The vessel operators claimed they were heading to China and South Korea but wound up in North Korean ports.
Trump sat down for lunch with other world leaders and U.N. representatives after discussing military action against North Korea.
North Korea’s delegation to the United Nations was in no mood to listen to President Donald Trump.
Several top Trump administration officials spoke Friday about the situation with North Korea, with some stating military options are definitely on the table.
China has closed access to Mount Paektu after seismic shocks 10 minutes after blast.
Along with the rest of the U.N. Security Council, Russia voted Monday on a U.S.-drafted resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea.
Recent statements from Pyongyang have not been overwhelmingly enthusiastic on direct talks with Washington.
North Korea “will keep watching every move of the U.S,” after Nikki Haley’s “tongue-lashing.”
“It is more unpredictable, and it’s more difficult,” Stoltenberg said when asked about the changes in the world over his 30-year career.
Only Kim Jong Un and his inner circle have reason to celebrate North Korea's founding Saturday.
Experts believe that backing North Korea into a corner could have unintended consequences.
Chinese soldiers were rushed to the country's northeastern coast to fire missiles and machine guns designed to blast enemy planes out of the air.
According to North Korea expert Nam Sung-wook, Pyongyang will continue in its provocative acts as long as its short-tempered ruler is in power.
While estimates vary, experts say the latest North Korean nuclear test may have produced an explosion nearly 10 times stronger than the Hiroshima bombing.
Not even Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test to date is shaking South Korea's president olive branch offer to Pyongyang.
North Korea has lashed out at U.S. regional allies South Korea and Japan for acting on Washington's behalf and undermining Kim Jong Un's nuclear ambitions.
The Russian president said sanctions on North Korea are “useless and ineffective.”
The government has approved a one-off long break around Korean Thanksgiving.
An unlimited warhead weight allowance would enable the South to strike North Korea with greater force in the event of a military conflict.