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Students hold posters with pictures of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un

North and South Korea to hold historic first summit in decade

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to cross his country’s heavily militarized border with South Korea on Friday for the first intra-Korea summit in more than a decade.

A North Korean official in London watches over visitors to the embassy's art exhibition

Welcome to North Korea, please enjoy the art work

Some of the top names from the autograph collection of Randy Kaplan. He launched his collection in 1996, with the autograph of Bill Clinton, and has gathered 130 autographed baseballs to date.

To get the autographs of top world leaders, you need commitment, courage and chutzpah

Arts, Culture & Media

Just who is the real threat to North Korea’s future?

Global Scan
Jang Song-thaek in army uniform standing with his nephew and North Korea's top leader, Kim Jong-un, at a military parade in Pyongyang (February of 2012).

What comes next after North Korea has a top official put to death?

Global Politics

North Korea conducts third nuclear test in challenge to global community

North Korea followed through on its threats and conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday, Monday night in the United States, believed to be its most powerful to date. The test was roundly criticized, even by North Korea’s lone ally, China. A United Nations Security Council meeting has been called.

Comedians bid farewell to Kim Jong Il, a popular foe

Funeral services for notorious dictator Kim Jong Il were held on Wednesday. His passing marks the end of an era for comedians, able to use comic-book like dictators as foils for their comedic endeavors.

South Korea on alert as North Korea mourns passing of Kim Jong Il

As North Koreans mourn the death of their dictator, people in South Korea are trying to figure out how their lives may change with the new leadership, presumably of Kim Jong Un, the dictator’s son.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dies

Kim Jong Il, the 69-year-old leader of North Korea, who had become increasingly ill and reclusive in recent years, died on Sunday.

Grandson of North Korean leader makes waves by attending Bosnian high school

Kim Han Sol, grandson of Kim Jong Il, just started his last two years of high school and he’s not doing it in North Korea. He’s in Mostar, in Bosnia.