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All eyes are on North Korea this week, as the ruling Korean Workers Party is expected to hold a historic meeting of delegates.
Kim Jong-il visits China, again.
A look at North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's unusual recent trips to China.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is visiting China today with his son, who is also Kim's suspected heir, South Korean officials said.
Former President Jimmy Carter will leave today for North Korea in hopes of freeing an American man imprisoned in a North Korean jail.
North Korea decides to use youtube and twitter as platforms for propaganda.
The increasing tensions between North and South Korea are threatening the stability of the Korean Peninsula.
For the North Korean team, losing all three games in South Africa resulted in a formal reprimand from the government.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces new sanctions during trip to Seoul.
Barbara Demick's latest dispatch from North Korea describes life after the disastrous 2009 currency devaluation.