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South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of missile and artillery tests, officials said. Read more »

July 30, 2014


North Korea marks war anniversary

The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the... Read more »

July 26, 2014


Join the discussion: Should North Korea's threats be taken seriously?

“This fall,” reads the trailer for the upcoming film "The Interview," “James Franco and Seth Rogan will try to assassinate Kim Jong Un.” Un,... Read more »

July 18, 2014


Hope, risk surround Japan-North Korea abduction deal

Japan and North Korea appear to be on the verge of a breakthrough on a bizarre legacy of the Cold War, a secret, government-ordered program that led to the abduction... Read more »

June 5, 2014


Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's distinctive hairstyle is the 'do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the... Read more »

March 27, 2014


North Korea replaces hard-line military chief

North Korea has replaced its hard line military chief just a few months after his appointment, the latest in an ongoing reshuffle of top personnel that analysts say is... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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