Kim Jong Il Kim Jong Il en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:44:58 MST Newspapers North Korean leader reappears publicly, with cane After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:51:16 MDT Where's Kim? Absent leader stirs wild speculation Where is Kim Jong Un? He's nowhere to be seen, and yet ... he's everywhere. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:43:13 MDT Kim absence at major event raises health questions For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:20:19 MDT 2 Koreas meet for highest level talks in 5 years North Korea's presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang's inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:34:20 MDT Seoul: North Korea sends No. 2 in rare visit south North Korea's presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang's inner circle made a surprise trip Saturday to South Korea... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:54:10 MDT North Korea powerful temptation for some Americans One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S.... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:40:43 MDT 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... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:39:57 MDT 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... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:30:00 MDT 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... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:20:00 MDT 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,... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:54:33 MDT 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... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:06:46 MDT 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... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 07:04:30 MDT 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... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:28:24 MDT 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... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:39:45 MDT 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... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:25:47 MDT 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... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:00:06 MDT 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... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:31:58 MDT 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... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 11:31:45 MDT 2 Koreas to talk in border village with aim to set grounds-rules for higher-level discussion Government delegates from North and South Korea arrived Sunday at a "truce village" on their heavily armed border for... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:13:34 MDT Koreas agree to talk Sunday in bid to ease tension North and South Korea will meet Sunday in a village straddling their heavily armed border for the first government-level... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:36:12 MDT North Korean leader sends special envoy to China After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a high-level... Wed, 22 May 2013 10:36:23 MDT South Korea says North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It... Sat, 18 May 2013 11:04:00 MDT North Korea replaces hard-line defense minister North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a little-known army general, according to a state media report... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:33:58 MDT Spies caught in website scandal embarrass SKorea The scandal shaking up South Korea's main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone... Mon, 13 May 2013 06:23:32 MDT NKorea nuke arsenal seen as matter of when, not if For 20 years, fears about North Korea's headlong pursuit of nuclear bombs have been watered down with smirking admonishments... Fri, 10 May 2013 06:08:08 MDT New South Korea president welcomed at White House President Barack Obama is welcoming South Korea's new leader Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) to the White House, looking to present... Tue, 07 May 2013 10:07:56 MDT US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American The U.S. called Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years'... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:23:35 MDT North Korea lashes out anew over protest in Seoul North Korea lashed out anew Tuesday at South Korea over a small public protest in Seoul in which demonstrators burned... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:10:34 MDT Pivotal North Korea question: What is Kim thinking? Don't worry, one popular argument goes, we've seen this before. Just ignore Pyongyang's unlikely threats of nuclear holocaust... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:23:04 MDT After weeks of North Korean fury, calm on key holiday Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile launch, Pyongyang residents spilled into the streets... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:20:46 MDT Despite tensions, NKorea readies for festivities Elaborate floral displays featured mini replicas of red-tipped missiles and long-range rockets at an exhibition that opened... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:15:07 MDT Pentagon: NKorea could launch nuclear missile A U.S. intelligence report concludes that North Korea has advanced its nuclear knowhow to the point that it could arm a... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:18:29 MDT North Korea delivers new round of war rhetoric (+video) North Korea — North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric Thursday with claims it had "powerful striking means" on... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:21:07 MDT No panic in North Korea despite talk of missile launch The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:00:27 MDT N. Korean capital shows no signs of panic Scores of North Koreans of all ages planted trees as part of a forestation campaign — armed with shovels, not guns. In... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:38:11 MDT Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:10:11 MDT NKorea urges foreigners to vacate South Korea North Korea on Tuesday urged all foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to evacuate, saying the two countries are on... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:09:37 MDT US moves on North Korea aimed at deterring new leader The parading of U.S. air and naval power within view of the Korean peninsula — first a few long-range bombers, then... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 07:34:19 MDT North Korea shifts away from warlike rhetoric amid nuclear tension North Korea on Monday shifted, at least temporarily, away from weeks of warlike rhetoric, appointing a new premier seen as an... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:16:23 MDT North Korea's parliament meets amid nuclear tension, threats of war After weeks of warlike rhetoric, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gathered legislators Monday for an annual spring... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 06:45:01 MDT NKorea calls nukes country's 'life' at big meeting A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life"... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 08:59:50 MDT US sends B-2s to South Korea for military drills In a show of force following weeks of North Korean bluster, the U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:08:24 MDT