Five climbers on Nepal's Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, went missing earlier in the week and are now believed to be dead, a mountaineering chief said on Friday.
South Korea says North Korea has fired a short-range projectile into its own eastern waters — for the fifth time in three days.
South Korea has accused its northern neighbor of firing a short-range projectile into its nearby waters for the fifth time in the past three days.
North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy aimed at easing tensions.
North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense minister with a younger, little-known army general, state media indicated Monday, a move analysts see as an attempt by new leader Kim Jong-un to solidify his grip on the isolated communist state's powerful military.
South Korea President Park Geun-hye gave the boot to her press secretary during her much-publicized trip to the United States, after hearing he sexually assaulted a female worker at the nation's embassy in downtown Washington, D.C.
A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman said President Obama is to blame for all the rising tensions in the peninsula.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Wednesday that her nation will respond "decisively" to North Korean provocations, and called for a unified international response to threats from Pyongyang.
Cuba has filed its first legal challenge with the World Trade Organization, joining the fight against Australia's tough tobacco packaging laws, the Geneva-based trade body announced Monday.