Kim Jong Il
Kim Jong Un's 14-day absence from public appearances ahead of the celebrations may signal preparation for an at-sea SLBM test.
Diplomat David Straub told Yonhap News Agency this week that Pyongyang is raising its demands to free hostages.
North Korea’s vice foreign minister blamed Trump for escalating tensions and said the new administration was more vicious than Obama's.
China said that international action should wait until the investigation is complete.
Kim Jong Un’s reign has been one of “terror”, say South Korean Intelligence Service.
Police arrested a 25-year-old Indonesian woman and a man believed to be her boyfriend.
The colonel worked for the North Korean military's General Reconnaissance Bureau.
"The answer is not a simple love-hate, but one of reverence for a family," writes Raymond K. Cunningham, Jr., who traveled to North Korea.
If North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un he does not appear at a key political event early on Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power
Jang Song Thaek was killed just days ahead of the second anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il.