Tuesday, April 11
North Korean state media on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of a U.S. pre-emptive strike as a U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft steamed towards the western Pacific.
Tuesday, February 14
Kim Jong -nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, has been killed at an airport in Malaysia by "poison needle-wielding" North Korean agents, according to South Korean media.
Wednesday, November 02
The wife of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, has not been seen in public for more than seven months, prompting speculation of instability in Pyongyang, pregnancy or a falling out with her husband.
Friday, September 09
North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, the anniversary of the reclusive nation’s founding, and said it was now able to produce miniaturized nuclear arms.
Wednesday, August 17
The most senior diplomat ever to defect from North Korea has arrived in Seoul after serving in London for the last ten years, the South Korean government confirmed on Wednesday.
Thursday, March 17
North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a U.S. student to 15 years in prison with hard labor Wednesday for crimes against the reclusive Asian state, according to reports.
Wednesday, March 09
Leader claims his nation has a ‘true nuclear deterrent’ as tensions rise in the region following military exercises by the US and South Korea
Wednesday, February 10
The national intelligence director, James R. Clapper, warned Tuesday that North Korea had expanded its production of weapons-grade nuclear fuel, making clear that the Obama administration now regarded the reclusive government in Pyongyang, rather than Iran, as the world’s most worrisome nuclear threat.
Wednesday, January 06
North Korea's announcement that it tested a hydrogen bomb set off international alarm bells — not to mention a sizable earthquake. But can Pyongyang's claim be trusted? What risk does North Korea now pose? Here are five things you need to know on the nuclear news.
Wednesday, October 15
The resurrection of North Korea’s Supreme Leader from the limbo in which he’d been existing for 40 days raises a whole new set of questions. How’s he been whiling away the time? All in bed? Playing with his new baby?