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The wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has re-appeared after dropping out of the public eye for 50 days amid fevered rumours that she was either pregnant or had fallen out of favour.
South Korean activists floated anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border with North Korea on Monday, a week after the North threatened military action over a similar propaganda exercise.
South Korean troops and riot police on Monday prevented activists from sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border after North Korea threatened a "merciless" military response.
Kim Jong-Il's teenage grandson has labelled his uncle, North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un, a "dictator" in an interview that offers a rare glimpse into the world's most secretive ruling dynasty.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Nurlan Yermekbayev ambassador to North Korea.
All the signs are that he will be disappointed, but Ban Ki-moon refuses to abandon hope that he will live to see peace prevail on the Korean peninsula.
North Korea said Tuesday it possessed rockets capable of striking the US mainland, as it slammed a new US-South Korean deal to extend the range of the South's missile systems.
South Korea on Wednesday threatened a strong military response to any provocative act by North Korea aimed at influencing the South's presidential election in December.
North Korea has been secretly selling gold to make up for shortages of hard currency after it spent millions of dollars on celebrating the 100th birthday of its founder.
President Nazarbayev has voiced Kazakhstan’s position on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan at CICA meeting in Astana.
The successor to Sun Myung Moon, the deceased founder of the Unification Church, made a surprise visit to North Korea on Friday.
Coca-Cola has been available at private markets in North Korea for more than a decade even if the US soft drink maker has not opened business in the communist state.
North Korea and Japan this week hold their first direct talks in four years with attention focused on whether they can show progress in overcoming deep-rooted suspicions that have hamstrung ties.
US and Japanese officials are considering deploying a new US early-warning radar to Japan to help counter possible missile threats from North Korea.
North Korea's young first lady has been pictured sporting what appears to be a Christian Dior handbag, in stark contrast to widespread shortages elsewhere in the impoverished nation.
The World Food Programme has said it is sending a first shipment of emergency food aid to flood-hit areas of North Korea, where torrential rain has killed scores of people and inundated cropland.
A Japanese sushi chef who served the late Kim Jong-Il and his family for 13 years said he recently met the new N. Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his wife, whom he described as "pretty and charming".
The Red Cross had allocated almost $308,000 for victims of N. Korea's floods and storms, after state media reported 119 deaths and major crop damage in the food-scarce nation.
South Korea Wednesday rejected North Korean claims that it is planning terrorist acts as "ridiculous", and said it would protect Seoul activists threatened by Pyongyang.
North Korea will allow South Korean business executives to visit a jointly-developed tourism resort despite an acrimonious years-long dispute over the project.
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