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Pope's Reform Path: Francis Shakes Up Church Establishment

It appears Pope Francis truly wants to change the Catholic Church. He's reforming the Vatican Bank first, but he's also circumventing the old guard …

North Korea Replaces Hard-Line Defense Chief

North Korea's hard-line army general, who is believed to have been responsible for attacks on South Korea in 2010 that killed 50 people, has been replaced by a relative unknown.<p>The move has analysts reading the tea leaves. The consensus is that the reshuffle at the top of the People's Armed Forces …

New Details About North Korea's American Prisoner Are Appropriately Crazy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>United States citizen and "devout Christian" Kenneth Bae is set to spend the next 15 years in a …

Did a Female North Korean Traffic Cop Save Kim Jong-un from Assassination?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When you win North Korea's "Hero of the Republic" award, you've probably helped the entire state …

North Korea's U.S. Prisoner Was a Secret Missionary & That Won't Help an Escape

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In meetings with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the White House today, President Obama and …

Obama Says U.S. And South Korea Stand Firm Against Pyongyang

President Obama says the United States and South Korea are determined to stand firm against North Korean threats and that the days of Pyongyang manufacturing a crisis to get international concessions "are over."<p>In a joint news conference with South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday, Obama …

North Korea holds seven South Korean factory managers until Kaesong bills are paid

AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency<p>North Korea wasn’t content with just shutting down the Kaesong industrial complex, once a symbol of cooperation with South Korea and the source of much-needed trade, foreign exchange and expertise—it’s also holding seven South Korean managers hostage until $7.2 …

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South Korea to withdraw last workers from factory in North Korea

Seoul has decided to withdraw the 175 South Koreans still remaining at a jointly run factory complex in North Korea, raising major questions about …

North Korea rejects South's call for Kaesong talks

North Korea has rejected South Korea's demand for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been closed for nearly a month, responding to a threat …

Linwood Barclay: ‘I read whatever the hell I want’

Linwood Barclay has had a few literary incarnations (newspaper columnist, humourist), but it's in his latest, as author of thrillers, that he is – arguably – had the most fulsome praise. And really, who can argue with Stephen King, who doesn't miss a chance to publicly love up his Canadian …

US military helicopter crashes near North Korea

A US military helicopter crashed near the North Korean border on Tuesday, as Pyongyang continued its verbal offensive by threatening to launch “powerful sledge-hammer blows” against Seoul.<p>The helicopter – which was carrying 21 members of the US military - crashed onto a military shooting range in …

North Korea: 'We cannot continue this charade,' warns John Kerry

John Kerry has ruled out “artificial talks” with North Korea, saying that only “real steps” towards disarmament could defuse the crisis in East Asia.<p>The US secretary of state signalled his reluctance to reopen negotiations with North Korea after weeks of inflammatory rhetoric and open threats of …

North Koreans hold mass dance amidst tensions over nuclear threat

North Korean students dance in Pyongyang on the anniversary of leader Kim Jong-un's appointment to the top party post amidst tension in the international community over the country's nuclear threat.<p>The North Korean youths, wearing suits and traditional dresses, danced together in the centre of the …

North Korea must end its 'belligerent approach', says Obama

Barack Obama has called on North Korea to end what he described as its "belligerent approach" as US intelligence officials concluded for the first …

North Korea Says Tokyo Is Target No. 1

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>"North Korea warned Japan Friday that Tokyo would be the first target in the event of a war on the …

John Kerry warns North Korea missile launch would be a 'huge mistake'

America has declared its determination to defend its allies in Asia, warning North Korea that it would be making a “huge mistake” if it test-fired a missile.<p>During a visit to Seoul, the South Korean capital, John Kerry, the US secretary of state, sought to deter Kim Jong-un’s regime from any …

Is China getting uneasy with North Korea?

As rantings from North Korea become ever more belligerent and bizarre, there are signs that China, its only outside friend in the world, is beginning to distance itself, too.<p>Normally reluctant to voice any sign of despair whenever tensions deepen on the Korean Peninsula, the Chinese are now talking …

Inside The Cult Of Kim: What It's Like In North Korea While The Country Edges Closer To War

IT IS hard to talk about normality in North Korea. But as its leaders each day cranked up the threats of merciless all-out war with America and South Korea, residents in and around the capital, Pyongyang, appeared to be busier preparing for the coming of spring than a coming war.<p>At a time of high …

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10 facts about Kim Jong Un

Meet Kim Jong Un, the young and inexperienced North Korea dictator who is threatening to nuke America. Here are 10 things to know about him:<p>1. A fan of musician Eric Clapton and actor Keanu Reeves, according to The New York Times.<p>2. His mother reportedly called him the “ Morning Star King” when he …

Your Daily North Korea

<b>We seem intent</b> to mistake a Napoleonic complex for an actual Napoleon. They moved a missile. Run and hide.<p>And then they launched...the braggadocio. Hit the shelters. Duck and cover.<p>South Korea's defense chief said on Thursday that North Korea had moved to its east coast a missile with a …

TOP US COMMANDER IN SOUTH KOREA: 'We've Got To Be Ready To Go' With North Korea

Gen. James Thurman, the top U.S. commander in South Korea, recently toured the demilitarized zone between the two nations with ABC News' Martha Raddatz. Thurman told Raddatz that he sees the situation between the two countries as "volatile" and "dangerous."<p>"If they decided to, you know, resume …

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North Korea Reportedly Just Moved Its Missiles a Little Closer to the U.S.

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A number of sources have told South Korea's Yonhap news agency that North Korea just moved its …