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North Korea Launches 2 Mid-Range Missiles

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.22.2016 | World

SEOUL/TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) - North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile on Wednesday to a high altitude in the directi...

These Photos Reveal The Stark Contrasts Between Life In North And South Korea

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 05.31.2016 | World

Geographical neighbors but political enemies, North and South Korea have had a deeply strained relationship ever since their division into individual ...

Report: Attempted North Korea Missile Launch Fails

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 05.30.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday morning but the launch appears to have failed, South Ko...

Kim Jong Un Promoted To Party Chairman

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 05.10.2016 | World

PYONGYANG, May 10 (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over a mass rally and parade on Tuesday in the capital's main ceremonial square...

Kim Jong-un Announces A Five-Year Plan For North Korea

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.08.2016 | World

PYONGYANG, May 8 (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country would not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by oth...

What To Know About North Korea's First Party Congress In 35 Years

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.05.2016 | World

North Korea is set to hold its first Worker's Party congress in over 35 years on Friday, in one of the biggest political events of Kim Jong-un's young...

Oral History As A Way Of Learning

Jane Jun | Posted 04.26.2016 | College
Jane Jun

I wonder what sorts of discoveries we, as students, can also gain from examining our own family histories, and the kinds of thought-provoking and extraordinary tales we can unearth about how we came to be where we are today.

North Korea Fires Submarine-Launched Missile, Claims South

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 04.23.2016 | World

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast on Saturday, South Korea said, amid conce...

2 Senior North Korean Officials Defected Last Year, South Reveals

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.11.2016 | World

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Two senior North Korean officials, including an army colonel specializing in espionage against the South, defected to South ...

13 North Koreans Working Abroad Seek Asylum In South In Unusual Defection

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.08.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - Thirteen North Koreans who worked at a restaurant run by the isolated state in a third country are seeking political asylum in South...

North Korea Claims Rocket Engine Success

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.24.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea successfully tested a solid-fuel engine that boosted the power of its ballistic rockets, state media reported on Thursda...

My Surreal Experience Eating In A North Korean Restaurant

Kyle Le | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

Outside of North Korea, it's next to impossible to try a sampling of Pyongyang's culinary classics, unless you're in Vietnam of course. Vietnam has everything these days. With all the political issues surrounding North Korea, nobody really talks about their cuisine. But the question remains, is it good? I went to find out.

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.17.2016 | World

SEOUL, March 18 (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday that flew about 800 km (500 miles) off its east coast into the sea, South ...

North Korea Claims It Has Miniaturized Nuclear Warheads

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.08.2016 | World

SEOUL, March 9 (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country has miniaturized nuclear warheads to be mounted on ballistic missiles, the...

North Korea Threatens All-Out Offensive Against U.S.

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.07.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. troops began large-scale military exercises on Monday in an annual test of their defenses against North Korea,...

North Korea Fires Short-Range Projectiles Hours After U.N. Imposes Sanctions

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.02.2016 | World

SEOUL, March 3 (Reuters) - North Korea fired several short-range projectiles into the sea on Thursday, hours after the United Nations' Security Counci...

South Korea Vows More Action Against North Korea After Rocket Launch

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

SEOUL, Feb 16 (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye pledged on Tuesday further "strong" measures against North Korea, after suspending oper...

North Korea Ramps Up The Rhetoric After South's Suspension Of Operations In Industrial Zone

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.11.2016 | World

PAJU, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea said it was kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday, calling ...

South Korea To Suspend Operations At Joint Factory Park With North

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.10.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday it would suspend operations at a jointly run factory park just inside North Korea following the North'...

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket It Says Is Carrying Satellite

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.07.2016 | World

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbors and the United States denounced the launch a...

North Korea Trash Talks South Korea With Exploding Garbage-Filled Balloons

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.04.2016 | World

North Korea is literally fighting dirty in its latest battle with its southern neighbor. For the past few weeks, the communist nation has been floati...

U.S. Troops Put On Highest Alert For Any North Korea Provocation

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.11.2016 | World

SEOUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - U.S. forces in South Korea were put on their highest level of alert on Monday in case of any provocation from North Korea, f...

U.S. Flies B-52 Bomber Over South Korea In Show Of Force Against North Korea

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

The United States deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally South Korea on Sunday, a show of force following North Korea's nuclear te...

U.S. Flies Bomber Over South Korea In Show Of Force Against North Korea

Bloomberg | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

The U.S. flew a B-52 long-range bomber over South Korea in a show of force after North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test....

Why South Koreans Are Immune to North Korea's Threats

Dohoon Kim | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Dohoon Kim

I'm not saying what happened wasn't dangerous, but the fact is Koreans in less than a day have turned away from that news. To be honest, even the day it happened, people here didn't make a huge fuss about it.