North Korea's decision to pull its workers from Kaesong industrial park coincides with speculation that it could carry out a missile test.
Renewed threats from North Korea's regime have given rise to questions about how far the North Koreans will go in carrying them out.
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, returned from a four-day visit to North Korea on Thursday with a message for the North: Embrace the Internet.
South Korean officials say they have evidence that North Korea is working on an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach as far as the United States.
Park Geun-hye's calls for inter-Korean dialogue are mixed with a firm stance against compromise.
Many are concerned that North Korea's rocket launch is cover for developing the technology to attach a nuclear warhead to a long-range missile capable of going as far as Hawaii, Alaska, or the US West Coast.
North Korea and Iran appear to be deepening their nuclear technology relationship under a new agreement reached between the two nations that President Bush labelled part of an 'axis of evil.'
Vice Marshal Ri Yong-ho's fall from grace reveals deep rifts in the regime of young Kim Jong-un, who took over after the death of his long-ruling father in December.
Like the thousands of women who fled North Korea before her, Kim Eun-sun made it into China and paid a woman to help her, only to discover she'd traded one form of captivity for another.
First, to make up for the embarrassment of the failed missile; second, the regime's past nuclear tests didn't go very well.