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Who Was Jang Song Thaek?

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 12.13.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Jang Song Thaek rose from a municipal bureaucrat to North Korea's No. 2 official — behind only leader Kim Jong Un. But ...

LOOK: First Photos Of Kim's Ousted Uncle Emerge

Posted 12.09.2013 | World

After several days of speculation, North Korea confirmed that Kim Jong Un's once-powerful uncle was removed from power. The North Korean regime accuse...

NKorea Arrests Alleged SKorean Spy

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's security agency said Thursday it arrested a South Korean spy in Pyongyang who ...

Economic Reformer Named NKorea's PM

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea has chosen a new premier who was reportedly sacked as prime minister in 2007 after proposing a U.S.-style wage syste...

NKorea's Parliament Meets Amid Nuclear Tension

AP | FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's parliament approved the appointment of a new premier seen by outside experts as an economic reformer one day ...

North Korea: South Korea Cyber Attack Accusation After Website Hacked (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea is accusing South Korean Internet users of hacking into one of its websites, calling the behavior a provocation...

Obama Slaps North Korea With New Sanctions

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday widened the scope of U.S. financial penalties against North Korea, escalating pressure on the Py...

Kim Jong-Il Promotes Family Member As New Right-Hand Man

AP | JAE-SOON CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean strongman Kim Jong Il is officially back on center stage following a reported stroke, but has promoted a trust...