North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.
A South Korean court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison sentence for Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the National League baseball team this season.
A piece of human bone recovered from the site of South Korea's Sewol ferry wreck has been identified as one of the missing victims, officials said Wednesday, the first such confirmed find since the vessel was raised in March.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in warned Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of military clashes along the border with North Korea as tensions mount over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
Moon Jae-in will reportedly visit the White House next month for a summit with President Donald Trump amid worries over North Korea's progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal.
More cyberattacks could be in the pipeline after the global havoc caused by the Wannacry ransomware.
North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.
U.S. President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South's new liberal president and the U.S.
North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that flew about 700 kilometers (435 miles), South Korea's military said, a possible response to the election four days ago of a new South Korean president and as U.S., Japanese and European militaries gather for war games in the Pacific.
South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In spoke to the leaders of China and Japan Thursday, hours after a telephone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, officials said, as he began shaping his approach to the nuclear-armed North.