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NK distributes manual on photo ban to foreign diplomats

North Korea has banned foreign diplomats stationed in the country from taking pictures of military facilities and construction sites, a US Internet news outlet specializing in the North reported Wedne...

Updated : 2017.01.18 15:42

N. Korea plans to open football schools across nation

North Korea plans to open football schools across the nation this year to boost the sport's popularity and development, Pyongyang's main newspaper reported Wednesday.The Rodong Sinmun said North Korea...

Updated : 2017.01.18 11:54

NK leader seen walking with limp again

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was seen walking with a limp during his inspections last month in footage aired by the state broadcaster Wednesday, in what could be a possible relapse of a past ankle ...

Updated : 2017.01.18 10:01

NK blasts international community for 'double standard' on ICBM

North Korean criticized the international community on Tuesday for its double standard toward the country's development of intercontinental ballistic missile.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his New Year's Day address that the country has entered the final stage of preparations to t...

Updated : 2017.01.17 20:38

More NK diplomats have escaped to S. Korea than made public: defector

A former North Korean embassy minister in London who defected to Seoul last year said Tuesday a large number of his fellow diplomats have recently fled to South Korea, even though such flights have no...

Updated : 2017.01.17 13:17

Seoul should consider nuke armament option: expert

There should be a policy review of South Korea's nuclear armament option in response to North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile threats, according to a professor at a Ministry of Foreign Affairs-ru...

Updated : 2017.01.17 13:06

NK threatens to strike special forces unit tasked with hitting its leadership

North Korea threatened Tuesday to wipe out a planned South Korean special forces unit tasked with incapacitating its leadership in the event of conflict. South Korea's defense ministry said in its 20...

Updated : 2017.01.17 11:44

NK blasts US' second human rights sanctions

North Korea on Tuesday condemned the outgoing Obama administration for blacklisting seven North Korean officials, including the younger sister of leader Kim Jong-un, and two agencies for their roles i...

Updated : 2017.01.17 10:51

NK names new ambassador to Egypt, replacing sanctioned envoy

North Korea appointed its new ambassador to Egypt on Monday, Pyongyang's state media said, replacing Pak Chun-il who is on a UN blacklist for his suspected involvement in an illegal weapons transactio...

Updated : 2017.01.16 18:36

No indications of imminent ICBM launch at N. Korean launch site: 38 North

Recent satellite imagery shows no indications that North Korea is close to carrying out its threat to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile, but the communist nation is capable of conducting a launch at any time, a US website monitoring the North said."While North Korea threatens...

Updated : 2017.01.16 09:12

N. Korea not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas near border to stem defectors

North Korea is intentionally not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas nears its border with China to stem the flow of defectors, a US based media outlet claimed Sunday.According to Radio Free Asia, commerci...

Updated : 2017.01.15 17:13

NK will continue to launch rockets to place satellites into orbit: report

North Korea will continue to launch rockets capable of placing satellites into orbit despite objections raised by the international community, the country's largest newspaper said Sunday.In an article...

Updated : 2017.01.15 13:31

N. Korea expected to launch new work-hard campaign in spring

North Korea is expected to kick off another work-hard campaign in the spring to meet growth targets set by the government in the face of mounting international sanctions, Pyongyang watchers in Seoul s...

Updated : 2017.01.15 09:27

N. Korea's test of KN-08 or KN-14 ICBMs likely to end in failure: expert

North Korea is likely to see its first test of the KN-08 or KN-14 intercontinental ballistic missile end in failure as the missiles have never been flight-tested, a US expert said, North Korean leade...

Updated : 2017.01.14 11:00

NK pushes people to overcome sanctions with new self-reliance slogan

North Korea on Friday called on its people to overcome the international sanctions regime under a new slogan of boosting self-reliance and bracing for economic hardship, Pyongyang's state media showed.Bearing in mind the principle of self-development, North Koreans should endure difficulti...

Updated : 2017.01.13 21:54