South Korea's ruling party members and rights activists are calling on the government to reopen a 2019 case of the repatriation of two North Korea fishermen, blaming the previous government of trying to curry favour with Pyongyang.
South Korea and the United States staged a joint air power demonstration on Tuesday during a visit by U.S.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accused officials of "slackness and immaturity," in dealing with the country's first officially confirmed COVID-19 outbreak.
The U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution would extend a ban on ballistic missile launches to include cruise missiles or "any other delivery system capable of delivering nuclear weapons."
Pictures showed at least four of the missiles with black-and-white cones being driven past flag-waving crowds
The run-up to the congress saw the entire country mobilised in an 80-day drive to boost the economy, featuring extra-long work hours and additional duties for many.
South Korean media said it was the first time since 1995 that a North Korean leader has sent a New Year card to the country's citizens.
On the campaign trail, Biden said he would not meet with Kim without preconditions and accused Trump of "emboldening" the North Korean leader.
Hyon Song-wol has been spotted accompanying Kim Jong-Un while his wife remains out of the public eye since January and his sister has not been seen by his side recently either.
US-based Human Rights Watch conducted interviews with former NK detainees, officials to highlight what it called inhuman conditions at detention facilities.
Kim was sending the US a message that the North's capabilities were improving.
The cavalcade will mark the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party and satellite imagery on the respected 38North website suggests it could be huge.
Pyongyang is subject to a range of restrictions imposed since 2017 that limit its oil imports and ban exports of coal, fish and textiles.
The fisheries official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.
While localised, the typhoon damage is testing the North's state capacity and resources.
Several analysts have played down suggestions that Kim's health is deteriorating.
The North Korean leader's subsequent appearances are allegedly fake and said to have been previously recorded.
The woman took to social media to find assistance after she was allegedly assaulted by the neighbour on multiple occasions.
Authorities are to go through households and forcefully confiscate their dogs if they refuse to give them up.
Kim was addressing a conference of veterans on the 67th anniversary of the 1953 armistice that ended Korean War hostilities.
Pyongyang insists it has not had a single case of COVID-19
Kim and US President Donald Trump first met in Singapore two years ago but talks over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal have been stalled since.
The two men -- one surnamed Han, 87, and the other Ro, 90 -- say they were captured during the 1950-53 Korean War.
The nuclear-armed North closed its borders in late January as the virus spread in neighbouring China and imposed tough restrictions.
The North has a different history of the conflict, which it knows as the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War.
In recent weeks, Pyongyang has issued a series of vitriolic condemnations of Seoul over anti-North leaflets.
Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have criticized Bolton for publishing his book.
In a series of denunciations of Seoul, the North rejected an offer it said had come from the South's President Moon Jae-in to send an envoy for talks.
An explosion was heard and smoke seen rising from the long-shuttered joint industrial zone in Kaesong.
North Korea's harshest criticism of Washington came on Friday, and casts doubt over the future of the two sides' long-stalled nuclear talks process.