War & Conflict

India's embarrassing North Korean connection

Research centre in the Himalayan foothills under scrutiny after revelation that it trained North Korean scientists.

North Korea

Kim Jong-un: North Korea is a responsible nuclear state

Kim Jong-un says his country will not use nuclear arms unless its sovereignty is infringed by others.


North Korea cements Kim Jong-un at the top

The bottom-line for Kim, will always focus on regime stability.

by J Berkshire Miller

North Korea

North Korea holds first party congress in decades

Ruling Workers' Party is holding its first meeting in 36 years, as leader Kim Jong-un seeks to cement his absolute rule.


Average North Koreans will be hit hardest by sanctions

Miners, engineers and truck drivers will be the victims of the latest round of North Korea sanctions.

by Andrei Lankov

Nuclear weapons

North Korea to pursue more 'nuclear deterrence'

Pyongyang fires new missile as its ambassador to the UN in Geneva says a state of "semi-war" is now ongoing.

War & Conflict

North Korean video depicts US under attack

Angered by joint US-South Korean military drills, Pyongyang issues more threats to Washington and Seoul.

Inside Story

Have sanctions against North Korea worked?

South Korea has stepped up sanctions on its arch rival following a rocket launch and nuclear bomb test.

Fault Lines

Hidden state: Inside North Korea

Fault Lines gains rare access into North Korea and examines the impact of US policies on the secretive nation.


Now North Korea has nothing to lose

New UN resolution doesn't make the Korean Peninsula more secure and does not remove the nuclear threat.

by Andrei Lankov

North Korea

North Korea threatens 'nuclear strike'

As the US and South Korea start their largest ever military exercises, Pyongyang warns of an "all-out offensive".

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-un orders nuclear readiness

Following new UN sanctions, North's leader escalates tensions with call for military to be in "pre-emptive attack" mode.

North Korea

'Kimjongilia' display celebrates late N Korea leader

North Korea opens lavish exhibition to celebrate the 74th anniversary of late leader's Kim Jong Il's birth.