North Korea recently boasted that its nuclear weapons could reach the US. This theory has been rebuked and challenged by many scientists in the West, though fear of an Asian arms race is developing.
The question now is whether the furor over missiles actually marks another step on the way to a much more serious confrontation, or is simply another exercise in a long-running game of dare.
A rare North Korean parliament session ended without the announcement of major economic policy changes that many outside experts had predicted.
North Korea and Iran appear to be deepening their nuclear technology relationship under a new agreement reached between the two nations that President Bush labelled part of an ‘axis of evil.’
North Korea is participating for the first time in the Paralympic Games, a possible shift for a county were disabled people have faced enforced isolation and abuse.
The announcement was made this morning with no further detail from the North Korean government.
North Korea’s top brass sees major shake-up with loss of Ri Yong-ho.
North Korea appears to have unveiled another missile at a military parade.
North Korea has unveiled a massive hydroelectric power station, one of its biggest construction projects in recent years.
The new US envoy on North Korea, Glyn Davies, came through with the agreement in two days of talks in Beijing last week with North Korea’s veteran envoy Kim Kye-gwan, who had requested the meeting.
The US and North Korea entered a new round of exploratory talks Thursday in Beijing.