North Korea has replaced its coal minister, apparently after the shock execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, who had been accused of attempting to take control of the country's lucrative coal export business.
The whereabouts of Kim Kyong Hui, aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and wife of the recently purged No. 2 man Jang Song Thaek, have been unknown for weeks, spawning speculation that she might have died.
Dennis Rodman has named a team of former National Basketball Association players to participate in an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, North Korea.
South Korea's president called on Monday for resuming reunions of families separated by war, expressing her hopes that the humanitarian program would improve strained ties between the rival Koreas.
Fifty years ago, several hundred South Koreans went to work in German mines — the first wave of a flood of Korean migrants whose remittances helped jumpstart one of the great economic transformations of the modern age.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un called for unity in a New Year message Wednesday and hailed the execution of his once-powerful uncle as a resolute act to remove “factionalist scum.”
South Korean opposition lawmakers Sunday stepped up criticism of the government's plan to reorganize the state railway, a day after a mass rally in protest over feared layoffs.
Over the past few years, dams were built on large rivers and hundreds of ultrahigh-voltage power lines were erected along villages, despite public outcry over environmental concerns.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged the country's military to bolster its combat readiness, saying a war could break out “without any prior notice,” state media reported Wednesday.
South Korea's president Tuesday warned Seoul would react “mercilessly to any provocations” from the North, describing the situation over the border as “ominous” as she visited a frontline guard post.