Four children in a group of would-be North Korean defectors arrested in Burma had mothers waiting for them in South Korea.
A mobile phone service is launched in North Korea, but who will have access to it is unclear.
South Korea warns of damaged ties with North Korea if activists persist in launching propaganda leaflets across the border.
A North Korean move to shut down the jointly operated Kaesong Industrial Complex could gravely harm the country’s fragile economy.
Read extracts in English from Shin Dong Hyuk's unprecedented memoir of growing up in one of North Korea's most brutal prison camps.