Launch comes as the two Koreas trade threats amid Pyongyang's anger over annual South Korean-US military drills
A colonel from North Korea's military spy agency has fled to South Korea last year in a rare senior-level defection, Seoul officials said Monday.
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Editor of list says UK and US will have to 'raise their games' to compete in future years
Kang Chol-hwa says he was hit and tortured - and forced to watch public executions
Three days ago, North Korea launched its first medium-range missile since 2014
'If they destroy even a blade of grass in our inviolable territory, I will strike the hordes of the puppet military with a deadly baptism of fire'
Friday's launch follows Kim's recent order for tests of a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads
US and South Korean troops are practising how to storm beaches in their 'largest ever' joint military drill
The loss comes as US and South Korea stage joint 'non-provocative' training exercise on Korean peninsula
The Big Question: Joint military exercsies are reportedly incorporating a 'beheading mission' against the North Korean leader
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Japan has barred North Korean ships from its ports
Slogans issued by the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, reflect what the party sees as the nation’s priorities in the months and years that lie ahead
The force of a nuclear bomb being detonated underground could affect the magma of the Mount Paektu volcano, which is situated near the test site
South Korean president urges parliament to encat new anti-terror laws on basis of new information