North Korea

Global Politics

Kim Jong IL

North Korea marked its 60th anniversary with a massive military parade today. Many high level military officials were in evidence. But there was one noticeable absence -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong-IL. Anchor Marco Werman explains that Kim's no-show is fuelling speculation about his state of health.

Arts, Culture & Media

Postcard from Pyongyang

Guy Deslisle was a rare foreigner working in North Korea -? he lived there for a few months in 2001 doing animation work. He recounts his experience in the graphic memoir Pyongyang. From monuments to lapel pins, Delisle describes how the faces of Kim Jung Il and Kim Il Sung are everywhere.

Global Politics

North Korea halts nuke disabling

The government of North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear facilities because it says the U.S. has violated a disarmament deal. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group at the US Institute of Peace.

Global Politics

North Korean nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met face-to-face today with her North Korean counterpart in Singapore in the highest-level meeting between the U.S. and North Korea in years, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head in Singapore.

Global Politics

Lifting sanctions on North Korea

President Bush today said today the United States would lift some trade sanctions against North Korea and that he would take North Korea off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, as The World's Matthew Bell has the story.

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