Sep 9, 2016

A-bomb survivors criticize North Korea test

Atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, along with members of anti-nuclear groups and relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea expressed anger Friday over the North’s fifth nuclear test. Hiroshi Harada, a former director of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum who survived ...

Sep 9, 2016

Key dates in North Korean history and weapons development

North Korea carried out its fifth and most powerful nuclear test on Friday, sparking condemnation from regional leaders. Here are some key dates in North Korean history and in its development of long-range missiles and nuclear weapons: 1945: Japan’s colonial rule over Korea ends ...

News agency AFP opens North Korea bureau

Sep 7, 2016

News agency AFP opens North Korea bureau

Global news agency AFP has opened a bureau in North Korea, becoming one of only a handful of foreign media organizations to have a permanent presence in the one of the world’s most isolated states. The Agence France-Presse office in Pyongyang, which was inaugurated ...