Kim Jong Il

NK official says security needed to expand economy

The head of North Korea's parliament said Friday that his country wants to focus on improving its struggling economy and raising its standard of living, but can only... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2013


US worried about NKorea's cyber, missile threats

South Korea's military needs to improve its missile defense and cyber capabilities to better defend against persistent threats from Pyongyang, the commander of U.S.... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013


North Korea military parades through Pyongyang

Goose-stepping soldiers, columns of tanks and a broad array of ominous-looking missiles poised on mobile launchers paraded through Pyongyang's main square on Saturday... Read more »

July 26, 2013


Korean War foes gather in NKorea to remember war

Two decorated U.S. war veterans who survived one of the worst battles of the Korean War found themselves among former foes at a memorial ceremony Thursday as North... Read more »

July 25, 2013


Korea talks raise hopes; history may scuttle them

The two Koreas will hold their highest-level talks in years Wednesday in an effort to restore scrapped joint economic projects and ease animosity marked by recent... Read more »

June 10, 2013


2 Koreas talk in border village after tensions

Government delegates from North and South Korea held a marathon session of preparatory talks Sunday at a "truce village" on their heavily armed border aimed at setting... Read more »

June 9, 2013


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