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New construction seen at missile-related site in North Korea

A new satellite image of a factory where North Korea makes military equipment used to launch long-range missiles shows the construction of a new structure.


N. Korea says missile test was warning to South ‘warmongers’

North Korea’s test of a new missile is meant as a “solemn warning” over rival South Korea’s weapons development and plans to hold military drills with the United States, Pyongyang …


North Korea’s Kim meets China’s Xi, says awaiting US actions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting in Pyongyang with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said Thursday that his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with …


World’s tallest empty hotel lit up with N. Korean propaganda

In a brilliant flip of the script, the empty hotel that towers over the Pyongyang skyline has been reborn as a symbol of North Korean pride and ingenuity


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018

Koreas hold high-level peace talks in Pyongyang

The Koreas held a high-level meeting in North Korea’s capital on Friday to discuss the implementation of agreements from a summit last month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …


North Korea appears to have new Internet connection – thanks to state-owned Russian firm

A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new internet connection – potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and helping protect the embattled country’s internet infrastructure. The …


North Korea appears to have new Internet connection – thanks to state-owned Russian firm

A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new Internet connection – potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and helping protect the embattled country’s Internet infrastructure.


Trudy Rubin: On North Korea, generals undercut by Trump

The retired general was a voice of reason at a time when President Trump pumps out incendiary Korea tweets without consulting military or civilian advisers.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Tillerson still wants North Korea talks after ‘provocative act’

Despite North Korea’s “provocative” firing of three missiles, the U.S. will continue to push for negotiations to de-escalate tension on the Korean peninsula, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday.


Eli Lake: Why hasn’t U.S. attacked N. Korea?

So why didn’t the last three presidents take out North Korea’s nuclear facilities when they had the chance? The answer is Seoul.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017

Trump doubles down on ‘fire and fury’ vow as war games near

Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un’s government on Thursday to “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested he had been too mild when …


UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017

House GOP wants to link North Korea sanctions to measure on Russia and Iran sanctions

House Republican leaders want to attach a bill increasing sanctions on North Korea to legislation to restrain the president and stiffen punitive measures against Russia and Iran, a last-minute wrinkle …


UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after U.S. drills

North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, South Korea’s military said, a continuation of weapons tests that have rattled Washington …


Josh Rogin: Pence is the secretary of reassurance

His response to the North Korea’s provocation was on par with his rising role as the Trump administration’s unofficial secretary of reassurance.


North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on Saturday, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted …


UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017

N. Korea displays advanced missiles in huge parade

North Korea put on a huge military spectacle Saturday to celebrate its founder’s birthday, parading its series of new and technologically advanced missiles in front of Kim Jong Un and, …


Charles Krauthammer: Cold War relic, present-day threat

If North Korea can miniaturize their weapons to fit on top of the rocket and control re-entry, they’ll be able to push a button in Pyongyang and wipe out an …


Kim Jong Un: We won’t use nukes unless attacked

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during a critical ruling party congress that his country will not use its nuclear weapons first unless its sovereignty is invaded, state media …


N. Korea sends another U.S. citizen to prison

North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison.


North Korea sentences U.S. tourist to 15 years

North Korea’s highest court sentenced American Otto Warmbier, 21, a University of Virginia undergraduate, to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion on Wednesday, weeks after authorities presented …


U.S. student held in North Korea

North Korea on Friday announced the arrest of a university student from Ohio for what it called a “hostile act” orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation.