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North Korean Leader's Mentor Removed From All Posts

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is reshuffling its most powerful institution, the military, dismissing its army chief – a key mentor to y...

North Korean Rocket Launch Offers Valuable Peek Inside

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

TOKYO — As the U.S. and its allies decry North Korea's planned rocket launch, they're also rushing to capitalize on the rare opportunity it pres...

Kim Jong Un Commands Live-Fire Drills

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's new leader Kim Jong Un commanded live-fire drills involving all three branches of the military, state media ...

PHOTOS: North Korea Holds Military Drills

AP | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean troops brandished weapons given to them by new leader Kim Jong Un as they carried out live-fire drills nea...

Kim Jong Un's Inner Circle Filled With Old, Military Men

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Wherever North Korea's young new leader goes, they're there: a group of graying military and political officials who s...

North Korea Tests Short-Range Missiles

AP | By SAM KIM | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea fired three short-range missiles this week in an apparent routine test of its technology, a South Korean official sa...

North Korea Missile Test Reported After Announcement Of Kim Jong Il Death

AP | By SAM KIM | Posted 02.18.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea conducted at least one short-range missile test Monday, the same day it announced the death of leader Kim Jong Il, S...

China Strengthens Alliance With North Korea

AP | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

BEIJING — China said Friday it would strengthen military ties with ally North Korea, amid continuing tensions between Pyongyang and Seoul and st...

North Korea Vows Military Action Against South

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea vowed Friday to launch "retaliatory military actions" against South Korea, a threat that came days after Seoul ...

North Korea Threatens To Attack South Korea, U.S.

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean and U.S. troops began annual military drills Monday that North Korea slammed as a rehearsal for an invasion th...

North Korea Fires Artillery Off West Coast

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired about 110 rounds of artillery Monday near its disputed sea border with South Korea, the South's military ...

North Korean Aircraft Crashes In China

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A North Korean aircraft, which may be a fighter jet, has crashed in China near the country's shared border, say Chinese and South Korean reports....

South Korea Begins Large-Scale Military Exercises

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Military tension on the Korean peninsula rose Thursday after North Korea threatened to attack any South Korean ships enteri...

North Korea Threatens 'Physical Response' To U.S. Military Moves

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) HANOI, Vietnam - North Korea on Friday threatened the United States and South Korea with a "physical response" to planned weekend naval exercise...

North Korea Warns US Of "Thousand-Fold" Military Action Day After Obama Meeting

AP | MIKE ECKEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia and China urged North Korea on Wednesday to return to the negotiating table on the fate of its rogue nuclear programs _ an unusu...