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 Governor of South Korea's Gangwon province that borders North Korea, said on Monday that he has sent a letter to US Vice President Mike Pence asking help for the resumption of the suspended inter-Korean tour programme in Mount Kumgang.
The United States was very active in its attempts to convince North Korea to resume failed negotiations on denuclearisation, said South Korean presidential security office chief Chung Eui-Yong on Sunday.
At the time the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was trying to land Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft's Vikram lander on the Moon, suspected North Korean hackers might have attacked the space agency, the Daily Mail reported on Friday.
Threatening Japan with "serious disaster" if it persists in "provoking" Pyongyang, a North Korean diplomat on Thursday slammed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as an "idiot and villain" after he criticised recent weapon tests by North Korea.
North Korea on Tuesday said that the US State Department report released last week describing Pyongyang as a sponsor of "terrorism" is an example of a "hostile policy" by Washington and it is preventing denuclearisation talks from progressing.
After first denying any malware attack, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) on Wednesday confirmed the presence of malware in its system at the Kudankulam nuclear plant, which has been traced to North Korea's Dtrack.
North Korean officials on Sunday warned the United States that Pyongyang will only wait till the end of the year before coming up with what they called "a courageous decision".
North and South Korea's national football teams played a goalless draw pitting the neighbours against each other in Pyongyang in the first game in 30 years.
The FIFA President will attend the 2022 World Cup qualifying match between South Korea and North Korea in Pyongyang on Tuesday, a spokesperson of the South Korean unification ministry said.
An official North Korean newspaper on Thursday praised the country's leader Kim Jong-un and made a call to rally around him on the 74th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party, Pyongyang's ruling and only political party.