North Korea will put on trial American Matthew Miller, who sought asylum in Pyongyang

Choe Sang-hun North Korea said it will put Matthew Todd Miller, one of the three known Americans held in the country, on trial in a week.

Cheerleader diplomacy: Pyongyang sends a squad to South Korea for Asian Games

Cheerleaders from North Korea in traditional dress cheer at the opening cermony for a previous Asian Games in 2002, in Busan, South Korea.

Adam Taylor The news that Pyongyang plans to send a "cheerleading squad" to the South Korean city of Incheon for the upcoming Asian Games is not just weird - it may actually be an important political sign.

Dennis Rodman gets his 'Gangnam Style' mixed up in Pyongyang

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman.

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman appears to have mixed up his Koreas on a visit to Pyongyang, tweeting that he expected to run into South Korean rapper Psy on his trip to the North.

No Psy in sight for Dennis Rodman in Pyongyang

Dennis Rodman

Ex-NBA star appears to have mixed up his Koreas on a visit to Pyongyang.

Tension grows as Pyongyang shifts missiles

Seoul North Korea has moved two more missile launchers to its east coast, where preparations are apparently under way for a missile test as tensions simmer on the peninsula.

Something fishy in Pyongyang

Fish in Pyongyang

The people of North Korea’s capital have received a special gift from recently deceased leader Kim Jong Il: loads and loads of fish.

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Pyongyang propaganda with a light touch in Indonesia

Tom Allard JAKARTA: After the craziness of Jakarta's early evening traffic, the ambience is oddly calming, an ersatz oasis from the barely contained chaos outside.

Pyongyang shows off nuclear secret

David Sanger WASHINGTON: North Korea has shown two visiting US nuclear experts a vast new plant it secretly and rapidly built to enrich uranium, raising the prospect that the country is preparing to expand its...

Pyongyang has plenty of form in shooting down false hopes

Peter Foster WHILE it might be tempting to read North Korea's offer as a policy turnaround following the death of Kim Jong-il, the reality is likely to be far more mundane.

Pyongyang fires short-range missiles

(FILES) This undated handout photo released by the Korean Central News Agency on January 5, 2009 shows a missile-firing drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea on July 4, 2009 test-fired two more short-range missiles following similar launches earlier in the week, according to South Korean military sources quoted by Yonhap news agency.  AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS  RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles off its west coast amid international alarm at its planned long-range rocket launch, South Korean newspapers say.

Delegates arrive in Pyongyang

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Delegates have started arriving in Pyongyang ahead of a rare party meeting.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un not missing, just having ankle surgery

Kim Jong-un: Not deposed, just having ankle surgery.

Anna Fifield Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader who has been mysteriously missing from the public eye for almost a month, sparking rumours covering every possibility from a stroke to a coup d'etat, is merely...

Where is Kim Jong-un? North Korea leader not seen for weeks

Where's Kim Jong-un?

Adam Taylor Kim Jong-un has not been seen since September 3, even missing a high-level meeting of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly. Few people have any idea where he is. He could be sick.

North Korea holds trial of American

North Korea has tried American Matthew Miller, who was detained in April for violating his tourist status when he entered the country.

North Korea draws American misfits

North Korea

Foster Klug Several apparently confused Americans have crossed into North Korea, where they face harsh treatment.

American man arrested while trying to swim to North Korea ... and he is not the first one

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un

Anna Fifield Tokyo: An American man was arrested after being caught trying to swim across a river from South Korea into North Korea, apparently because he wanted to meet Kim Jong Un, officials in Seoul said...

North Korea sentences American to six years

American Matthew Miller in North Korea.

North Korea says it has sentenced detained American Matthew Miller to six years hard labour for "hostile" acts against Pyongyang.

Two Koreas are one family, says Pope

Pope Francis talks with Han Yang-won, chairman of the Association for Korean Native Religion, as he meets with South Korea's religious leaders at Myeong-dong Cathedral in Seoul.

The Pope has urged the divided Koreas to unite as "one family, one people" in a spirit of mutual forgiveness at a mass that coincided with a South Korea-US military drill condemned by the North as a...

North Korea launches rockets minutes before Pope's South Korea visit begins

Pope Francis laughs with bishops as he signs the guestbook during a meeting with the bishops of Korea at the headquarters of the Korean Episcopal Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's Ministry of Defence said, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.

China and North Korea combining to crush Christian aid

Caught in crackdown: Peter Hahn, 72, an American-born man in North Korea, has built a network of aid projects along the China-North Korea border.

Philip Wen and Sanghee Liu Christian and other aid groups say they are experiencing the most severe crackdown along the North Korean border in more than a decade.