Kim's horseback ride spurs policy shift speculation
New pictures of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse through a winter landscape to the summit of Mount Paektu, a sacred peak for North Koreans, have fuelled speculation that the young leader may be set for a major policy announcement.
North Korea slams Europeans over criticism of missile test
North Korea on Thursday slammed a statement by European UN Security Council members urging strict enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang for its latest missile test, calling the move a "grave provocation".
North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies
North Korea said Sunday it has "no intention" to continue nuclear talks unless the United States takes steps to end hostilities, a day after negotiations in Sweden broke down.
North Korea negotiator says nuclear talks with US have broken down, blames Washington
North Korea's top nuclear envoy on Saturday said talks with the US being held in Stockholm after months of stalemate had broken down...
North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks
North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.
North Korea says to hold nuclear talks with US on Saturday
North Korea and the United States will hold working-level nuclear talks on Saturday, Pyongyang said, signalling the resumption of a dialogue process that has been effectively stalled since the collapse of a summit in February.
China urges US to 'make efforts' on North Korea
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the United States on Thursday to make efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, warning that applying "maximum pressure" would never work.
10 countries cited for extreme media censorship: watchdog
Eritrea is the world's worst country for press censorship, a media watchdog said Tuesday in a report which also cites extreme measures in nine other countries including North Korea, China and Saudi Arabia.