Kenneth Bae, the American sentenced to hard labor in North Korea for supposed hostile acts against the state, headed off to prison on Wednesday, the start of his 15-year term.
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North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a younger, little-known army general, state media indicated Monday, a move analysts see as an attempt by new leader Kim Jong-un to solidify his grip on the isolated communist state's powerful military.
The architect of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program — who illegally passed the technology along to Iran, Syria and North Korea — said Pyongyang could "no doubt" have perfected a nuclear weapon and long-range missile warheads.
North Korea's highest court finally released details of why an American was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor, saying he smuggled anti-government documents into the hands of radicals.
A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman said President Obama is to blame for all the rising tensions in the peninsula.
NBA legend Dennis Rodman said he's headed back to North Korea for another up-front-and-close meeting with dictator Kim Jong-un to talk about freeing a jailed American.
Clear signs are emerging for the first time indicating that China is responding to U.S. pressure to help modify belligerent behavior by Beijing's fraternal communist ally in North Korea.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Wednesday that her nation will respond "decisively" to North Korean provocations, and called for a unified international response to threats from Pyongyang.