Activists are urging China not to repatriate seven North Koreans who were detained in an eastern Chinese province after leaving their homeland.
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An independent U.S. watchdog named 16 nations “countries of particular concern” for engaging in “systematic, egregious violations” of religious freedom.
German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them .
N. Korea is using cryptocurrency markets to evade global sanctions and is likely using the virtual money to fund its weapons of mass destruction programs.
In a biggest leadership shake-ups in years, North Korea named a new nominal head of state and a new premier, and gave leader Kim Jong Un a new title.
Hong Kong’s Sunbeam Theatre to state performance of Trump On Show, re-imagining of Trump’s life and that of his fictional twin brother who lives in China.
Voters were presented with just one state-sanctioned candidate per seat. They cast their ballots to show their approval or, very rarely, disapproval.
Perhaps none of the communist legacies shared by Vietnam and North Korea highlighted during Kim Jong Un’s “goodwill visit” to Hanoi.
A survey by Seoul-based human rights NGO say there is unlikely to be accountability for past abuses without a complete change of regime in the North.
Kim Jong Un impersonator deported from Vietnam ahead of summit before real North Korean leader meets U.S. President Donald Trump in Hanoi later this week.