The shocking purge and execution of the North Korean leader's uncle stemmed from his attempts to take control of the country's lucrative coal export business, South Korea's spy chief told lawmakers Monday.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman held tryouts Friday for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on leader Kim Jong Un's birthday next month — though he hasn't convinced all the players on the American team that it's safe to come to Pyongyang.
North Korea has threatened a “merciless” strike against the South after activists burned effigies of the ruling Kim dynasty on the anniversary of the death of former leader Kim Jong Il, officials said Friday.
The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to have returned home last month after receiving treatment abroad for heart disease, a report said Friday.
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman does not represent the U.S. government, a U.S. official insisted Tuesday, as he prepares to return this week to Pyongyang only days after the execution of a former North Korean official.
North Korea does not appear close to conducting a nuclear or missile test despite its continued preparations, a South Korean minister said Wednesday after a purge in Pyongyang sparked fears of aggression.
Massed ranks of military and party leaders pledged complete loyalty to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday on the second death anniversary of his father, at a time of growing concern over the regime's stability.1 Comment
North Korea's state news outlets have erased tens of thousands of articles archived on their websites, following the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, according to a watchdog site.
The execution of the North Korean leader's uncle is “an ominous sign” raising concerns about instability in a nation pursuing a nuclear arms drive, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Sunday.
The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was named to an ad-hoc state committee, the country's official media reported over the weekend, an indication that the execution of her husband and the country's No. 2 has not immediately diminished her influence.