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SEOUL, July 22- North Korea's economy contracted in 2015 at the sharpest pace in eight years, an estimate from the Bank of Korea showed on Friday, as low global commodity prices landed a blow to exports, a key driver for the impoverished country's economy. The gross domestic product in North Korea last year fell a real 1.1 percent, South Korea's central bank said,...
The joint military exercise is meant to create an intelligence sharing platform to counter threats from North Korea, says NTU's Michael Raska.
North Korean said it is now a nuclear threat to be reckoned with, and Washington can expect more nuclear tests and missile launches.
The isolated country launched what appeared to be a second ballistic missile after the first one failed.
North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile to a high altitude in the direction of Japan before it plunged into the sea.
North Korea launched what appeared to be a second missile on Wednesday that flew about 250 miles before falling in the Sea of Japan.
A government source sees signs of North Korea preparing a launch of the intermediate-range Musudan missile.
Japan's military is on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, a government source said.
A North Korean diplomat who was part of the talks aimed at ending the country's nuclear program arrived on Monday in China, Kyodo news agency said.
John Mack, former chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, tells CNBC he sees "geopolitical risk" as the biggest threat to global prosperity.
The isolated state may have added six or more weapons to its stockpile within the past 18-months.
North Korea may have added another four to six nuclear weapons since last year, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday.
North Korea has restarted production of plutonium fuel, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons program in defiance of sanctions.
WASHINGTON, June 1- The United States on Wednesday declared North Korea a "primary money laundering concern," and moved to further block its ability to use the U.S. and world financial systems to fund its weapons programs. Tensions in the region have been high since January when North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test and then followed that with a satellite...
CNBC's Eamon Javers on breaking news regarding the U.S. imposing money restriction on North Korea.
An opinion piece by state media outlet DPRK Today, praises the Republican presidential candidate for being a 'wise politician.'
The Global Slavery Index reveals India and North Korea are home to a large number of people born into servitude, trafficked for sex work, or trapped in debt bondage or forced labor.
A North Korean missile launch attempt early on Tuesday morning appears to have failed, a South Korean military official told Reuters.
Almost 46 million people are living as slaves globally, with the greatest number in India, according to the Global Slavery Index released on Tuesday.
Japan put its military on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing; South Korea said it had detected evidence of preparations.