The Rodong Sinmun editorial also urged the military to become a "reliable guardian of our state and people."
Some believe Kim's absolute power could falter if he does not address COVID-19 pandemic-related issues plaguing the country.
In this new documentary series on Netflix, Peter Dinklage narrates the infamous life stories of some of the most brutal dictators of the 20th century.
The newspaper's account says the North Korean leader had the choir conductor shot 90 times after a night of performances to mark a holiday.
Amid fears of yet another missile test, the secretive state released footage of an orchestrated mass mourning.
The National Air and Space Intelligence Center says Pyongyang's CRBM rockets have a maximum range of 220 miles.
After its most recent test, the country's leadership is likely confident enough to enter into negotiations with the West.
North Korea boasted that the ICBM it launched last week could carry a nuclear warhead.
The store is the first-ever foreign-brand store in Pyongyang.
South Korea has fast-tracked the plan after a series of missile tests by Pyongyang.
Pyongyang has one of the world's biggest ground armies.
The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was sentenced to 15 years' hard labor.
The North's most recent test launch of a short-range ballistic missile on Monday landed in the sea off its east coast.
An editorial in the North Korean Central News Agency accuses Beijing of "raising tensions."
Seoul has said it will not let its guard down and is watching the situation closely.
Pence and Abe agreed that they needed to persuade China to play a larger role in dealing with North Korea.
The Seoul branch of the U.N. Human Rights Committee employs six people to listen to defectors' accounts of human rights abuses.
North Korean missile tests have increased in frequency this year.