North Korea's highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor.
Otto Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student, was convicted after being charged with subversion.
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.
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast city of Wonsan early on Thursday, South Korea's military said.
American troops conducted live fire drills near the border with North Korea and Iran is testing long range ballistic missiles, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Kim's comments were his first direct mention of the claim to have successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead to be mounted on a ballistic missile.
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.
The tough UN sanctions on North Korea are sweeping, and target leader Kim Jong Un's commercial trade activities and vast overseas financial web.
The isolated state fired several short-range projectiles soon after new UN sanctions.
North Korea fired several projectiles into the sea, hours after the UN voted to impose tough new sanctions on the isolated state.
North Korea faces harsh new U.N. sanctions to starve it of money for its nuclear weapons program following a Security Council vote on Wednesday.
Jim Cramer went down his checklist of events that needed to occur in order for the market to bottom, to determine if this rally is sustainable.
Following a fourth nuclear test and long-range rocket launch, North Korean human rights is facing tighter sanctions.
North Korea rebuffed secret peace talks with the Obama administration days before it launched another atomic test, The WSJ reported.
North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have been the fulcrum of security concerns for years, may be a threat in more ways than one.
Malcolm Cook, senior fellow at Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), talks about Vietnam's increasingly close ties with the U.S.