September 16, 2013 While thousands of North Koreans have made their way to the South, the number of incidents that go in the other direction are exceedingly rare.
September 11, 2013 A photo snapped from space shows steam rising from the facility housing the 5-megawatt reactor at Yongbyon that was dismantled as part of disarmament efforts five years ago.
September 3, 2013 Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman called Kim Jong Un an "aweseome" man after a visit earlier this year. His trip there this week follows a prediction by Rodman that he would persuade Kim to release Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae. But Rodman says that's not the purpose of his visit.
August 30, 2013 A survey shows that most of them believe three meals a day has helped boost the leader's popularity, despite the country's continued economic woes.
August 23, 2013 The emotional meetings by family members separated by six decades of mutual suspicion between the two countries were suspended in 2010.
August 19, 2013 A multimillion-dollar deal to provide ski lifts for a resort in North Korea has been cancelled, after Switzerland's government decided the deal violated U.N. sanctions forbidding the export of luxury items to the country.
August 18, 2013 Next month the two sides will discuss possibly resuming the meetings between relatives from North and South who have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.
July 26, 2013 The USS Pueblo, captured by North Korea in 1968, is expected to be the centerpiece of the country's "Victory Day" ceremonies marking the armistice that officially ended hostilities with the South.
July 16, 2013 A statement from Cuba's foreign ministry says weapons that Panama seized in a North Korean ship were mid-20th Century models that Cuba was sending to North Korea for repair.
June 25, 2013 The South Korean president's website was down temporarily, and some South Korean media outlets were also hacked. Some North Korean websites also were affected. It's unclear who is responsible for the attacks.
June 16, 2013 Washington says actions speak louder than words and that Pyongyang must first meet international obligations before "senior-level" meetings can take place.
June 9, 2013 The talks are the first in two years on the divided peninsula, where tensions in recent months have threatened to spark armed conflict.
June 6, 2013 North Korea says it's willing to have a dialogue with South Korea on reopening a jointly run factory complex and hints at the possibility of discussing broader bilateral issues.
May 8, 2013 Dennis Rodman, America's unlikeliest link to Kim Jong Un, wants his friend to release Kenneth Bae. A 44-year-old U.S. citizen, Bae was this month sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean labor camp for unspecified "hostile acts."
May 2, 2013 Pae Jun-ho, known in the U.S. as Kenneth Bae, is among a number of U.S. citizens arrested in North Korea over the years.