13 North Koreans working in overseas restaurant defect to Seoul

At least 13 North Koreans working in an overseas restaurant have defected to South Korea this week, Seoul's unification ministry said on Friday.

Chinese banks freeze North Korean accounts: Report

Chinese banks including a branch of China`s biggest bank Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have frozen accounts belonging to North Koreans, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday.

White House will not name those behind 2014 cyber attack

 The White House said Wednesday it would not name those behind a cyber attack on official Washington targets last October, after reports blamed Russia.

N Koreans eating own kids in famine-hit country?

A terrible famine in North Korea has killed up to 10,000 people and a man has been executed for allegedly murdering his two children for food.

Chinese fishermen released by North Korea

The fishermen were captured on May 8 in the Yellow Sea between China and North Korea.

`N Koreans rescued from boat seek asylum`

The arrival is the largest of its kind since February, when 31 North Koreans floated south on a boat in the Yellow Sea.

S Korea returns 7 N Koreans whose boats drifted

Tensions have been high since a deadly N Korean artillery attack on a South Korean island last year.

Nine North Koreans defected by boat in Yellow Sea

The latest in a string of defections could further complicate inter-Korean relations.