The National Intelligence Service briefed the South Korean National Assembly’s intelligence committee on an investigation into the soldier’s motives for defecting.
The active volcano, whose alert level is at its highest, erupted four consecutive times on Tuesday morning.
Authorities said the suspect's DNA matched a total eight murder cases.
Pence appears to share experts’ concerns that Kim Jong Un’s decision to send a delegation to the sporting event is a ploy to legitimize his regime.
A South Korean delegation is visiting the mountain resort as a possible venue for a joint training of North and South Korean Olympic athletes.
North Korea has promised to send 22 athletes to compete in the games, as well as a cheer squad and a 140-member orchestra.
The Ministry of Unification could not confirm the report or nature of the crime as the investigation into the defector is still ongoing.
Some villagers stored pieces of the object in their refrigerators before they found out what it really was.
One of the alcohol shipments was meant to arrive in North Korea ahead of an event dedicated to the late Kim Jong Il.
Twenty nations gathered in Vancouver to discuss the threat of North Korea nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
It was sent by mistake to thousands of people using the NHK news app on their mobile phones.
Zainab was one of 12 children murdered in similar circumstances in the past two years.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently promoted Hyon, the subject of execution rumors in 2013, to the party's central committee.
A few hundred anti-globalization demonstrators marched through the streets of Switzerland’s capital city of Bern.
UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Henry Bolton is facing calls for resignations after his girlfriend's offensive texts were published on Sunday.
The Boeing 737-800 departed the Turkish capital of Ankara earlier in the day.
News of the book's success has reached Pyongyang.