The U.N Security Council called an emergency meeting after the North Korean military conducted a confirmed nuclear test at an undisclosed location. A U.S. geological base in Pyongyang registered a 4.9 magnitude tremor late Tuesday night. The test is the first under the presidency of Kim Jong Eun, who went forward with it despite an [...]
With the death of Kim Jong-il, VII Magazine explores North Korea through the eyes of photographer Tomas van Houtryve, who managed to slip into the country twice to capture images never before seen by a Western photographer.
Jon Meacham talks with Charles Armstrong, director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University, about the recent flare-up between North and South Korea.
Need to Know presents VII Magazine, a new journalistic partnership with VII Photo, which offers our readers unprecedented intimate access to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists. Every day, our partners at VII will showcase a new photo, and each week, a new video or audio slideshow. North and South Korea held their first [...]
North Korea abruptly canceled a meeting scheduled for today to discuss the sinking of a South Korean warship. But the U.S. Secretaries of State and Defense will have to address the thorny issue at a meeting on the peninsula later this month.
South Korean leaders said on Thursday that they were preparing for a possible hostage situation at a joint industrial park in North Korea.
South Korea bans trade and sea access, prepares military defense with U.S. support.