Pyongyang says there is evidence that the two American tourists committed 'hostile acts.' This follows a flurry of contradictory North Korean rhetoric and a weekend testing of short-range missiles.
The first comprehensive travel guide to North Korea's tourist sites launches today. Tourists can only visit the reclusive country on group tours. Some question the ethics of such visits.
The passenger ferry set sail Tuesday evening for Jeju, a southern resort island. Many of those aboard were students from a high school outside Seoul.
A group of adoptees, who say they were given up because their mothers couldn't raise them, are spearheading efforts to make single motherhood less of a social taboo and financial constraint.
North Korea has objected to military drills being held near its territory. South Korean and US forces insist that the drills are defensive, but tensions are rising.
Far fewer North Korean defectors have made it to South Korea since Kim Jong-un took power in 2012. A few escapees have reportedly returned.
Dennis Rodman is in North Korea preparing for an exhibition basketball game Wednesday between a North Korean team he's coaching and former NBA players.
An estimated 500,000 South Korean fathers stay behind while their wives and children relocate for an English-language education abroad.
Nearly half of the North Korean spies caught in South Korea over the past decade made it into the South after posing as refugees.
The Kaesong Industrial Complex, located in North Korea, was reopened Monday to South Korean businessmen after a five-month shutdown.
Today the US diplomat is slated to arrive in Pyongyang to secure the release of Kenneth Bae, the Christian missionary and tour guide who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.
Russians, Chinese, Brazilians, and others are traveling abroad as never before as the world's growing middle classes get itchy feet.
North Korea missiles mystery: A boat headed to the North was seized in Panama this week with Cuban missiles on board.
After Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed in San Francisco, the airline announced plans to intensify its training program in an effort to prevent accidents in the future.
After 16 hours of negotiation North Korea agreed in principle to normalize operations at the inter-Korean industrial complex, which has been idle for nearly three months.
The two governments are showing signs of restarting cooperation after months of elevated tensions.
Activists say they are concerned by reports that China has repatriated nine North Korean refugees deported by Laos.
The launches may be more an effort to get attention and test weaponry rather than actually provoke the region, following the end of the joint South Korea-US military exercises last month.
North Korea says US citizen Kenneth Bae was conspiring to overthrow the regime. But analysts say the North is likely to use him as a new bargaining chip.
Many Korea watchers speculated that once joint military drills ended, so would increased tensions with North Korea. But at least one analyst says this might be the moment the North lashes out again.