Kim Yo Jong, the sister of leader Kim Jong Un, said the United States appears to be interpreting signals from Pyongyang in a way that would lead to disappointment.
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Many victims have said they have considered suicide or leaving the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
Every year the waters are a little less icy — warming as much as 2.6 times more than the world average — changing the undersea habitat and casting doubt on the future of the 'sea women.'
North Korea's yearslong quest to develop precision missiles capable of evading detection and striking targets in South Korea has accelerated.
Japan and South Korea have long been at odds over the name of the body of water between Japan and the Korean Peninsula.
No significant breakthroughs were made with Pyongyang under former U.S. President Donald Trump, and a growing number of observers say it's time to try something new.
A mysterious North Korean facility may be producing components for building nuclear bombs, a new report suggests, offering clues to understanding the site near the capital that has perplexed experts and policymakers. The nondescript cluster of buildings called Kangson on the southwest outskirts of Pyongyang ...
North Korea watchers say Kim has also sought to portray himself as a more traditional political leader than his eccentric father, Kim Jong Il.
With international focus on the coronavirus, North Korea has doubled down on its missile development and military exercises in recent weeks while signaling new confidence that it has dodged an outbreak of its own. Some international experts are skeptical of North Korea's assertion that it ...
While a North Korean deadline for the United States to soften its stand on denuclearization talks passed uneventfully over the New Year, state media and propaganda efforts have been focusing on the prospect of a long confrontation with the United States. Optimism that two years ...