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North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
With investor worries about spillover effects on commodities by a slowing Chinese economy, Beijing has its eye on a key resource—rare earth minerals in North Korea.
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice, U.N. investigators said.
CNBC's Heesun Wee discusses China's trade subsidies for North Korea and their impact on the region's economy.
Amid reports of more executions and political tension in North Korea, the regime is moving forward on economic policies, increasingly tied to China.
James P. Rooney, chairman at Advanced Capital Partners, comments on North Korea as the country prepares for Kim Jong-Un's birthday.
Chung Min Lee, South Korean ambassador for National Security Affairs says the purge of Kim Jong-Un's uncle was due to money reasons, hard currency earnings and the classic power struggle.
Joseph Detrani, President at Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says the North Korean leader should be concerned about America sending more troops to South Korea.
Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea for the third time, but insists that he's not going to talk politics or human rights.
North Korea's execution of a high-ranking official suggests a ruler threatened by the economic elite's power. And the purge is likely far from over.
Shaun Cochran, head of research for Korea at CLSA, discusses the situation in North Korea following the execution of King Jong Un's uncle and what it means for investors.
John Park, North Korea Specialist at Harvard Kennedy School discusses the next phase in the Kim Jong Un's consolidation of power, 2 years since the passing of his father.
Andrew Gilholm, Senior Analyst for China and Korea at Control Risks, says Jang Song-thaek's execution will increase uncertainty in China over Kim Jong-un's leadership.
North Korea's state agency says it has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jung Un, the country's second most powerful man. CNBC's Chery Kang reports.
CNBC's Chery Kang reports on the latest political developments in North Korea.
Joseph Naemi, Director at HBOil talks about the impact of sanctions, risks & opportunities in Mongolia and North Korea.
A Malaysian university awarded an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Foreign Relations Committee chairman, discusses his opinions over whether the U.S. should strike Syria heading into Tuesday's hearings. Will the country be drawn in to a much larger conflict?
Joseph DeTrani, President of Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says the two Koreas' plan to reopen Kaesong is a positive development, but doubts remain over the path Kim Jong-un is taking.