The potato rosti is a simple farmers' recipe considered to be one of Switzerland's most iconic dishes.
North Korean-state run media painted the picture of a heartbroken, compassionate leader.
The loudspeakers were switched off for the first time in two years.
The four countries singled out in the latest State Department report on human rights are the same targeted by U.S. foreign policy.
Ahead of a possible meeting with Donald Trump, North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un said he no longer needs to test nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
In exchange, Pyongyang wants security guarantees.
This year North Korea forwent its usual military parade to celebrate the birthday of its founder Kim Il Sung.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet on April 27.
North Korean media will no longer use the "comrade" title for the leader's wife.
But the technology probably won't be ready for another 10 to 15 years, arms experts say.
A self-described "hacktivist" created the @juche_school1 Twitter handle and named the account “Bloody Rocket Kim.”
In contrast to the allegedly scaled-down U.S. and South Korean drills, experts have commented on the unusually large formation of Chinese warships heading to the South China Sea.
"One of the clear reasons North Korea wants to talk to America now is that it feels it is working from a position of strength," an expert told Newsweek.
Despite peace talks on the Korean Peninsula, Russia says the U.S. is risking a war with military exercises and "maximum pressure" against Kim Jong Un.
The value of the gifts exceeds the limit allowed under U.N. sanctions.
If Trump insists on meeting, he must be prepared either to agree to a long negotiating process that will play into Kim’s hands, or to admit failure, and consider military force.
The meeting will take place about a month or so before Trump's landmark meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un plans to pit the U.S. and China against one another in a game he thinks only he can win.
The first such meeting in 11 years will take place in April.