Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years.
A new report reveals a network of what a rights group says is hundreds of execution sites inside North Korea, with children as young as seven forced to watch the death squads in action.
Kim Jong-un does not like the "contents and forms of works" on display at North Korea's famous event involving thousands of performers working in precise synchronisation, and after phoning the organisers to complain, the event is on hold until it is brought up to his standards.
Kim Yong-chol was reportedly sent to a labour camp after the second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un collapsed. But now the former spymaster is spotted alongside the North Korean leader.
Appearing to contradict his national security adviser, US President Donald Trump downplays recent North Korean missile tests, and also says he smiled when Kim Jong-un called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ".
Megumi never made it home from school in 1977. Her family thought she'd been kidnapped for ransom. But 20 years after she vanished, a phone call from the government changed everything.
North Korean state media slams Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticising leader Kim Jong-un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human being".
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un orders his military to boost its strike capability following another missile firing, according to state media, as tensions grow over tests that appeared to show the development of a new advanced missile system.
The heavily fortified Korean Demilitarised Zone which separates the two Koreas proves to be an ecological treasure as researchers confirm a sighting of an extremely rare Asiatic black bear cub.
North Korea has fires two suspected short-range missiles, South Korea's military says, in what is the second such launch in the last five days.
The spectacular and rare image shows the launch site just moments after the rocket was fired from a known site on the coast of the rogue state over the weekend.
North Korea fires several projectiles from its east coast, South Korea's military confirms, as analysts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February's failed nuclear summit in Hanoi.
The Vietnamese woman released from a Malaysian jail after serving time for helping to kill the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un says she now wants to become an actor.
The second of two women who claim they thought they were part of a TV prank when they smeared a chemical weapon on the face of Kim Jong-un's half-brother will soon be on her way home to Vietnam after Malaysian authorities release her from jail.
The German vehicle maker says it has not had business dealings with North Korea for more than 15 years, but that it also has no control over or responsibility for third-party sales.
The President takes to Twitter to deny media reports that North Korea insisted the US pay $US2 million dollars in medical costs before releasing detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma in 2017.
Kim Jong-un's first trip to Russia comes about two months after his second summit with US President Donald Trump, which failed because of disputes over US-led sanctions on the North.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is expected to meet President Vladimir Putin for the first time behind closed doors in Russia within the next 24 hours amid deadlocked nuclear negotiations with Washington.
More than six decades after the Korean War ended, 43 Australians are still unaccounted for. The men are presumed dead, and their families "just want closure". But what would that take?
US authorities in Los Angeles arrest and charge Christopher Ahn over a mysterious dissident group's raid on North Korea's embassy in Madrid earlier this year.
Kim Jong-un has overseen the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon with "a powerful warhead", in the country's first public weapons test since the US-North Korea summit in Hanoi, North Korean state media says.
Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump may talk about their "excellent" relationship, but the North Korean leader warns "hostile policies" will not work in trying to get his country to abandon its nuclear weapons program.