As the communist regime’s ruling party prepares for its first meeting in a generation, speculation is rife that an ailing Kim Jong-il will begin the succession process with his youngest son.
September 25, 2010 02:32
Amid rumors that North Korea is preparing to announce who will succeed Kim Jong-il, the Communist leader has again found himself in spotlight – including the story of his birth, shrouded in mystery.
September 07, 2010 23:45
Can any one person really change or even save the world? What if that person was not even old enough to drive a car?
August 18, 2010 03:43
A South Korean newspaper claims Russian investigators have found North Korea did not torpedo one of the South's warships that sank in spring. The report says the vessel hit a mine.
July 31, 2010 04:23
Despite threats of a nuclear response from North Korea, a joint navy drill between the US and South Korea is underway off the region's peninsula.
July 30, 2010 05:53
In his first televised appearance in recent years, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro warned that US policies on Iran and North Korea may result in a nuclear war.
August 03, 2010 04:14
The 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War is being commemorated in South Koreal. It was a devastating conflict which claimed more than four million lives.
June 25, 2010 22:32
President Dmitry Medvedev paid a visit to California on Wednesday where he gave special attention to Silicon Valley in an effort to boost US-Russian economic relations - and even sent his first tweet.
June 24, 2010 16:54
The upcoming UN Security Council resolution on Iran is going to take Russia's and China's stand into account, according to Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who spoke to journalists during his visit to China.
June 07, 2010 22:39
Russian investigators have arrived in Seoul to conduct an independent investigation into the events which led to the sinking of a South Korean warship in March this year.
July 29, 2010 18:05
While international investigators have accused North Korea of sinking a South Korean patrol corvette in March, China has taken a more cautious position.
June 18, 2010 07:23
North Korea is threatening military action against South Korean ships on naval drills if they cross into its waters. Meanwhile, the United Nations Security Council has also been discussing the situation with the Koreas.
May 29, 2010 22:47