Speaking at the United Nations, Ji Hyeon-A said she and others who were returned were forced to eat rats, with many also dying from dehydration.
Imagine the following scenario: A “rogue” nation successfully tests a nuclear device, a divisive presidential administration weighs a military response in the U.S., and as the threat of war looms, aggressive rhetoric spews from unpredictable leaders on both sides. To a casual observer, this may seem like a summary of the current tensions between North Korea and the U.S. — and it is. However, it’s also an eerily accurate description of events in 1964, when the People’s Republic of China conducted its first successful test of a nuclear bomb under Mao Zedong. Watch as Stephanie Sy breaks down the parallels in search of lessons to be learned from political history.
Kim Jong-un thanked workers at the Amnokgang Tire Factory for making the tyres for the missile trucks used to transport the Hwasong-15 ballistic missile.
Images show Kim looking relaxed and happy at Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile test, that drew worldwide condemnation.
North Korea ended a 10-week pause in its weapons testing by launching an intercontinental ballistic missile apparently capable of reaching the United States.
The soldier is seen speeding down a tree-lined road in a vehicle as shocked North Korean soldiers begin to run after him before opening fire.
North Korea is on an “aggressive schedule” to build and deploy its first ballistic missile submarine, satellite imagery has suggested. Images suggest that work is underway at the Sinpo South Shipyard to build a new submarine, according to 38 North, which carries out analysis on North Korea. The institute, based in Washington, posted the satellite images on its website.
Donald Trump has been "sentenced to death" by the Korean people for insulting North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, the regime's state media has reportedly said.
Gavin Williamson has started his new job as Defence Secretary with a tough stance on British traitors who travel to Syria to fight for Isis.
The soldier bolted from a guard post at the northern side of Panmunjom village in the Joint Security Area to the southern side of the village.
North Korea's state media is trolling Donald Trump by only reporting the protests against him during his Asia trip - not any of his official comments made condemning the regime.
Locals in Kilju county, the location of the site, fear that radioactive contamination is destroying the area.
Thae Yong Ho warned that Kim Jong-un would unleash artillery and short-range missile fire on South Korea after any attack on the North.