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North Korea takes case against Rogen film to UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:50

North Korea has lodged a formal protest at the United Nations against a Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un and asked Washington to block the film`s release.

Japan denies report on North Korea`s abduction survivor list

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:33

Japan on Thursday denied as "sheer misreporting" a front page newspaper story that North Korea had provided a list of some 30 Japanese survivors still living in the isolated country, including known victims of state-sponsored kidnapping.

North Korea`s Kim issues warning at live rocket firing drill

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 07:39

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned the reclusive communist country could become "a bargaining chip for the strong" in a statement at a tactical rocket firing drill.

North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 01:41

A former North Korean missile expert who was placed under sanctions by the United Nations for his role in the country`s nuclear and missile weapons programmes has died, state media said on Wednesday.

North Korea fires two missiles: Seoul

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 05:43

North Korea on Wednesday fired two suspected short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the latest in a series of missile tests, South Korea said.

Is Kim Jong-un limping? North Korea state TV footage shows so

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:56

In a footage on North Korean State TV, leader Kim Jong Un is seen limping to the stage at a ceremony held to mark the 20th death anniversary of his grandfather Kim Il-sung.

South Korea dancer jailed for contacting North spy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:37

A South Korean court today sentenced the head of a traditional dance troupe to four years in prison after he was convicted of passing information to a North Korean spy.

North Korea holds mass memorial for Kim Il-Sung

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:54

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un presided over a mass memorial meeting in Pyongyang on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of his grandfather and the nation`s founder, Kim Il-Sung.

Japan politician to host pro-wrestling exhibition in North Korea

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:11

A Japanese wrestler-turned-politician said Monday that he would co-host an international wrestling exhibition in North Korea next month, just days after Tokyo revoked some of its unilateral sanctions against the isolated state.

North Korea to send cheerleaders to South

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:01

North Korea today said it would send a cheerleading squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea, as it issued a fresh call for improved ties with Seoul following a series of missile tests.

N Korea doubles cyber war personnel: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 09:50

North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said on Sunday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un directs island assault drill: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 09:07

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media said on Saturday.