Just two days after launching an intermediate-range missile that triggered alarms in Japan, North Korea fired two more short-range ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean Thursday.
A North Korean ballistic missile was reportedly fired early Tuesday over northern Japan, which triggered all alarms before falling into the Pacific Ocean. It was the first such firing since 2017.
US President Joseph Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met Monday at Tokyo's State House to discuss their two countries' joint deterrence and response capabilities in case of a military conflict involving China, which has sent dozens of warplanes into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone in recent weeks.
US President Donald Trump wished North Korea's Kim Jong Un well on Tuesday but stopped short of directly commenting on the reclusive leader's health amid reports he underwent surgery.
Microsoft said on Monday it obtained a court order allowing it to seize web domains used by North Korean hacking groups to launch cyberattacks on human rights activists, researchers and others.
North Korean state media published detailed reports on Tuesday of a visit by leader Kim Jong Un to two fisheries, underscoring his drive to build economic independence as negotiations with the United States to lift punishing sanctions soured.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton dismissed a day earlier as a national security adviser, had been a disaster on North Korea policy, out of line on Venezuela, and did not get along with important administration officials.
Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the firing of hawkish national security adviser John Bolton, a move widely seen as boosting the president's push to negotiate with US foes in Afghanistan, North Korea, and other trouble spots.
North Korea has stolen US$ 2bn to fund its weapons program using cyber-attacks, a leaked United Nations report says. The confidential report says Pyongyang has targeted banks and crypto-currency exchanges to collect cash.
After a fun-filled weekend of golf and sumo, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to hold formal talks on Monday, with trade and tensions with North Korea topping the agenda.