Apr 11, 2016

North Korean two-star general defected to South last year

A colonel from North Korea’s military spy agency fled to South Korea last year in a rare senior defection, Seoul officials said Monday. The announcement came three days after Seoul revealed 13 North Koreans working at the same restaurant in a foreign country had ...

North Korea says long-range rocket engine test a success

Apr 9, 2016

North Korea says long-range rocket engine test a success

North Korea said Saturday it has successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic rocket engine that will give it the ability to stage nuclear strikes on the United States. The engine’s ground test, if true, would be a big step forward for the North’s nuclear ...

Apr 6, 2016

Lawmaker Inoki to scrap plan to visit North Korea

Lawmaker Antonio Inoki on Wednesday said he will scrap a plan to visit North Korea due to the sanctions levied against the communist country following its nuclear test and missile launches earlier this year. The four-day travel plan from Friday came to light on ...