The North Korean capital of Pyongyang was sealed off late Wednesday in preparation of a major military parade to commemorate the founding of its army, witnesses said. It will take place on the eve of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been elected to the top decision-making body of the country's ruling party, indicating that she is poised to become an increasingly senior figure. (more)
North Korea will soon test another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the United States, according to a Russian lawmaker who returned Friday from a four-day visit to the reclusive country. (more)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered an unusual address in person, condemning U.S. President Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" and vowing to respond to his "unethical" threat to "totally destroy" North Korea. (more)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered an unusual address in person to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations, where Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it posed a direct threat to the U.S. or its allies. Below is a full transcript, as provided by state-run media.
Scores of people lined the streets of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on Monday to cheer on nuclear scientists as they left. The country's leader, Kim Jong Un, had earlier hosted a massive banquet for the scientists to celebrate the Day of the Foundation of the Republic and the country's sixth nuclear test.
General Kim Rak Gyom, the commander of the Strategic Force of North Korea's military, has released the following statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threat. The general's comments were published by North Korea's state-run news agency.
North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" aimed at overthrowing the regime, just weeks after another American was arrested on similar charges, state-run media reported on Sunday. (more)
North Korea detained an American citizen on Saturday as he tried to leave the country, though it was not immediately clear what led to his arrest. It comes amid rising tensions between North Korea and the United States. (more)