Latest Stories Tagged: North Korea

Global Politics

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo quiz is North Korea, where there are reports that the North Korean soccer team is being punished by the government for losing all its matches at this summer's World Cup. The BBC's John Sudworth has the story.

Global Politics

China nervous over naval drills

The US and South Korea will begin joint naval exercises to send a message to North Korea that further aggression will have serious consequences. China is not happy. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Orville Schell of the Center on US-China Relations.

Global Politics

Legacy of the Korean War

The Korean War officially began 60 years ago. In that time, life in North and South Korea has grown further and further apart. Now, families separated by the war have little in common with their relatives across the border. Michael Rhee reports.

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US vets return to Korea

The South Korean government is welcoming back American and other foreign veterans to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Reporter Jason Strother caught up with some of the returning veterans and has this story.

Global Politics

North Korean reshuffle

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad about today's government reshuffle in North Korea. The country's parliament promoted leader Kim Jong-il's brother-in-law to the Number 2 spot in the government.