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.
Dec 28, 2011 The body of North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong-Il was driven through Pyongyang today -- in none other than a U.S.-made Lincoln Continental?
Dec 19, 2011 With inflation soaring, the last few years have been particularly difficult for the North Korean people, and that isn't likely to change right away
Dec 19, 2011 Death of dictator creates a new region of uncertainty. What it means for North Korea's economy, the U.S. and neighboring countries as the nation's military decides whether to accept Kim Jong-Il's son as leader.
Jan 11, 2012 After six decades under a bungling dictatorship, North Korea is a country with virtually no economy at all.
Dec 19, 2011 Kim Jong-Il, the leader of North Korea, has passed away, leaving room for much uncertainty in his country.