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Pope Francis asks North Korea to invite him to visit

A potential papal visit to the isolated, nuclear-armed country was previously floated in 2018

North Korea reports no new cases for first time since COVID...

Apparently due to a lack of testing capacity, North Korea refers to "fever patients" rather than "COVID patients" in case reports

North Korea punishes officials for failing to contain coronavirus

North Korea is in a state of “maximum emergency” after the spread of COVID-19 following a large-scale military parade in April

North Korea fires ballistic missile, restarting weapons tests blitz

Analysts had widely predicted Pyongyang would seek to capitalize on US distraction over Russia's Thursday invasion of Ukraine with new tests

North Koreans, already hungry, now short of cooking oil

North Korea needs external food aid to meet its basic needs, according to a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Vatican backs cooperation, friendship in Korean Peninsula, says Cardinal Parolin

South Korea and North Korea have been engaged in dialogue for decades since the Korean Peninsula was divided

Pope Francis in Pyongyang? An intelligence chief is working to make...

North Korea has consistently been ranked as the worst country for persecution of Christians by the charity Open Doors

Pope Francis willing to visit North Korea, says South Korean bishop

Pope Francis reportedly said he will visit North Korea if relevant preparations are completed

North Korea measures to stem COVID-19 worsen abuses, hunger, UN expert...

Deaths by starvation have been reported, as has an increase in number of children and elderly people begging

North Korea enslaving political prisoners to fund weapons program, report says

UN estimates up to 200,000 people are held in a vast network of gulags run by Stasi-like secret police

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