Dennis Rodman allegedly implied that Mr Bae might deserve his punishment
The basketball star, who has taken on the role of coach of the national team, landed in North Korea earlier today flanked by 11 retired NBA players
New Year's Day message included call for improved ties with Seoul but also warning of possible 'nuclear catastrophe'
Even though he’s not been to see Rodman once during his latest visit to North Korea, where he’s been given the dubious task of running the national basketball team.
Merrill Newman, 85, was taken off a plane last month, accused of ordering the deaths of North Koreans during the 1950-3 war.
North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old US veteran of the Korean War after a six-week-long detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
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.
Closure of border unit was a major blow to heavily indebted economy of North
Former NBA star restrained after losing his temper at reporters
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.
Talks aim at cooling relations after leader Kim Jong-un threatened nuclear war earlier this year
Meeting promised a cool in relations after a tense few months on the peninsula
Meeting could cool relations after a tense few months
Musudan missiles believed to now be in non-operational location