North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country.
The US Treasury Department on Friday announced sanctions on three hacker groups from North Korea that it said were involved in conducting cyber attacks on behalf of the Communist government to generate revenue for the regime's nuclear and missile programmes.
The US has sanctioned three entities it accused of perpetrating cyber attacks on behalf of the North Korean government to support Pyongyang's "illicit weapon and missile programmes".
The United States on Friday slapped sanctions on three hacking groups accusing them of having links with North Korea intelligence bureau and stealing millions from banks and other entities around the world.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his American counterpart Donald Trump are expected to meet on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session, later this month, amid hopes of restarting talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.
US President Donald Trump has said that he expects to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at some point later this year.
North Korea said Wednesday it has test-fired a super-large multiple rocket launcher similar to the one tried out by the regime in August.
North Korea on Wednesday said that it has tested a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" under the guidance of its leader Kim Jong-un.
North Korea on Tuesday fired two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea, in the latest such launch in the last few months, according to the South Korean military.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India supports all efforts to bring about peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and its de-nuclearization through dialogue and diplomacy.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the historic site where leaders of the two Korean nations had planted a commemorative tree back in April on the border dividing their countries as an expression of their desire for peace.