seoul, a South Korean official said.
A planned satellite launch means Pyongyang has more missile muscle than we knew
The meeting could help improve relations between the countries, a senior North Korean official said.
North Korea has invited the entire US House of Representatives to take a tour of the Pyongyang Bio-technical Institute, a facility that biological weapons experts believe is intended to produce massive quantities of anthrax. Speaking...Show More Summary
Did Pyongyang accidentally release pictures of its WMD labs? Or was the Kim regime making a not-so-subtle threat?
By James Pearson SEOUL, July 14 (Reuters) - North Korea has installed cycle lanes on major thoroughfares running through Pyongyang in an apparent bid to cut down on pedestrian accidents as more people have the cash to spend on bicycles to get around. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has installed cycle lanes on major thoroughfares running through Pyongyang in an apparent bid to cut down on pedestrian accidents as more people have the cash to spend on bicycles to get around.
Park Ihn-hwi Global Governance, Asia South Korea is finally serious about stopping North Korea's human rights violations. Despite North Korean threats, the United Nations created on June 23 an office in Seoul to combat Pyongyang’s egregious human rights violations. Show More Summary