Under South Korean law, North Korean defectors can receive support from Seoul’s government to resettle in the country.
Seoul’s unification ministry conducted check-ups on 30 North Koreans who left before January 2016.
The discovery raises concerns over North Korea’s biological weapons production.
The 32-year-old faces charges of drug trafficking under the country’s strict drug laws.
The man's mother tells Newsweek about her shock when her son knocked on her door in the middle of the night.
A number of possible explanations range from logistical issues to perceived threats to Kim’s life.
More than 400 marines have been doing training activities together, including shirtless wrestling in the snow.
News of Park’s alleged execution follows reports that North Korea’s second most powerful official after leader Kim Jong Un has been punished.
The pontiff blew out one birthday candle from a 13-foot-long pizza on Sunday morning.
Christian Beasley shaved his head but was identified nonetheless.
China said it was conducting routine exercises.
A restaurant in Gaza is offering a discount to North Koreans to thank them for their country's support against the U.S.'s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
A ministerial-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council takes place on Friday to discuss North Korea, with one of Pyongyang's diplomats in attendance.
General Hwang Pyong So has not been seen in public for two months.
Registered child sex offenders with reporting obligations face up to five years in prison if they attempt to leave Australia without permission.
Her husband’s family suspected foul play when the man said he was vegetarian and refused to eat mutton soup, a dish the man they knew loved.
Police said the reptile was "not fond" of the officers' attention.
A window fell from a CH-53 helicopter in the second such incident in less than a week.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley denounced North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The anti-terror drill scenarios included tackling someone hijacking a bus full of athletes and attempting to ram it into the stadium.
Jenkins had been in North Korea for 15 years when the regime brought Hitomi Soga to live with him.
Authorities believe the prisoner managed to cut through steel bars above the ceiling.
Aegis destroyer vessels are conducting a two-day exercise in South Korean and Japanese waters.
An evacuation order was issued Sunday as the blaze continued to move west.
Images of the object suggest it’s the shipping cover of an in-flight blade inspection system (IBIS), which is featured on U.S. military helicopters.
The long-anticipated unit was officially formed on December 1 and includes 1,000 soldiers.