The U.S. announced the ban on its citizens traveling to North Korea in July and published it on the federal register on August 2.
A new sign erected on the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel’s facade proclaimed the beginning of a new era for the country: “Rocket Power Nation.”
An ejection test carried out on Sunday was the third of its kind in a month.
North Korea boasted that the ICBM it launched last week could carry a nuclear warhead.
Pyongyang is believed to be "four to five years" away from reaching the U.S. mainland, 5,700 miles away.
The country could now be capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.
The two men met at the Asian Leaders Conference in the South Korean capital.
North Korea has tested ten missiles in 2017 and could be close to developing a nuclear warhead.
The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was sentenced to 15 years’ hard labor.
Earlier speculation suggested it may have had something to do with marking the birthday of the deceased founder of the country.
Tension between the two Koreas has risen since landmine explosions in the DMZ wounded two South Korean soldiers.
If North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un he does not appear at a key political event early on Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power