• North Korea fires short-range missile

    North Korea test-fired another short-range missile off its east coast on Friday and said it would take more self-defense measures if the U.N. Security Council punished it for this week's nuclear test.
  • North Korea says on full combat readiness

    North Korea on Monday said it had put its armed forces on full combat readiness in response to the start of annual military exercises by U.S. and South Korean troops, raising tension on the divided peninsula.