Military told South Korea's spy agency is behind 'unreasonably high number' of snakes
State-controlled Air Koryo is the world's only one-star airline
'We’re supposed to dress conservatively in North Korea, so people like going to the gym so they can show off their bodies'
'North Koreans may seem loyal to the government, but because they fear the government'
Revelation appears to show Pyongyang is working on both creating a nuclear bomb and developing ways to launch it
North Korea has marked the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party with a military parade in the capital, Pyongyang.
Claims that secretive communist regime has carried out a further brutal purge of those the young leader sees as a threat to his authority
Dennis Rodman allegedly implied that Mr Bae might deserve his punishment
Kim Jong Un leads ceremonies in display of ‘single-minded unity’ following purge of his uncle
Five of the seven officials who walked alongside Kim Jong-il’s hearse in December 2011 have been killed, purged or sent to labour camps
Jang was once seen as Kim's mentor long considered the country's second power - but his removal was blamed on 'corruption, drug use, gambling and womanizing'
Merrill Newman, 85, was taken off a plane last month, accused of ordering the deaths of North Koreans during the 1950-3 war.
Pariah state calls Swiss blocking of imports 'an intolerable mockery’
Inter-Korean industrial complex reopens after months of political negotiation
Plutonium enrichment plant closed in 2007 as part of aid deal
Closure of border unit was a major blow to heavily indebted economy of North