After a year of saber-rattling, North Korea may be adopting a softer tone
(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two additional suspected short-range missiles into the sea amid ongoing military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
The Defense Ministry says that two projectiles blasted from the North’s east coast flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) before landing in the high …
Lobbing missiles may appear belligerent, but Pyongyang can’t afford hostilities
The apparent test coincides with joint U.S.-South Korea military drills that have drawn the ire of the North.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — A South Korean Baptist missionary who was arrested more than four months ago for allegedly trying to establish underground Christian churches in North Korea told reporters Thursday he is sorry for his “anti-state” crimes and appealed to North Korean authorities to show him mercy by releasing him from their …
But Pyongyang remains unresponsive to an offer of help from South Korea
South Koreans crossed the border to meet family members they had not seen since the 1950-53 Korean war. The reunion may have been the last chance for many to see their loved ones.
(SEOUL, South Korea) — The 88-year-old North Korean man stretched his arms out the bus window to grasp the hands of his South Korean sister one final time before the end of rare reunions Tuesday between hundreds of family members separated for decades by war and politics.
“Brother, brother, my brother! How can I live without you?” …
The lights are off, but everyone’s home
Critics say John Short knew the risks when he took forbidden religious pamphlets into the Hermit Kingdom
First time seeing relatives in decades
A 75-year-old Australian missionary has been detained in Pyongyang—his wife believes the arrest is due to the religious pamphlets he carried into the country
State spending on luxury items rose from an average of $300 million a year under Kim Jong Il, to $645.8 million in 2012