China stands to gain clout with a bigger financial foothold in North Korea.
A U.N. agency releases census details that show the country is dying younger.
Life just got even tougher for North Koreans.
Economic sanctions hinder the North Korean leader's traditional birthday extravaganza.
North Korea backtracks on a shift in currency policy.
North Korean children left to fend for themselves in China are afforded no protection under the country's laws.