North Korean defector criticizes China in rare Beijing talk

Mar 27, 2016

North Korean defector criticizes China in rare Beijing talk

A North Korean defector made a rare public appearance in China on Saturday, criticizing Beijing’s repatriation of asylum seekers despite alleged warnings from South Korea not to speak out. Hyeonseo Lee, who escaped from North Korea to China in 1997, called on Beijing to ...

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Mar 26, 2016

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea has warned that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park Geun-hye for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military ...

North Korean video depicts nuclear strike on Washington

Mar 26, 2016

North Korean video depicts nuclear strike on Washington

North Korea released a new propaganda video Saturday menacingly titled “Last Chance,” showing a submarine-launched nuclear missile laying waste to Washington and concluding with the U.S. flag in flames. The four-minute video romps through the history of U.S.-Korean relations and ends with a digitally ...

American detained in North Korea says he spied

Mar 26, 2016

American detained in North Korea says he spied

An American detained in North Korea said he had spied against the country and asked for forgiveness at a media presentation Friday, nine days after a U.S. tourist was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion. Kim Tong Chol told ...