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'
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.
The South Korean government has just approved plans for a skyscraper which can become 'invisible'.
Man captured by North Korea in 1972 has returned home after 41 years
Escapee is prepare to risk execution to expose South Korean discrimination
Bolt and Dasaolu compete in Anniversary Games on Friday night. It should be a celebration of last year’s Olympics... but all the talk in athletics is of drugs
Coroner orders probe to determine whether rescuers ran over one of the teenagers who died
Meeting promised a cool in relations after a tense few months on the peninsula
The man who pays his way
World View: Any source is a good source when desperate journalists can't dig up the most basic of facts
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.
It was impossible to escape his first single – but can the Korean rapper strike it big a second time?
Kim Jong-un announced a 'state of war' over the weekend
Skulls pop up on the screens of some computers — a strong indication that hackers planted a malicious code in systems
North Korea has fired off many memorable threats over the years
Polls too close to call as Park Geun-hye bids to become country's first female leader