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American jailed in North Korea Kenneth Bae moved to hospital, says sister

sister of Kenneth Bae

An American Christian missionary imprisoned in North Korea is in deteriorating health and has been moved from a prison work camp to a hospital within

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North Korea wants to hold high-level talks with U.S.

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Sunday offered high-level talks with the United States to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, only days after it canceled planned official talks with

Activists criticize reported NKorean repatriation

SEOUL, South Korea: Human rights groups on Thursday demanded that North Korea account for nine of its citizens reportedly repatriated after fleeing to Laos. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said

North Korea sends top Kim Jong-un aide to Beijing

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea sent one of its top military officials as a “special envoy” from its leader Kim Jong-un to Beijing on Wednesday, accompanied by a high-powered delegation

China says new North Korea nuclear test possible

BEIJING: China’s top general said a fourth North Korean nuclear weapons test is a possibility that underscores the need for fresh talks between Pyongyang and other regional parties. Chief of

British university attacks BBC over covert North Korea trip

LONDON: A leading British university criticised the BBC on Sunday for arranging an academic trip to North Korea to make an undercover documentary, saying it had put students who were

Despite tension, NKorea lets in tourists, athletes

PYONGYANG, North Korea: Despite North Korea’s warnings that the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula is so high it cannot guarantee the safety of foreign residents, it literally trotted

U.S. says agrees with China on peaceful North Korea solution

BEIJING: The United States said on Saturday that Chinahad agreed to help rid North Korea of its nuclear capability by peaceful means, but Beijing made no specific commitment in public

Looking for logic in North Korea’s threats

SEOUL, South Korea: To the outside world, the talk often appears to border on the lunatic, with the poor, hungry and electricity-starved nation threatening to lay waste to America’s cities

U.S. tells N.Korea new missile launch would be “huge mistake”

SEOUL: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned North Korea on Friday it would be a “huge mistake” to launch a medium-range missile and said the United States would never