While Kim Jong Un's two-week absence has inspired speculation and rumors that he is gravely ill, he is not the first member of North Korean's ruling elite to disappear from public view.
South Korea's government has dismissed rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in fragile condition, as speculation about his health intensifies.
While it is important to monitor the situation in North Korea, rushing to action based upon dubious or incomplete information is inadvisable.
With reports that North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line to run the nuclear-armed country.
South Korean officials have been forced to deny that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is gravely ill following suspected heart surgery.
A former senior North Korean diplomat won a constituency seat in South Korea’s parliamentary elections, the first such achievement among tens of thousands of North Koreans who have fled their authoritarian, impoverished homeland.
A barrage of North Korean missiles fired from both the ground and fighter jets splashed down on the waters off the country’s east coast on Tuesday.
North Korea said Monday that “reckless remarks” by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made it clear that Washington has no intention of resuming nuclear talks.
North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North threatened to take "momentous" action to protest outside condemnation over its earlier live-fire exercises.
Soldiers with black surgical masks surround leader Kim Jong Un, ensconced in a leather overcoat and without a mask as he oversees a defiant military drill.