Skip to content

Developing Story

Flashpoint Ferguson: Latest news on crisis roiling U.S.

Korean Central News Agency

Latest Stories

north-korea-australian-detainedjpeg-0d599_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

north-korea-australian-detainedjpeg-0d599_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

In this photo taken on Saturday, March 1, 2014, provided by the Korean Central News Agency, John Short, an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in North Korea, signs his written apology, at an unknown location in North Korea. North Korea said Monday, March 3, 2014, it will deport Short, saying he apologized for his anti-state religious acts and requested forgiveness. Authorities in North Korea have been investigating Short since his arrest for secretly spreading Bible tracts near a Buddhist temple in Pyongyang on Feb. 16, the birthday of late leader Kim Jong Il, the North's official Korean Central News Agency said. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency)

North Korea Australian Detained.JPEG-0d599.jpg

North Korea Australian Detained.JPEG-0d599.jpg

In this photo taken on Saturday, March 1, 2014, provided by the Korean Central News Agency, John Short, an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in North Korea, signs his written apology, at an unknown location in North Korea. North Korea said Monday, March 3, 2014, it will deport Short, saying he apologized for his anti-state religious acts and requested forgiveness. Authorities in North Korea have been investigating Short since his arrest for secretly spreading Bible tracts near a Buddhist temple in Pyongyang on Feb. 16, the birthday of late leader Kim Jong Il, the North's official Korean Central News Agency said. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency)

onion_web_20121127_0001_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

onion_web_20121127_0001_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

In this Wednesday, July 25, 2012, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-ju, waves to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

nkorea-detained-americanjpeg-0f71c_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

nkorea-detained-americanjpeg-0f71c_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2013 file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed Nov. 30, 2013 by the Korea News Service, U.S. citizen Merrill Newman, 85, reads a document, which North Korean authorities say was an apology that Newman wrote and read in North Korea. North Korea said Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, that it has deported the elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

NKorea Detained American.JPEG-0f71c.jpg

NKorea Detained American.JPEG-0f71c.jpg

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2013 file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed Nov. 30, 2013 by the Korea News Service, U.S. citizen Merrill Newman, 85, reads a document, which North Korean authorities say was an apology that Newman wrote and read in North Korea. North Korea said Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, that it has deported the elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

noth-korea-detained-americanjpeg-005ec_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

noth-korea-detained-americanjpeg-005ec_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

In this Nov. 9, 2013 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed Nov. 30, 2013 by the Korea News Service, U.S. citizen Merrill Newman, 85, applies his thumb print to a document which North Korean authorities say was an apology which Newman wrote and read in North Korea. Newman, an avid traveler and retired finance executive, was taken off a plane Oct. 26 by North Korean authorities while preparing to leave the country after a 10-day tour. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

Noth Korea Detained American.JPEG-005ec.jpg

Noth Korea Detained American.JPEG-005ec.jpg

In this Nov. 9, 2013 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed Nov. 30, 2013 by the Korea News Service, U.S. citizen Merrill Newman, 85, applies his thumb print to a document which North Korean authorities say was an apology which Newman wrote and read in North Korea. Newman, an avid traveler and retired finance executive, was taken off a plane Oct. 26 by North Korean authorities while preparing to leave the country after a 10-day tour. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

2_north-korea_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_north-korea_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this March 7, 2013, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed March 8, 2013, by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, with military officials, gets a ride on a boat on his way to a military unit on Jangjae Islet, located in the southernmost part of the southwestern sector of North Korea's border with South Korea. (Associated Press/KCNA via KNS)

onion_web_20121127_0009_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

onion_web_20121127_0009_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

In this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service on Thursday, July 26, 2012, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center) reacts on a ride as he attends the completion ceremony of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

kim_6_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kim_6_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this March 11, 2013, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 12, 2013, by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greets military personnel at a long-range artillery sub-unit of KPA Unit 641 during his visit to front-line military units near the western sea boarder in North Korea near the South's western border island of Baengnyeong. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

kim_5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kim_5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this March 11, 2013, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 12, 2013, by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greets military personnel at a long-range artillery sub-unit of KPA Unit 641 during his visit to front-line military units near the western sea boarder in North Korea near the South's western border island of Baengnyeong. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

kim_4_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kim_4_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this March 11, 2013, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 12, 2013, by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greets military personnel at a long-range artillery sub-unit of KPA Unit 641 during his visit to front-line military units near the western sea boarder in North Korea near the South's western border island of Baengnyeong. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

kim_3_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kim_3_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this March 11, 2013, photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 12, 2013, by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greets military personnel at a long-range artillery sub-unit of KPA Unit 641 during his visit to front-line military units near the western sea boarder in North Korea near the South's western border island of Baengnyeong. (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)