North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un finally made another public appearance on Monday, or so the country's state media claims. But no matter what, his disappearance — and reemergence — didn't seem to have much of an effect in North Korea itself.
North Koreans refer to their supreme leader Kim Jong-Un is the "respected marshal." But that didn't stop the United Nations General Assembly from passing a resolution on North Korea’s human rights record that brings Kim one step closer to being charged with crimes against humanity.
Tuesday's launch — acknowledged as an ICBM by Washington — marked a milestone in Pyongyang's decadeslong drive for the capability to threaten the US mainland with a nuclear strike, and poses a stark foreign policy challenge for Donald Trump.
North Korea limits its citizens to a government-sponsored intranet, but it can't shield its population entirely from the widening reach of global technology, says Scott Thomas Bruce with the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability.
North Korea's dictatorial regime tries to control what outsiders know of North Korea and what North Koreans know of the outside world. A new WGBH Frontline documentary offers a rare glimpse of life inside the country... gathered from film smuggled out by undercover reporters.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un used his New Year's Day address to extend an olive branch to South Korea. In his televised message, Kim offered to hold high-level talks with the South — if certain conditions are met.
Many ordinary Americans are already making the trip to North Korea. Americans have been able to travel there since 2002. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Korya tour director Nick Bonner who has been taking tourists to North Korea for more than a decade.