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.
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.
White House Declines To Say Whether US Was Responsible For North Korea Internet ShutdownKey North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.
NYC Premiere of Rogen, Franco Film Canceled As Threats FlyThreats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled. Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.
Report: North Korea Orders People Named 'Kim Jong Un' To Change NamesNorth Korea has ordered any person who shares the name of leader Kim Jong Un to immediately change their name, birth certificate and any other legal paperwork.
Clapper Leads Secret Presidential Envoy To Retrieve 2 Americans Imprisoned In North KoreaAt first blush, James Clapper, the gruff former general who serves as director of national intelligence, seemed an odd choice of presidential envoy for a secret mission to retrieve two Americans imprisoned in North Korea.
North Korea: US Must Make Formal Apology To Free PrisonersThe United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.
South Korea: 2 Koreas Exchange Gunfire Along BorderSecond shooting in 10 days is Pyongyang's reaction to the release by activists of balloons from the south urging North Koreans to rise up against Kim Jong-Un.
Kim Jong Un Reportedly Makes First Appearance In 5 WeeksNorth Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country's most powerful person.
Religion, Mental Health Problems Draw Many Americans To North KoreaTime and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It's incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have crossed in the opposite direction, at great risk.
South Korea Detains American In Waters Near BorderSouth Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into North Korea.
3 Detained Americans In North Korea Call For US To Send High-Ranking Rep To Free ThemNorth Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
South Korean Official: North Korea 'Must Disappear Soon'A rhetorical battle between the rival Koreas intensified Monday with a South Korean official saying North Korea "must disappear soon."