Rumors that the Supreme Leader's month-long vanishing act signals a coup or a power shuffle are likely false, experts say
Matthew Miller was jailed for committing acts "hostile" to the Pyongyang regime
Kim Jong Un's absence from an important parliamentary meeting fuels speculation about health problems
He reportedly wanted to "meet with Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un"
Miller was charged under Article 64 of the North Korean criminal code, which is for espionage and can carry a sentence of five to 10 years
Matthew Miller will go to trial on Sept. 14
Almost no one in North Korea—where the average person can't access Internet—knows what it is
Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller call for a U.S. representative to come to North Korea to make a direct appeal
After a year of saber-rattling, North Korea may be adopting a softer tone
The apparent test coincides with joint U.S.-South Korea military drills that have drawn the ire of the North.
But Pyongyang remains unresponsive to an offer of help from South Korea
The lights are off, but everyone's home
Sketches posted by the U.N. on Weibo to accompany a searing report on human rights in North Korea split opinion in the Middle Kingdom
John Short, 75, has been detained since Sunday
U.S. is disappointed but says it will continue to work through diplomatic channels
News comes a week after the two sides agreed to hold family reunions at a resort in the North
North Korea pulled out days before a reunion in September.
New call for release comes as his family meets with Kerry
The olive branch, which came in the form of a letter, also promised the end of hostile military acts and the reunion of separated families
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year has appeared before reporters and is appealing to the...