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AP Denies Claim That North Korea Censors Pyongyang Bureau

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.29.2014 | Media

The Associated Press has publicly denied a report that accused the news agency of allowing its Pyongyang bureau to be censored by the North Korean gov...

State News Agency Announces Unicorn Lair Find, Cite History Books As Proof Of Creature's Existence

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.04.2012 | World

Update, Dec. 3: According to website io9, the state-sponsored Korean Central News Agency making the announcement poorly translated the alleged findin...

North Korea Sending Workers To China To Fund State

Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

The North Korean government is making money off the backs of its population. China is allowing about 40,000 North Korean seamstresses, mechanics, ...

Pyongyang and Tehran

Michael Brenner | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Michael Brenner

North Korea's military capabilities and intentions get scant attention in the American media, among politicians, and in Congress, in contrast to the all-consuming obsession with Iran. Why?

Why We Should Not Be 'Leaping' for Joy at the North Korea Deal

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

Given North Korea's lengthy history of stringing out the negotiation process with West to deliver little or nothing in return, and given its history of reneging on previously agreed deals, we are skeptical that this deal will achieve what the Obama administration hopes it will.

How to End the Craziness With North Korea

Eric Margolis | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

South Korea toiled its way out of dire poverty four decades ago, creating an economic miracle. Equally industrious, determined North Koreans could do the same today, if given half a chance.

Reuters Makes History In North Korea

Katherine Fung | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

Reuters has announced plans to partner with North Korea's state media agency KCNA to access news video from the country via satellite. The company ...

Kim's son gets key party posts

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

North Korean leader names youngest son for two official and influential positions at ruling party meeting in Pyongyang....

North Korea's Economy Is a Disaster, But the Family Business Is Thriving

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

As nation builders, the Kim dynasty is a train wreck. But as the managers of a very lucrative family business, they are obviously brilliant. Maybe there is something after all to their title, "Great Leader."

North Korean Life Shown (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WorldFocus recently produced a series of videos from a five-day trip as fully legal US tourists to North Korea. This video gives a glimpse into the d...

100,000 North Koreans dazzle at mass games spectacle | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In August, Worldfocus web producer Ben Piven traveled to the 2009 Arirang Games in Pyongyang, North Korea, with a point-and-shoot camera. A North Kore...

Pressure Over North Korea

Radio Free Asia | Radio Free Asia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Obama administration faces new calls for a more robust stance toward Pyongyang....

ANALYSIS: Bill Clinton's Korea trip is lesson in diplomacy for Obama

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barack Obama is more impressive than him on stage when delivering a speech, and his biography is more fascinating, but all things being equal, there i...

North Korea seeks US talks

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

North Korea has suggested a new dialogue to resolve tensions over its atomic weapons programmes - an apparent invitation to the US to engage in one-on...

Soccer Result Could Affect Iranian Election

Financial Times | Najmeh Bozorgmehr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

But the clash between North Korea and Iran in Pyongyang on Saturday could be one of those occasions when the cliché actually proves true. A World Cup...

In Focus: N. Korea Detonates 40 Years Of GDP

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA—The fiscal equivalent of 2.3 billion hot meals, 11 million housing units, and 1,700 hospitals was blown up below the earth's ...

Pentagon scoop on North Korea threat

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Program Note: Tune in tonight to hear more on the North Korea nuclear threat on AC360° at 10 p.m. ET. An image from North Korean television on Apr...

Evening Buzz: Nuclear North Korea

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An image from North Korean television on April 9 shows leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang. Maureen Miller AC360° Writer There’s more tough talk b...

North Korea, Do You Need a Hug?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dear North Korea, What's up, guy? Listen, we heard through the grapevine that you did more nuke testing today. DUDE, what have we said about missile ...

North Korea blast is a test for U.S.

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A North Korean soldier scans the southern side of the border at Panmunjom along the Demilitarized Zone. Paul Carroll Special to CNN Reports of Nort...

Defiant North Korea conducts second nuclear test | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The nuclear standoff between North Korea and the rest of the world rose to a frightening new level on Monday. North Korea claims it set off a massive...

World outraged by North Korea's latest nuke test

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This screen grab from North Korean television on April 9 shows leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang. CNN The U.N. Security Council called an emergency m...

North Korea: Parsing UN Security Council Action

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Washington's inconsistencies in dealing with North Korea, during the past eight years, mean that Pyongyang will want more rewards in response to demands it dismantle its bomb-making infrastructure.

North Korea Successfully Launches Satellite Into Pacific Ocean | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into a near earth orbit and it is now circling the earth at about 1 mile below sea level. That's rig...