Once described as “closer than lips and teeth,” Chinese relations with fraternal communist ally North Korea declined to the lowest level in decades this year, according to a draft congressional report.
INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) – North Korea sent its highest level delegation to South Korea on Saturday and the two sides agreed to reopen dialogue amid a flurry of diplomatic activity which has raised hopes for improved ties between the arch rivals.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is suffering from “discomfort”, state media has said in the first official acknowledgement of ill health after a prolonged period out of the public eye.
The North Korean and Iranian governments have been found guilty in a U.S. court of providing critical support and funding for a terrorist group that murdered and injured several Americans in 2006, according to court documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Defense officials in South Korea say North Korea may be trying to develop the ability to fire missiles from submarines, the Wall Street Journal reports.
U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea is building a submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, potentially increasing the threat posed by the nuclear-armed rogue state.
North Korea is calling out Secretary of State John Kerry for having a “hideous lantern jaw” and for being a “wolf donning the mask of sheep,” according to the Associated Press.
Hamas wants to cut an arms deal worth hundreds of thousands of dollars with North Korea, the New York Post reports.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea, which this month threatened to carry out a fourth nuclear test, may be closer than previously thought to putting a nuclear warhead on a missile, some experts say, making a mockery of years of U.N. sanctions aimed at curbing such a program.