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  • North Korea's UK ambassador rejects Trump's offer of talks story has photos
    Updated: May-24-16 1:13 pm

    LONDON - North Korea's ambassador to Britain said Tuesday that his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's offer to open nuclear talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials 
    Updated: May-11-16 5:04 pm

    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:

  • N. Korea offers particularly good look at Kim, other leaders 
    Updated: May-11-16 7:00 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean state media on Wednesday released high-resolution headshots of more than two dozen top officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, that appear to be missing something Pyongyang-watchers have come to expect: signs of retouching.

  • 5 things about Kim's congress, from North and South Korea 
    Updated: May-10-16 8:04 am

    North Korea just wrapped up its biggest political event in decades - a lavish, four-day congress of its ruling Workers' Party of Korea intended to both strengthen the leadership of Kim Jong Un, who presided over it all and came out with the newly created title of party chairman, and show off the face of the country that North Korea wants the world to see: that of a stable, unified nuclear power determined to stay its own path, come what may.

  • Ex-N. Korea army head, who Seoul said was executed, is alive story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 3:37 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - A former North Korean military chief who Seoul had said was executed is actually alive and in possession of several new senior-level posts, the North's state media said Tuesday.

  • China's Xi congratulates North Korea's Kim on new title story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 1:39 am

    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping extended his congratulations Tuesday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his new title of chairman of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, underscoring traditional ties between the communist neighbors despite recent strains.

  • Mass rally in North Korea after congress bolsters leader story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-10-16 12:19 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated the country's newly completed ruling-party congress Tuesday with a massive civilian parade featuring floats bearing patriotic slogans and marchers with flags and pompoms.

  • Reporters in N. Korea for congress get wire factory instead story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-09-16 8:24 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - They came for North Korea's biggest political event in decades. What they have been getting mostly is a lot of sightseeing - except for three who got kicked out.

  • Sanctions, restrictions seen impeding science in North Korea story has photos
    Updated: May-07-16 6:22 am

    BEIJING - Tightening U.N. sanctions and an inability to freely access the Internet are inhibiting the work of North Korean scientists, Nobel Prize laureates who recently visited the country said Saturday.

  • Things to know about North Korea's first congress in decades 
    Updated: May-05-16 8:23 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's elite are gathered in Pyongyang ahead of their biggest political conference in decades.

  • Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 4:54 am

    TOKYO - North Korea, the world's last great master of Cold War-era spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week.

  • US citizen says North Korea detainment granted understanding 
    Updated: May-02-16 8:43 pm

    SEATTLE - Kenneth Bae knew he was in trouble when he opened his briefcase for a North Korean customs official and saw a computer hard drive he meant to leave in China.

  • North Korea party congress to show unity around Kim Jong Un 
    Updated: May-01-16 9:10 am

    TOKYO - North Korea is preparing to hold a once-in-a-generation congress of its ruling party that is intended to rally the nation behind leader Kim Jong Un and could provide an important glimpse into Kim's plans for the country's economy and military.