North Korea


North Korea blocks off industrial zone, border trade

Apr 3, 2013
Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea blocks South Korean worker access to an industrial zone along the border of the two countries.
Posted In: North Korea, South Korea

South Korea accuses North Korea of cyberattack

Mar 21, 2013
South Korea is still recovering from an apparent cyberattack earlier this week. Government officials suspect North Korea of hacking, but is the country even capable?
Posted In: South Korea, North Korea, hacking

North Korea threatens U.S. nuclear strike ahead of U.N. sanctions vote

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.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear, United Nations

With a $1 billion economy, North Korea can easily afford nukes

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.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear

North Korea confirms its biggest nuclear test, but at what cost?

Feb 12, 2013
The test is the country's third and is being condemned by the United States and other countries in the region.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear, China

Google unveils detailed North Korea map

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.
Posted In: North Korea, Google, google maps

North Korea rocket launch angers international community

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.
Posted In: North Korea, sanctions, United Nations

China works on importing North Korean workers

Jul 5, 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.
Posted In: China, North Korea

North Korea agrees to end nuclear program for food aid

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.
Posted In: North Korea

North Korea suspends nuclear programs for U.S. food aid

Feb 29, 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.
Posted In: North Korea, aid, nuclear