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  • North Korea missiles put on parade are fakes, experts say

     
    Several experts believe missiles that North Korea paraded this month in Pyongyang are fakes, after a closer study of photographs taken of the weapons revealed odd inconsistencies in their design....
  • North Korea farmers to test regime appetite for reform

     
    North Korea's communist leadership is now reported by recent visitors to be experimenting with smaller-sized farming cooperatives and incentives for expanding food production by letting farmers keep and sell more of what they grow. The dilemma faced by...
  • U.S., Asian envoys warn North Korea on nuke test miscalculation

     
    Amid signs of renewed nuclear development activity in North Korea, U.S. and Asian diplomats warned the regime on Monday that it will face a united international community and harsh sanctions if it carries out a nuclear test its neighbors suspect is...
  • North Korea vows to revisit 'nuclear issue' after alleged plot

     
    North Korea said Friday it will review the “nuclear issue” after arresting a North Korean defector for allegedly trying to destroy statues of Kim Il-Sung at the behest of the United States and South Korea. The announcement comes as outsiders...
  • It's still 'My Way' or the highway under North Korea's Kim

     
    Global Focus: In the 45 years since songwriter Paul Anka wrote it and Frank Sinatra made it famous, "My Way" has celebrated the rugged individualism that Americans like to think defines their spirit of independence, determination and pride. But those...
  • North Korea releases captured Chinese fishermen, boats

     
    North Korea released 29 captured Chinese fishermen and three fishing vessels, putting an end to a 13-day ordeal that raised questions about the stability of the Pyongyang regime....
  • Kim Jong Un praises children in second public speech [Video]

     
    Tens of thousands of North Korean schoolchildren gathered in Pyongyang to hear new North Korean leader Kim Jong Un praise them in the second public speech of his short tenure, calling them “more precious than a hundred million tons of gold and...
  • Hwang Jang-yop dies at 87; highest-ranking North Korean official to defect

    Hwang Jang-yop dies at 87; highest-ranking North Korean official to defect
    Hwang Jang-yop, the highest-ranking North Korean official to defect from the isolationist regime, was found dead from a suspected heart attack here Sunday — his death from apparent natural causes coming after numerous assassination attempts by...
  • North Korea threatens retaliation for scrapping of food aid

     
    North Korea on Tuesday answered world condemnation of its recent rocket test with defiance, threatening "retaliatory measures" if the United States fails to deliver food aid it canceled after the failed launch. The U.N. Security Council on Monday...
  • North Korean rocket reportedly flew just over a minute

     
    A North Korean rocket broke apart shortly after being launched from its base today, according to U.S., Japanese and South Korean officials. Japan’s defense ministry said the rocket flew for just over a minute before possibly splintering into pieces....
  • No scoop for foreign journalists in North Korea

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIJING –- It seemed like a reasonable assumption: Score a rare media invitation to North Korea this week, and in all likelihood, you’ll get to break the news when the reclusive regime eventually launches its Kwangmyongsong-2...