Sep 16, 2014

South Korean fisherman finds suspected North drone

A South Korean fisherman Monday found a suspected North Korean drone in his net near an island south of the rivals’ disputed sea border, military officials said. The wreckage, without a wing, engine or camera, was recovered when it got caught in his net ...

North hands U.S. detainee six years of hard labor

Sep 14, 2014

North hands U.S. detainee six years of hard labor

by Eric Talmadge

North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Miller to six years’ hard labor for “hostile” acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington. Miller, from Bakersfield, California, becomes the second American serving a ...

Sep 7, 2014

Group linked to late LDP heavyweight Kanemaru visits Pyongyang

A group related to the late Shin Kanemaru arrived in Pyongyang on Saturday ahead of the 100th anniversary of the influential politician’s birthday on Sept. 17. “Our trip is mainly sightseeing, and we have no political intention,” his son Yasunobu Kanemaru said at a ...