With the support of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has vowed to give North Koreans more modern and "cultured" ways to spend their leisure time, a Pyongyang flying club has started offering short flights over some of the capital's major sights.
North Korea could be looking at a better harvest than last year despite severe flooding in the country's northeast, thanks to generally good weather and ongoing changes in official policy that allow farmers to keep - and profit from - what they produce.
Chinese authorities are investigating a North Korean bank suspected of financing its government's imports of goods that might be used by the North's nuclear weapons program, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday.
Now here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching -- fireworks. The plane roaring over people's heads at the country's first air show Sunday was actually a remote-controlled mock-up of the fabled U.S Air Force fighter.
North Korea's foreign minister condemned the United States on Friday for flying supersonic bombers over South Korea earlier this week and vowed his country will strengthen its nuclear capabilities in defiance of multiple UN Security Council resolutions.
This year's Pyongyang International Film Festival wrapped up Friday with top honours going to -- wait for it -- a domestically produced feature about a young woman who selflessly devotes herself to raising orphans.