US judge orders North Korea to pay $501 million over death of American student Otto Warmbier allegedly tortured by Pyongyang
Beryl Howell, the chief judge of the US District Court for the District of Columbia, awarded $501,134,683.80 to the Wambeir family, most of it in punitive damages
North Korea's unannounced missile tests raises flight safety concerns after Cathay Pacific crew's experience
A North Korean ballistic missile was seen by the crew of several airliners last week, aviation authorities said on Wednesday, raising concerns about the threat to civilian flights posed by Pyongyang's unannounced tests.
Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, multiple governments said, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.
North Korea has released American student Otto Warmbier from a 15-year sentence of hard labour, United States officials said on Tuesday, as the 22-year-old's parents told media he has been medically evacuated in a coma from the reclusive country.
North Korea said its latest ballistic missile tests trialled detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on US targets in South Korea and were personally monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong-Un.
The United Nations Security Council on Sunday condemned North Korea's latest rocket launch and vowed to take "significant measures" in response to Pyongyang's violations of UN resolutions, Venezuela's UN ambassador said
Iran tested a new medium-range ballistic missile last month, US media reported on Monday, citing a senior US official.