North Korea

Canadian pastor detained in North Korea makes TV confession - church

TORONTO - The head pastor of one of Canada's largest congregations, who has been detained by North Korea since February, appeared before media in Pyongyang and admitted to allegations against him, a spokeswoman for his Toronto-area church said on Thursday.

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U.S. would show flexibility in nuclear talks with North Korea: envoy 27 Jul 2015

SEOUL - The recent nuclear deal with Iran showed that the United States can be flexible with a willing counterpart, including North Korea if it decides it wants talks on its nuclear program, a U.S. envoy said on Monday.

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U.S. would show flexibility in nuclear talks with North Korea - envoy 27 Jul 2015

SEOUL - The recent nuclear deal with Iran showed that the United States can be flexible with a willing counterpart, including North Korea if it decides it wants talks on its nuclear programme, a U.S. envoy said on Monday.

COLUMN-North Korea's very bad year and China's role in it 22 Jul 2015

July 22 - Of all the pressures North Korea faces, none is perhaps as threatening as the prospect of a full-blown recession in China, which would have a crippling effect across the border.

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North Korea upgrades missile tower for possible October launch: Yonhap 22 Jul 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has erected a new, taller launch tower at its missile base, possibly in preparation for firing a long-range rocket to mark an important national anniversary in October, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.

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North Korea upgrades missile tower for possible October launch - Yonhap 22 Jul 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has erected a new, taller launch tower at its missile base, possibly in preparation for firing a long-range rocket to mark an important national anniversary in October, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.

North Korea upgrades missile tower for possible Oct. launch-Yonhap 22 Jul 2015

SEOUL, July 22 - North Korea has erected a new, taller launch tower at its missile base, possibly in preparation for firing a long-range rocket to mark an important national anniversary in October, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.

Slovenian band plays Pyongyang to provoke those outside North Korea 21 Jul 2015

LJUBLJANA - A Slovenian avant-garde rock band that plans to be the first western pop act to perform in North Korea said it aimed to provoke debate beyond the isolated country's borders.

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North Korea says not interested in Iran-like nuclear talks with U.S. 21 Jul 2015

SEOUL - North Korea is not interested in an Iran-like dialogue with the United States to give up its nuclear capabilities, the isolated country's foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

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North Korea says not interested in Iran-like nuclear talks with U.S. 21 Jul 2015

SEOUL - North Korea is not interested in an Iran-like dialogue with the United States to give up its nuclear capabilities, the isolated country's foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.