North Korea

North Korea Official: Kim Jong Un Approves 'Final Attack Operation' On South KoreaA North Korean military official said on Friday that senior party and defense officials led by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Thursday night and "reviewed and approved the final attack operation."
US Envoy Heads To Seoul, Beijing For Talks On Unpredictable North Korea ActionsA senior U.S. envoy will hold joint talks about North Korea next week with Japan and South Korea, and then with China.
Spy Agency: Kim Jong Un Executes North Korea Defense Chief For Sleeping During Meeting, Talking BackNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his defense chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to the young leader, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday, citing what it called credible information.
US Researchers: Hundreds Of North Korean Ballistic Missiles Threaten AsiaNuclear-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.
Seoul: North Korea Fires 4 Short-Range Projectiles Into The SeaPyongyang has been conducting weapons tests since the South Korean and U.S. militaries began joint drills last month.
North Korea: Knife Attack On US Ambassador 'Deserved Punishment'U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was hospitalized Thursday after after being attacked by a man who demanded the reunification of North and South Korea, officials said.
UN Official: NKorean Human Rights, Cult Of Kim Can't CoexistA campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war
Watchdog: North Korea Trying To Restart Nuclear ReactorAnalysts at the U.S.-Korea Institute warn Pyongyang may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown.
Obama Orders Sanctions On North Korea In Retaliation For Sony CyberattackPresident Barack Obama has ordered sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Obama Orders Sanctions on North Korea Over Sony HackPresident Barack Obama has ordered sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Sony: PlayStation Back Online After 3-Day OutageSony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.
Longstanding Divide Between Sony's Japanese Parent Company, US-Led Motion PicturesThe stolid silence of Sony's Tokyo headquarters over the hoopla surrounding Sony Pictures Entertainment's "The Interview" underscores the longstanding divide between the Japanese parent company and its U.S.-led and -run motion pictures subsidiary, successor to Columbia Pictures.