| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
| Mar 21, 2013
Foreign policy is often a form of theater, with elaborate rituals and pretenses that no one takes too literally. But rarely have the gimmicks of stagecraft been as obvious as in the latest standoff between North Korea and the United States.
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:14 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will burn like a "sea of fire." Seoul's "rat-like" president will be struck with a "bolt of lightning." The country's media companies will be blown up in missile strikes.
North Korea has fired off many...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:16 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The U.N. Security Council is correct in acting swiftly to defuse a volatile situation in North Korea.
The council imposed new sanctions Thursday aimed at targeting the economy and leadership of the country.
The resolution sent a powerful message to...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea staged dueling war games Monday as threatening rhetoric from the rivals rose to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Enraged over the South'...
| Mar 6, 2013
It is really not so odd that we would find Dennis Rodman partying heartily with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. After all, they have so much in common. Think of Kim as Rodman with less height, fewer piercings, more nuclear menace — and more blood on...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:44 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea's first female president Monday, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator, and where she will respond to volatile North Korea, which tested a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:13 AM
SEOUL -- In a sudden change of heart, North Korea called Thursday for talks with South Korea about reopening a shuttered industrial park and restarting tourist exchanges and reunions of separated families.
Seoul almost immediately accepted, setting...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's growing frustration with longtime ally North Korea offers the United States a glimmer of hope about a once unthinkable prospect: holding discussions between Washington and Beijing about what to do if the government in...
| Jun 7, 2013
With his index finger, Hall Healy traced the eastern coast of North Korea on a map, coming to rest just above the 38th parallel.
The cranes land there on their winter journey south in the demilitarized zone that buffers North and South Korea, Healy...