North Korea has launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which the US Secretary of Defence said makes the country a worldwide threat.
North Korea has warned that it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks” should the United States take any provocative action in the region.
North Korea has announced that it successfully completed its fifth, and largest, nuclear test, despite condemnation from both the United Nations and China, the country’s main ally.
North Korea has ordered its troops on war footing, against South Korea, after an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts, or face military action, was rejected.
North Korea has reportedly fired shots at a South Korean loudspeaker, which has been blaring anti-Pyongyang messages in recent days.
Chinese military forces will support investigations into three murders in the area near the border with North Korea, an army spokesperson has said.
At least $1.4 million worth of gold has been seized from a North Korean diplomat, as he tried to smuggle the gold into the country, by Bangladeshi customs officers.
A Canadian pastor has gone missing after travelling to North Korea on a trip in late January, according to family members and a spokesperson of his church.
Two short range missile were reportedly fired into the sea by North Korea, as the annual joint military drills began between South Korea and the United States.
North Korea has banned foreign runners from competing in the country’s Pyongyang Marathon, which had been opened to foreigners for the first time in 2014, over fears of the deadly Ebola virus.