The South Korea raised the sunken warship Cheonan Thursday. Across South Korea, the view is growing that North Korea is responsible for a blast that killed 46 sailors.
A 170-foot-tall bronze statue in Dakar, Senegal, was meant to represent freedom and promise, much like the Statue of Liberty. But many say the $20 million African Renaissance Monument instead symbolizes a president's authoritarian rule.
Details are emerging about Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the American who will face trial in North Korea after having crossed into the country 'illegally.' From Boston, he had been teaching English in South Korea.
A new book tells of Col. Kim Jong-ryul, who went on shopping sprees for North Korea dictators Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il before hiding in Europe for 16 years. His tell-all could threaten his life, he says.
On Kim Jong-il's birthday, the North Korean leader's attention appeared focused on grooming his youngest son, Kim Jong-un, for succession. The senior Kim did not attend his birthday bash.
On the birthday of Kim Jong-un, North Korea leader Kim Jong-il's son, newspaper drew attention to the "unusual brightness" and placement of Venus, which was seen as a good sign for Kim Jong-un.
Reports of protest, violence emerged from North Korea after a drastic currency reform that sets an exchange rate of 1,000 old to 1 new . A North Korean paper in Japan confirmed the reform.