North Korea called South Korean President Park Geun-Hye a "political prostitute" on Friday as it denounced her call at the UN General Assembly for Pyongyang to improve its human rights record and abandon nuclear weapons.
North Korea`s Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years` hard labour for "hostile" acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.
A series of extremely rare inter-Korean flights will bring several hundred North Korean athletes and officials south for this month`s Asian Games -- where Pyongyang hopes to make an equally rare international sporting mark.
North Korea is ready to provide Japan with initial findings from a special investigating team that looked into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang`s agents decades ago, Kyodo news agency quoted a North Korean diplomat as saying.
Scores of North Korean workers employed by South Korean factories at a joint industrial complex have fallen sick after possible exposure to toxic chemicals, sparking criticism from Pyongyang, Seoul officials said Wednesday.