North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week`s accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

'We defend South Korea, we get nothing. Why?' questions Donald Trump
'We defend South Korea, we get nothing. Why?' questions Donald Trump

As tension between two Koreas continued to simmer, US Republican frontrunner for the White House 2016 Donald Trump described North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as “either a mad or a genius”.

North, South Korea officials meet at DMZ in bid to ease tension

 Aides to the leaders of North and South Korea held talks at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday, raising hopes for an end to a standoff that put the rivals on the brink of armed conflict.

North Korea orders troops on war footing after exchange of fire with South
North Korea orders troops on war footing after exchange of fire with South

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops onto a war footing from 5 p.m on Friday after Pyongyang issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti-North propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon or face military action.

Chinese man undergoes plastic surgery to look like Kim Jong Un

 An eccentric Chinese man has gone under the knife to look like North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blamed for executing 70 officials
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blamed for executing 70 officials

Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a "reign of terror" that far exceeds the bloodshed of his dictator father's early rule, South Korean officials said Thursday.

Lattes and Mars bars on sale at North Korea's gleaming new airport terminal

Designer shirts, duty-free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will soon await visitors to North Korea, according to photos of Pyongyang`s new airport terminal released by state media on Thursday.

Pyongyang's Koryo Hotel, tourist hub, catches fire

A section of the Koryo Hotel, one of the oldest and best known hotels in Pyongyang, caught fire on Thursday, sources who witnessed the fire in the North Korean capital told Reuters.

North Korea developing new satellite, defends space program

North Korean space agency officials say the country is developing a more advanced Earth observation satellite and are defending their right to conduct rocket launches whenever they see fit, despite protests by the United States and others that the launches are aimed primarily at honing military-use technologies.

N.Korea boasts of firing ballistic missile from submarine

  North Korea said on Saturday it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, a step that would mark significant progress in the secretive state`s military capabilities. 

North Korea official says report Kim ordered executions ''malicious slander''

 A North Korean official denounced a report by South Korea`s spy agency that leader Kim Jong Un had ordered the execution of 15 senior officials as "malicious slander" but acknowledged that executions took place.

Moscow visit was too risky for Kim Jong-Un: Analysts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un`s decision to cancel his first overseas visit was probably prompted more by concerns about image control than any threat of domestic instability, analysts said Friday.

Chinese, North Korean leaders to attend WWII anniversary in Moscow, says Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will attend celebrations in Moscow to commemorate the end of World War Two.

Russia says Chinese, North Korean leaders to attend WWII anniversary in Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will attend celebrations to commemorate the end of World War Two in Moscow.

Kim Jong Un's aunt Kim Kyung Hee dead or alive?

Over a year after the shocking execution of her husband Jang Song Thaek, speculations about the fate of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's aunt Kim Kyung Hee are being reportedly made.

North Korea boosted "cyber forces" to 6,000 troops, says South Korea

North Korean military`s "cyber army" has boosted its numbers to 6,000 troops, the South Korean Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, double Seoul`s estimate for the force in 2013, and is working to cause "physical and psychological paralysis" in the South. 

'North Korea leader''s sister marries son of senior official'

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has married the son of one of the country`s most powerful officials, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

'Homeland' series make Pakistani officials furious over wrong portrayal of country
'Homeland' series make Pakistani officials furious over wrong portrayal of country

The writers of 'Homeland' series recently enraged Pakistan and its leaders after showing similar concept of Sony's 'The Interview' but minus the assassination.

North Korea internet suffers second outage
North Korea internet suffers second outage

 Internet and 3G mobile network of North Korea were paralysed again amid bickering between the United States and the former over an earlier cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

Sony's ''Interview'' draws US movie-goers who trumpet free speech

"The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 movie theaters across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing many sell-out audiences and statements by patrons that they were championing freedom of expression.