Mar 7, 2013 North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Feb 12, 2013 Thanks to the sale of underground goods, the country can devote a third of its resources to developing its military and weapons programs.
Feb 12, 2013 The test is the country's third and is being condemned by the United States and other countries in the region.
Jan 29, 2013 Google's surprisingly detailed new maps of North Korea offer a view into the isolated nation that the world has never seen before.
Dec 12, 2012 North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.
Jul 6, 2012 Despite being the biggest country in the world, China is having something of a labor shortage. So it's importing tens of thousands of North Koreans to work in low-wage jobs in factories.
Mar 1, 2012 North Korea has reached a deal with the U.S. to suspend its nuclear program in exchange for U.S. food aid. Because of sanctions, the U.S. hasn't sent food to North Korea since 2009, despite reports of significant malnutrition in the country.
Mar 1, 2012 The agreement may have been less about food than a political move by North Korea's new young leader. But it does open the door for restarting multi-nation disarmament talks.
Jan 11, 2012 U.S. diplomat Chris Hill discusses the economic conditions of Iraq and North Korea as they make important transitions, and how they might change in the future.