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North Korea is facing what could be its most serious defection in 15 years after a man who managed funds for the ousted uncle of leader Kim Jong-un fled the isolated country, South Korean media said on Friday.
An American man detained in North Korea for the past 11 months has told his mother in their first meeting since his detention that his health is improving but is still not good, according to a Japanese media report Friday.
Pariah state calls Swiss blocking of imports 'an intolerable mockery’
Inter-Korean industrial complex reopens after months of political negotiation
United Nations expert panel in Seoul hears harrowing evidence from former inmates
The South Korean president has put forward proposals that the North and South hold a reunion next month for families still separated 60 years after the Korean War.
Escapee is prepare to risk execution to expose South Korean discrimination
The veterans are in the country to find the remains of an aviator killed in the war
Meeting could cool relations after a tense few months
Musudan missiles believed to now be in non-operational location
Kenneth Bae could be used as bargaining chip in nuclear standoff with Washington
Kenneth Bae charged with "committing crimes aimed at toppling the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with hostility towards it"
US Secretary of State John Kerry met China's top leaders today in a bid to persuade them to exert pressure on North Korea to scale back its belligerent rhetoric and, eventually, return to nuclear talks.
Mr Kerry arrived South Korea as part of a unusual diplomatic journey, traveling directly into a region bracing for a possible North Korean missile test
A former North Korean spy has claimed Pyongyang’s threats of military action are a sign that Kim Jong-un is struggling to control his armed forces.
South Korea’s warning of an 'imminent' strike comes as the North prepares to mark the April 15 birthday of the nation’s founder Kim Il-sung