Japan put its military on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing; South Korea said it had detected evidence of preparations.
North Korea’s ruling party announces a new title for leader Kim Jong-un; Chinese officials say 10 bodies recovered but 31 still missing following a landslide in Southern China; Mercury has begun a rare move across the sun, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
North Korea said it would further strengthen self-defensive nuclear weapons capability "in quality and quantity", its KCNA news agency reported.
Kim Jong Un is preparing North Korea for a rare political gathering known as the party congress, where he could announce major changes.
Pyongyang was festooned on Tuesday with banners ahead of a ruling party congress, as fears spark in South Korea of a possible nuclear test.
North Korea test-fired what appeared to be two intermediate range ballistic missiles on Thursday, but both failed, the U.S. military said.
GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is "both a baffoon and dangerous," said Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post.
A state-controlled newspaper tells North Koreans to prepare for economic hardships ahead.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country will soon conduct a nuclear warhead test in addition to a test launch of ballistic missiles.
Kim Jong Un said his country would conduct a nuclear warhead test and a test launch of ballistic missiles, the KCNA news agency reported.
Kim Jong Un ordered the country to improve nuclear attack capability by continuing to conduct more tests, the offical KCNA news agency reported.
The isolated country threatens to launch an 'all-out offensive' against the US and South Korea.
The North Korean leader ordered his country to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time, according to official media.
Kim Jong Un ordered his country to be ready to use nuclear weapons "at any time" in the face of growing threats, its official media said on Friday.
Following a fourth nuclear test and long-range rocket launch, North Korean human rights is facing tighter sanctions.
Scientists claim a ginseng-based liquor causes no hangovers, according to the state-controlled Pyongyang Times.
The young ruler may be struggling to assert his authority amid rising international scrutiny, particularly from China.
Chris Torrens, senior managing director at Control Risks, says the relationship between North Korea and China is not as strong as it was in the past.
The politically-isolated country tested a hydrogen nuclear bomb, sparking outrage from the international community.
I made a mistake, says former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), explaining his comments on North Korea's leader.