Two Americans held in North Korea whisked back home

Nov 9, 2014

Two Americans held in North Korea whisked back home

Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States late Saturday after their departure was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive nation. Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord ...

Nov 5, 2014

New North Korean uranium plant in operation: report

North Korea has started operating a new plant inside its uranium enrichment complex, boosting its capacity to generate fuel that could be used to make atomic weapons, a report said Wednesday. “Infrared cameras used by South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities have detected heat ...

North Korea launches ballistic missile submarine: reports

Nov 3, 2014

North Korea launches ballistic missile submarine: reports

North Korea has launched a submarine capable of firing ballistic missiles, South Korean media reported Sunday, quoting South Korean government sources. The Yonhap News Agency said North Korean engineers reverse-engineered a Soviet-era Golf-class diesel submarine to build a copy with a suspected displacement of ...

Oct 31, 2014

North Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners entering the country for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter. ...