Good morning, North Korea! Defector preaches dangers of cult worship

For an hour each day, Kim Chung-seong, a defector from North Korea and a Christian missionary, takes to the microphone in a small Seoul studio.

North Korean envoy rejects Trump overture to meet leader

North Korean envoy rejects Trump overture to meet leader

Trump, in an interview with Reuters in New York last week, said he is willing to talk to the North Korean leader to try to stop Pyongyang`s nuclear programme, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated nation.

North Korea offers particularly good look at Kim, other leaders

North Korean state media today released high-resolution headshots of more than two dozen top officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, that appear to be missing something Pyongyang-watchers have come to expect: signs of retouching.

Priyanka Chopra bags a slot in 10 Millennial Leaders Around the Globe list

Priyanka Chopra bags a slot in 10 Millennial Leaders Around the Globe list

Other celebrities who have been listed are Malala Yousafzai, Kim Jong Un, Mark Zuckerberg, Prince William, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Rafael Nadal, Sonita Alizadeh and Mhairi Black.

Kim Jong Un's younger sister gets new post during congress

Kim Jong Un's younger sister gets new post during congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 's younger sister is among the officials who were awarded key posts at the country's ruling-party congress, state media said today.

Xi Jinping greets North Korea's Kim on new title

Xi Jinping greets North Korea's Kim on new title

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his election as chairman of the ruling Workers' Party, becoming the first world leader to greet the reclusive dictator.

North Korea capital gears up for congress; South fears nuclear test

North Korea has become increasingly isolated over its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

North Korea's ruling party sets May 6 for start of convention

Facing mounting international pressure over its nuclear and missile ambitions, North Korea has set a date for its biggest political convention in decades next month that is expected to bolster young dictator Kim Jong Un's grip on power.

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

North Korea needs a powerful nuclear deterrence to counter U.S. hostility and threats, the foreign ministry was quoted by the state news agency KCNA as saying on Tuesday.

UN slams North Korea submarine-launched ballistic missile

The UN Security Council on Sunday "strongly" condemned on Saturday's firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile by North Korea.

North Korea may have resumed tunneling at nuclear test site: US report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in March that his country has miniaturised a nuclear warhead and ordered tests of a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles.

North Korea's failed missile launch prompts "sabre-rattling" jibe from Chinese state media

The failed launch follows North Korea`s fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February, which led to new UN sanctions.

North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a successful test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media said on Saturday, in their latest report of advances in an arms programme that has attracted U.N. sanctions.

North Korea fires short-range `projectile` into sea: Seoul

North Korea fires short-range `projectile` into sea: Seoul

North Korea fired a short-range missile over the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea`s Yonhap News Agency said, citing a military official.

North Korea's Kim warns of impending nuclear and rocket tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned of impending tests of a nuclear warhead explosion and ballistic missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads, state media reported on Tuesday, in an escalation of threats against Seoul and Washington.

Kim Jong Un says country has miniaturised warheads: North Korean media

Kim Jong Un says country has miniaturised warheads: North Korean media

Pyongyang has previously claimed it has nuclear warheads small enough to put on long-range missiles, but experts have questioned such claims.

South Korea, US begin exercises as North Korea threatens attack

South Korean and US troops began large-scale military exercises on Monday in an annual test of their defences against North Korea, which called the drills "nuclear war moves" and threatened to respond with an all-out offensive.

New US blacklist targets North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's No 2

The United States blacklisted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s right-hand man on Thursday, after UN Security Council voted unanimously to impose harsh new sanctions on the isolated state over its nuclear weapons programme.

Top North Korea leader guides test fire of anti-tank rocket

The top leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has recently guided the test firing of newly developed anti-tank guided weapons, the official KCNA news agency reported on Saturday.

North Korea intends to continue to launch rockets, says North Korean embassy in Moscow

North Korea intends to continue to launch rockets, says North Korean embassy in Moscow

North Korea said the launch of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-4, named after late leader Kim Jong Il, was a "complete success".