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Seoul, Oct. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea held secret military talks with North Korea in 2012, an official source said Wednesday, confirming the allegations that President Park Geun-hye shared secret information with a confidante who is under suspicion of ...
South Korea held secret military talks with North Korea in 2012, an official source said Wednesday, confirming the allegations that President Park Geun-hye shared secret information with a confidante who is under suspicion of having peddled influence.

The United States has always maintained it cannot accept North Korea as a nuclear state and, under President Barack Obama, has made any talks with the North conditional on Pyongyang first making some tangible commitment towards denuclearization.
Air Koryo, North Korea's only commercial airline, is no longer allowed to operate flights from Pyongyang to Kuwait, Kuwait International Airport (KWI) authorities confirmed to NK News on Tuesday.
United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang, a punishment for nuclear tests that have violated U.N. Security Council resolutions, sought to ban the country from exporting most of its natural resources.
A bride and groom posed for photos at the Mirim Riding Club on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, in July. Under Kim Jong-un's regime, Entertainment options have expanded in the capital.

Through a spokesman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, Pyongyang refuted a claim by former Foreign Affairs Minister Song Min-soon that the Roh Moo-hyun government had asked advice from the North about the 2007 vote, ...
A staff member of the Mirim Air Club carries a helmet as she walks across the tarmac at the Mirim Air Club on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Until a few months ago, if you wanted a bird's eye view of North Korea's capital there was ...
When outsiders think about Pyongyang's architecture, pictures of a city dotted with old Soviet-era government and residential buildings, giant communist monuments and massive Propaganda billboards come to mind.
Azalea, whose Korean name is "Dallae", a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, lights a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favorite leisure ...
While Pyongyang has always assigned traders a designated area, the authorities never appeared to care if they moved to another place as long as they were bringing in much-desired hard currency to North Korea.
Azalea, whose Korean name is "Dalle", a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, lights a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favorite leisure ...
Seen reflected in the window of a vehicle are residential buildings on Changjon Street as dusk settles at the end of a work day Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) ...
With this rise in tourism, more demand is calling for other activities aside from colorful cultural performances and nuanced political and social museums.
An ultralight aircraft flies over the city of Pyongyang on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in North Korea. Until a few months ago, if you wanted a bird's eye view of North Korea's capital there was basically only one option: a 150-meter tall tower across the ...
The flights go directly over some of Pyongyang's most iconic spots, including the gargantuan May Day stadium, the torch-tipped Juche Tower and Kim Il Sung Square area, and the Munsu Water Park, yet another of Kim's leisure spot "gifts" to the city.

In September, after conducting its fifth nuclear test, Pyongyang claimed to have the capacity to launch a nuclear attack. The North also repeatedly warned the US and its South Korean "puppets" not to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ...
Seoul - A Japanese woman believed to have been kidnapped by North Korea decades ago has been admitted to a Red Cross hospital in the capital, Pyongyang, a support group for relatives of South Korean abductees said Saturday. Kyoko Matsumoto is ...
A deadly Pyongyang building collapse in 2014 might have been avoided if warning signs had been properly heeded by local officials, a recent defector with intimate knowledge of the city's construction sector has told NK News.
An ultra-light aircraft flies over Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Oct 16, 2016. For the first time, Pyongyang flying club has started offering short flights over some of the capital's major sights. DPRK leader Kim ...
In this photo by Wong Maye-E, residential buildings on Changjon Street are reflected in a vehicle window at dusk in Pyongyang, North Korea. The city of about 2.5 million people has block after block of densely concentrated high-rise residential buildings.
The United Kingdom is carrying out a "hostile act" and "sabre-rattling" by despatching fighter aircraft to participate in drills with South Korean and US forces in South Korea in November, the Korean Central news agency (KCNA) quoted an official of the ...
Jiji Press Seoul (Jiji Press) - A Japanese woman believed to be abductee Kyoko Matsumoto is hospitalized in Pyongyang, the head of a support group for families of South Koreans kidnapped to the North said Sunday.
On October 10, a local source familiar with inside information about the enterprise informed Daily NK that the company is now faced with an "up-turned beehive" as the president (manager) and the State Security Department agent were recalled to ...
Seoul - A Japanese woman believed to have been kidnapped by North Korea decades ago has been admitted to a Red Cross hospital in the capital Pyongyang, a support group for relatives of South Korean abductees said Saturday. Kyoko Matsumoto is ...
In September, after conducting its fifth nuclear test, Pyongyang claimed to have the capacity to launch a nuclear attack. The North also repeatedly warned the US and its South Korean "puppets" not to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ...
Pyongyang is facing financial difficulties due to increasingly tough international sanctions, the report said. However, Chen Tain-shou, head of Taiwan's fisheries Agency, said when asked about the report that the government does not cooperate on ...
The tower is a popular tourist destination, where visitors can ride to the top in an elevator to view Pyongyang from above.
Breaking a long silence among mainstream think tanks, its message - arguing that the US should begin negotiations toward freezing Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs - took direct aim at the Barack Obama administration's North Korea policy.
Pyongyang, North Korea (AP) - North Korea could be looking at a better harvest than last year despite severe flooding in the country's northeast, thanks to generally good weather and ongoing changes in official policy that allow farmers to keep - and ...
Koryo Tours said in a statement that scheduled flights between Beijing or Shanghai and Pyongyang would be available in April 2017 when the next Pyongyang International Marathon is held, but that it would be harder to visit the capital for the event due ...
President Park Geun-hye declared that the South Korean military should be ready to bring an end to the Pyongyang regime once it fires a nuclear missile.
China's embassy in Pyongyang has downsized its staff over the last three years while Russia increased its diplomatic presence, analysis of embassy staff numbers obtained by NK Pro shows.
UrtheCast recorded incredibly detailed 4K footage of North Korea's capital city, Pyongyang, from the international space station.
China's embassy in Pyongyang has downsized its staff over the last three years while Russia increased its diplomatic presence, analysis of embassy staff numbers obtained by NK Pro shows.
A deadly Pyongyang building collapse in 2014 might have been avoided if warning signs had been properly heeded by local officials, a recent defector with intimate knowledge of the city's construction sector has told NK News.
Kung Sok-ung, a North Korean vice minister of foreign affairs and a key figure in Pyongyang's diplomacy with Europe, has been purged, according to a North Korea source.
Entering the capital city of Pyongyang, visitors pass through the Arch of Reunification. The two women holding a conjoined North and South Korea symbolize supreme leader Kim Il Sung's vision for the two countries.
Swedish tourist company Korea Konsult is inaccurately promoting "unique" walking tours of Pyongyang, sources in the travel industry have told NK News.
Seoul, Oct. 11 (Yonhap) --Disruptions of GPS, believed to be conducted by North Korea, have affected a total of over 2,100 planes since 2010, a lawmaker claimed Tuesday.
Disruptions of GPS, believed to be conducted by North Korea, have affected a total of over 2,100 planes since 2010, a lawmaker claimed Tuesday.
In its Tongchang-ri rocket base, which Pyongyang calls Sohae satellite Launching Station, the moves of personnel and vehicles were spotted.
Seoul/Beijing - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Monday that the United States is exerting all its political influence in a bid to gain support from all U.N.
Corea del Norte denuncia que EE.UU. ha llegado a la fase extrema de sus intentos para llevar a cabo un ataque nuclear preventivo contra Pyongyang. "EE.UU. ha llegado al extremo a la hora de preparar un ataque nuclear preventivo (contra Corea del ...
South Korean news on Friday was full of speculation that North Korea's next nuclear test could occur between October 9 and October 10.
For North Korea, an attack on 10 Japanese cities with 10 kiloton warheads would kill around 1 million, and could invite a Japanese 1.2 megaton blast over the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, killing an estimated 1.1 million North Koreans, the study ...
A US-based monitoring group says Pyongyang could be preparing to conduct another major nuclear test soon, after detecting increased activities at North Korea's known test site.
Brussels, Oct. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top diplomat called Thursday for active diplomatic measures against North Korea over its nuclear test and missile launches in the latest push to punish Pyongyang for flouting U.N. resolutions. The U.N ...
Some might be tempted to dismiss the North Korean missile program as something that lacks substance, but Russian defense analyst Vladimir Khrustalev wrote in a detailed analysis for Lenta.


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