CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour has broadcast from some of the world's most challenging locations. Here, we bring together links to her documentaries and exclusive web-only footage.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had strong words Wednesday for North Korea's nuclear activities and saber-rattling, saying the secretive communist nation "has ignored the international community" and "continues to act in a provocative and belligerent manner toward its neighbors."
South Korean and U.S. forces have been placed on a higher surveillance alert level, after North Korea threatened military action following its nuclear test earlier this week, the joint forces announced on Thursday.
North Korea's announcement last week that it has begun reprocessing nuclear fuel rods at the Yongbyon nuclear facility about 60 miles (nearly 100 kilometers) north of the capitol, Pyongyang, raises questions about the secretive nation's agenda.
North Korea warned South Korea against provoking war on Thursday as it reportedly deployed an arsenal of missiles near their sea border and told U.N. inspectors it plans to restart its nuclear facility
North Korea has asked U.N. nuclear agency inspectors "to remove seals and surveillance equipment to enable them to carry out tests" at the Yongbyon reprocessing plant, the agency's director-general said.
North Korea is restoring a reactor at the key Yongbyon nuclear complex and no longer wants to be removed from a U.S. list of countries that sponsor terrorism, the South Korean news agency reported Thursday.
The latest phase of six-nation talks on North Korea's nuclear program ended Saturday with agreement on a timetable for North Korea to disable its nuclear facilities, according to South Korea's news agency, Yonhap.
North Korea on Friday destroyed a water cooling tower at a facility where officials acknowledge they extracted plutonium to build nuclear weapons, CNN's Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour reported from the scene.
South Korean President-elect Lee Myung-bak said on Monday he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to help in the denuclearization process as the reclusive Communist nation dismantles its nuclear program.
In a last-minute nudge to North Korea, the U.S. State Department said Sunday it was "unfortunate" that Pyongyang had not supplied a complete declaration of its nuclear programs before a Monday deadline but signaled it would continue disarmament talks with its allies.
A U.S. team, including technical experts, will head to North Korea next week after the communist country agreed to begin disabling its nuclear weapons facilities, Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said Wednesday.
In a rare public exchange highlighting the delicacy of political diplomacy, President Bush told South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun a formal end to the Korean War begins when North Korea halts its secretive nuclear weapons program.
United Nations inspectors have confirmed that North Korea has closed all of its nuclear facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency told reporters Wednesday.
U.S. envoy Christopher Hill said North Korea could shut down its main nuclear facility within three weeks as inspectors arrive to monitor the dismantling of the Stalinist country's controversial weapons program.
The United States will assess on Saturday whether North Korea has taken action to shut down its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, now that the communist nation has gained access to unfrozen funds, said U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack.
On the first day of talks between South and North Korea in nearly a year, the delegation from the South offered the North a "significant proposal" to rejoin the six-party talks on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.
A top American nuclear expert has told a U.S. Senate committee that North Koreans showed him a piece of radioactive metal in a glass jar when he visited that country, but said he could not say if it really was bomb-grade plutonium metal as they claimed.
A private American delegation that visited North Korea in recent days was shown the nuclear spent fuel storage pond at Yongbyon and found it empty, reinforcing North Korea's claims to have taken the spent fuel and reprocessed it into bomb-grade plutonium.
For the first time since North Korea expelled U.N. monitors in late 2002, the country might welcome a U.S. delegation next week to visit its Yongbyon nuclear facility, which the United States suspects is being used for nuclear weapons production.