To show North Korea their strength after it sank the Cheonan warship, the US and South Korea today announced a joint antisubmarine drill. China has objected, citing security concerns.
07/09/2010 09:17 am
To battle the problem of starvation in North Korea, the government is allowing local markets to stay open longer and sell food without restrictions.
07/01/2010 02:23 pm
North Korea accused the US Monday of aggressive military moves in the zone separating the two Koreas. The North is undergoing a leadership transition.
06/28/2010 06:38 pm
North Korea alleged sinking of a South Korean warship was not terrorism and not enough by itself to put North Korea back on a US terror blacklist.
06/28/2010 06:29 pm
Japan beat Denmark today, though it was unlikely that many Asians rooted for the Asian team in the match. Regional loyalties in Asia are threadbare, say academics, which means there is little 'Asian identity.'
06/24/2010 03:55 pm
North Korea vowed a military response if the UN Security Council reprimands it for the sinking of the South Korean Navy's ship Cheonan. Fiery rhetoric from Pyongyang is common, but comes at a particularly tense time.
06/16/2010 09:50 am
North Korea threatens a military response if the UN condemns or questions the country over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship.
06/15/2010 01:53 pm
Rare new photos have emerged of Kim Jong-il's son, Kim Jong-un.The leader of North Korea may be getting ready to hand over power to his youngest son, who watches NBA basketball and went to school in Switzerland.
06/08/2010 02:07 pm
Beijing today delivered an unusual criticism to North Korea over the killing of three Chinese citizens. North Korea is heavily dependent on ally China for financial and food aid.
06/08/2010 09:36 am
The US wants to tighten sanctions on North Korea. Can it tighten economic sanctions on a country without much of an economy?
06/04/2010 05:22 pm