‘The North Koreans still gnash their teeth at the Kuwol unit’
The uncle of North Korea’s young dictator, Kim Jong Un, has reportedly been ousted. In a briefing to South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday, intelligence officials in Seoul said Jang Song Thaek was removed from his post as chairman of …
Tour operators that specialize in taking foreigners to North Korea say the ordeal of the Korean War vet Merrill Newman has not deterred travelers
85-year-old Merrill Newman has been detained for more than 30 days
It sounds like a scene from a spy flick: A weary traveler makes his way to the airport, boards the plane, fastens his seat-belt. Moments before takeoff, something goes wrong. Men in uniform board the aircraft, single out a …
Man has been in custody for almost a month
Men accused of being involved in a drug and murder-for-hire ring are being flown by the DEA from Thailand to the U.S.
Unclear why it went down or how many died
Report showing increased activity comes a day after North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said the country would continue expanding its nuclear arsenal
Ship and crew had been detained after weapons smuggling scandal
There are few countries in the world stranger to look at than North Korea. The pariah state is known for its brand of militarist totalitarianism, the creepiness of the cult of Kim and the misery of a starving, oppressed …
Luxury imports to North Korea are booming as leader snaps up gifts for cronies
The mother of an American imprisoned in North Korea for nearly a year will visit her ailing son Friday, his sister said, according to the BBC.
Myunghee Bae, the mother of Kenneth Bae, was allowed five days in North Korea.
Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American who is said to be a tour operator and missionary, was arrested in Nov. 2012 and …