Articles by Nandini Krishnamoorthy
The latest move by Pyongyang comes as the US sees signs of restraint from the Kim regime in recent days.
The tornado lasted about 10 minutes in China's Nenjiang County in northeastern Heilongjiang Province.
The insurgents reportedly burned four houses and a day care centre in Maluso in Basilan island, southern Mindanao region.
Bar workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun were found guilty of murdering David Miller, 24, and raping and killing Hannah Witheridge, 23, in September 2014.
Two suspects from two different incidents were shot dead during exchange of gunfire with police.
The comments are seen as part of Pyongyang's bid to ease its isolation following tough UN sanctions.
US military activities have had a 'large, negative influence on bilateral military ties' with Beijing says top Chinese official.
Afghan security forces found three mass graves after recapturing the village from Taliban forces.
Lebanon becomes the latest Arab nation to repeal the law that was dubbed as something "from the Stone Age".
North Korea has been denying its people their right to freedom of thought, religion and conscience, the US State Department report says.
The aircraft will take part in the 18-day live-fire exercises involving nearly 3,500 US and Japanese troops in Hokkaido Island.
Pyongyang's statement comes in response to reports that the US is engaged in back-channel diplomacy to get the 3 freed.
The Chinese air force flew nuclear-capable bombers and surveillance aircraft near Taiwan's air space.
The High Court of Singapore deemed the reference issued by AXA Life Insurance to its former employee "incomplete, misleading and unfair".
Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou replaces Wu Dawei, who reached retirement age.
The South Korean president said while North Korea must cease provocations, the US must act 'responsibly'.
The new UN sanctions against the Kim Jong-un regime do not ban textile exports.
It was the third time in August that Chinese military planes were seen near Taiwan, the self-ruled island's defence ministry said.
The shower produces up to 150 meteors per hour, making it the 'brightest shooting star' displays of the year.
Pyongyang claimed that Seoul forced 12 North Korean waitresses to get married to avoid being repatriated.