The two are suspected of murdering 16 of their fellow crew members and allegedly dumping their bodies overboard. North Korean defectors and human rights activists are blasting the government for sending them back to “certain death” without a proper trial.
Alek Sigley, 29, studies at Kim Il-sung University — the alma mater of Kim Jong-un. He opened a Twitter account just a few months ago and it's become a rare keyhole through which to view a fast-changing Pyongyang, North Korea.
In his New Year address on Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned he might take a "new path" if Washington maintains sanctions amid his country's push for economic development, but experts say it may be too late to change the trajectory of negotiations.
The World's Matthew Bell reports that South Korea's president-elect has stirred up controversy by proposing changes in the way Seoul deals with North Korea, and among the changes is the possible dismantling of South Korea's Unification Ministry.
For our Geo Quiz -- we wanted you to tell us where the Pueblo is anchored. It's been 40 years since the spy ship was boarded and its crew captured. Today's answer is Taedong River where the USS Pueblo is now anchored.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's John Sudworth, who witnessed today's historic performance by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in Pyongyang, North Korea; Lisa also speaks with British soprano Suzannah Clark
The World's Mary Kay Magistad has details on Condoleeza Rice's visit to China, as today the Secretary of State urged China to use its influence to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.
Correspondent Jason Strother says South Koreans are welcoming Pyongyang's release of journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee. Some human rights activists are concerned that their work may have jeopardized the safety of North Korean refugees.
South Korea has threatened military strikes after an attack by the North killed two South Korean soldiers and set off one of the worst clashes between the two sides in decades. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire today in one of the most dramatic confrontations between the two since the Korean War ended without a peace treaty. Reporter Jason Strother has reaction from South Korea.
At a historic concert in February, the New York Philharmonic performed in Pyongyang, North Korea. In one particularly emotional moment, the orchestra played "Arirang," the most popular and best-known folk song in the Koreas. Even after the orchestra left, audience members remained, misty eyed as they waved goodbye.