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Monday's launch comes days after Kim sent a personal letter to the South's President Moon Jae-in, offering 'comfort' for the rapid outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country
KCNA, North Korea's state news agency, says Kim watched the launches, which verified the 'war capacity' of the 'new-type tactical guided missiles'
(3rd UPDATE) Seoul's National Security Office of the presidential Blue House says both of the two missiles are 'analyzed' to be 'new type of short-range ballistic missiles'
(UPDATED) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Alek Sigley is 'safe and well'
Yuka Morinaga, wife of the missing Alek Sigley, says his disappearance in Pyongyang is 'very concerning' and there was not 'anything weird' last time they spoke
(UPDATED) Alek Sigley – who speaks fluent Korean and is one of only a handful of Western students living in Pyongyang – is believed to have been detained sometime in the last 3 days
(3rd UPDATE) Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years
The two sides agree to withdraw all troops and weaponry from the 11 guard posts along the border and destroy them by the end of November, according to a joint statement released by Seoul's military
South Korea shelves it plan to open a liaison office in the north after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancel his trip to Pyongyang
North Korea has flouted the cap on exports of coal, petroleum, weapons, and other products through illegal ship-to-ship transfers, rendering the sanctions hailed by UN 'ineffective'
Dialogue brokered by Seoul has seen US-North Korea relations go from trading personal insults and threats of war last year to a summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12
The Peace House in Panmunjeom, the truce village in the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas, was where Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Friday for a historic summit
North Korea state media refers to her as the 'respected First Lady' – the first time the title has been used in more than 40 years, and with the addition of an adjective usually reserved for the country's leaders
North and South Korea hold talks in conjunction with the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, believed by analysts to undermine alliance between Seoul and Washington
The decision comes months after similar moves by Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, who are also key regional allies of the United States
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According to local media, the US aircraft will engage in precision strike drills with South Korean Air Force fighter jets
The 24-year-old North Korean solider, identified only by his surname, Oh, watches Hollywood hits like robot action flick 'Transformers' and forensic whodunnit 'CSI,' and can't get enough of K-Pop
The concert features the country s first all women group the Moranbong Band whose members sing songs about love of the ruling party or family
The Pyongyang restaurant is owned and operated by the government of North Korea
Kim Dong Chul who was arrested on espionage charges in October last year pleaded for mercy during his carefully orchestrated confession Japan s Kyodo news agency reports
UPDATED Overseeing a ballistic missile launch on Thursday March 10 Kim Jong Un ordered more nuclear explosion tests to estimate the destructive power of the newly produced nuclear warheads
UPDATED NATO says Pyongyang s move is a blatant breach of 5 UN resolutions
Traveler Bla Aguinaldo visits North Korea and recounts his experience in one of the world s most isolated places
Speculations on whether Pyongyang s latest test was of a hydrogen bomb or not misses the point one of the world s authorities on North Korea s nuclear programs says