New satellite images show North Korea is extending the size of its prison camps and mistreating its own people on a massive scale under Kim Jong-un, a new report by Amnesty claims.
China's Communist party newspaper hails a report by The Onion naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the "sexiest man alive" - which was actually a spoof.
US President Barack Obama warns that North Korea's plans for a rocket launch next month will increase the reclusive state's isolation.
Following scenes of public grief at his funeral, thousands of North Koreans mark the memorial service for Kim Jong-il on Thursday in scenes of sombre silence.
North Korea stages a huge funeral for former leader Kim Jong-il, as his people take to the streets once more to pay their respects to the "dear leader".
Residents of North Korea are mourning the death of their "dear leader", Kim Jong-il, after the 69-year-old suffered a heart attack on a train at the weekend.
John Sparks observes Pyongyang's propaganda machine fail to mask a country in the midst of abject famine.
North Korean residents are increasingly seeking to flee the country - by making a perilous 3,000-mile journey to the Thai border. Channel 4 News Asia Correspondent, John Sparks reports.