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  • N. Korea-Cuba drama boils down to useless weapons, big pile of sugar

    As anti-drug-trafficking agents closed in on a North Korean freighter about to enter the Panama Canal this month, the crew from the rogue communist country took evasive action. They sought to outrun the swift Panamanian patrol boats with their 450-...
  • The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote

    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...
  • North and South Korea name date for talks on restoring ties

    North and South Korea name date for talks on restoring ties
    SEOUL -- North Korea and South Korea indicated Friday that they would hold working-level talks on Sunday to discuss the reopening of a closed-down industrial park and the restart of tourist exchanges and reunions of separated families. In a possible...
  • North Korea's former poet laureate to publish memoir in English

    Rider Publishing, a Random House imprint, acquired world rights to "Crossing the Border," the memoirs of former North Korean State Poet Laureate Jang Jin-sung, the Guardian reports. In 2004, unable to reconcile his privileged position with the suffering...
  • 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 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...
  • Satellite photos show intense activity at N. Korea nuclear site

     
    Satellite imagery of North Korea's nuclear test site shows "lots of activity" in preparation for another underground bomb test, analysts who have studied the aerial surveillance of the prohibited weapons site said Friday....
  • 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 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...