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North Korea on Monday fired artillery shells into waters near its sea border with South Korea, Seoul's military said, a day after the country test-launched two ballistic missiles in the latest of a series of weapon tests.
Conductor Lorin Maazel, a child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to music festival he founded.
A soon-to-be-released Hollywood film will mercilessly and hilariously mock the "Supreme Leader" of North Korea.
Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety .
Six years since operations ceased, the stalled tours to Mount Geumgangsan in North Korea are deepening the despair of program operators, shop owners and residents.
'political temper tantrum' after ordering the CIA station chief to leave the country over allegations the U.S. had recruited two government officials to spy.
With journalists sentenced to hard labour for writing about an isolated installation, experts are concerned about what might be being produced It was the kind of scoop any intrepid journalist dreams of getting, hitting all the right notes along the way - a vast and mysterious military installation, rumours of chemicals weapons, unexplained Chinese ... (more)
South Korean military officials could not immediately confirm the reports by Japan's Kyodo and South Korea's Yonhap news agencies.
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korean and Japanese media reported, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills.
A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.
Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang. North Koreans gather in front of the statues to lay flowers and bow, showing their respect for the late and current leader.
North Korea said on June 30 it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against it.
Seth Rogen and James Franco's new film The Interview has been deemed an 'act of war' by North Korea.
Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.
The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan's recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past apology for wartime atrocities, a South Korean official said.
Ordinary North Koreans are lucky to earn US$30 a month, but senior state officials easily make more than $100 a day from endemic corruption, a survey shows.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:34 am
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