Officials from Japan and North Korea held their first government-to-government talks in four years Wednesday amid hopes that new North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will adopt a less confrontational approach to relations between his isolated, impoverished nation and the outside world.
Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, led by President Nouri al-Maliki, continues to align itself more closely with neighboring Iran.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his late father, but despite a new emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea’s most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his father was, but despite an emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea's most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
Americans following this year's presidential campaign would never know it from mainstream media coverage, but the commander in chief we hired nearly four years ago has set the United States on a course for unilateral disarmament.
orth Korea once again is hosting an international trade fair, which opened Monday in Rason, in the far northeast, a city seeking to sell itself as friendly to foreigners and a potential hub for international transportation, trade and tourism.
An updated version of North Korea's elaborate "Arirang" performance has opened in Pyongyang.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been married since 2009, and his wife once visited South Korea, a Seoul lawmaker said Thursday, a day after the secretive North first disclosed the match.
With the briefest of remarks, North Korea ended weeks of speculation: The mystery woman accompanying young leader Kim Jong-un to recent public events is his wife, "comrade Ri Sol-ju."