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
A 75-year-old Australian missionary has been detained in Pyongyang—his wife believes the arrest is due to the religious pamphlets he carried into the country
State spending on luxury items rose from an average of $300 million a year under Kim Jong Il, to $645.8 million in 2012
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...
Study discovers twice the known global deposits of rare earths
MIssionary Kenneth Bae spoke in Pyongyang
The annual joint exercises could push relations on the peninsula "to a catastrophe," the North says.
The BBC and the British government want to air programming in the isolated country
What do we know about the shifting balance of power inside one of the world's most opaque nations? On Wednesday, North Korea announced its first elections since...