A South Korean cardinal visited the North on Wednesday in the first trip of its kind, an official said, ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to Seoul that Catholic authorities hope will promote peace between the neighbors.
North Korea is building a new complex at its main rocket launch site, possibly for training and launches of road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles, a U.S. think tank said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sought to reassure the public over construction safety after the deadly collapse of a Pyongyang apartment building sparked a rare apology from the secretive hard-line state.
The elder half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has surfaced in Indonesia, dismissing speculation that he might have been hiding following the execution of his uncle, a South Korean television reported Tuesday.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye took tearful responsibility Monday for the mishandling of last month's Sewol ferry disaster, admitting many lives were lost unnecessarily and vowing to dismantle the national coast guard.1 Comment
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye took tearful responsibility Monday for the mishandling of last month's Sewol ferry disaster, admitting many lives were lost unnecessarily and vowing to dismantle the national coastguard.
Senior North Korean officials have publicly apologized for an “unimaginable” accident at an apartment construction site, state media said Sunday, a rare admission of culpability by the secretive hardline state.
South Korea's ferry disaster has had a profound psychological impact on Asia's fourth-largest economy, shaking public confidence in the very foundations of the country's “miracle” development model.
President Park Geun-hye made a direct apology Friday to relatives of the victims of South Korea's ferry disaster and vowed to reform the country's safety standards from scratch.
A North Korean singer said to be leader Kim Jong Un's ex-girlfriend and rumored to have been executed last year has appeared on state television, apparently alive and well.