North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited a ski resort under construction in the northeast of the country to check on the progress of his pet project, state media reported Sunday, just days after he had his uncle executed.
The United States has warned North Korea against any “provocative acts” following the shock execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, as the reclusive state campaigned to rally support behind the young supremo.
North Korea said Friday that it executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2.
The prosecution is investigating a large prostitution ring involving female celebrities, it was revealed Thursday.
The recent purge of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's once-powerful uncle could herald a period of radical upheaval comparable to China's Cultural Revolution, Japanese defense minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday.
North Korea's state media on Tuesday sought to whip up public support for the shock purge of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle and former mentor, as South Korea accused Kim of waging a “reign of terror”.
An elderly U.S. Korean War veteran released from detention in North Korea said on Monday a videotaped "confession" he made was given under duress and that he believed he may have been held in a misunderstanding over his interest in the war.
North Korea announced Monday it had sacked leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, long considered the country's No. 2 power, saying corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and generally leading a “dissolute and depraved life” had caused Pyongyang's highest-profile fall from grace since Kim took power two years ago.
South Korea said on Sunday it has extended its air defense zone to partially overlap with a similar zone declared by China two weeks ago that has sharply raised regional tensions.
Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.