| Feb 17, 2013
The old definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result. The new definition, which applies only in the case of North Korea, is: doing something different and expecting a different result.
The North Koreans...
| Dec 23, 2012
North Korea is an international pariah, a bandit state, the "Hermit Kingdom." It's also a net exporter of news: North Korea announced Friday that it had detained an American citizen for "hostile acts against the republic." And a rocket launch this month...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:21 AM
HONG KONG -- Eight months ago, the international community stifled a snigger when North Korea's hyped rocket launch ended with a fizzle.
At the time, Pyongyang surprised just about everyone by actually admitting its failure, a departure from previous...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:20 AM
TOKYO (AP) — As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people.
A war would be suicidal for North Korea,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Hace hoy domingo 7 de abril exactamente un mes el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU impuso nuevas sanciones a Corea del Norte por su última prueba nuclear del 12 de febrero, la tercera del país comunista después de las realizadas en 2006 y 2009.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:57 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The prospect of a North Korean missile test is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:06 AM
PAJU, South Korea (AP) — A few hundred South Korean managers, some wandering among quiet assembly lines, were all that remained Tuesday at the massive industrial park run by the rival Koreas after North Korea pulled its more than 50,000 workers from...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric Thursday with claims it had "powerful striking means" on standby for a launch, while Seoul and Washington speculated that the country is preparing to test a medium-range...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:46 PM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans celebrated the birthday of their first leader Monday by dancing in plazas and snacking on peanuts, with little hint of the fiery language that has kept the international community fearful that a missile...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:39 PM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After a day of festivities to mark the 101st birthday of its first leader, North Korea on Tuesday offered new prickly rhetoric against the United States and South Korea, which are watching closely for signs whether it...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Lawyer: Soldier accused in Afghan killings saw friend's leg blown off the day before
SEATTLE (AP) — The day before the rampage that killed 16 Afghan villagers, the U.S. soldier accused of the mass killings saw his friend's leg blown off, his lawyer...