The unidentified active-duty soldier was first detected by thermal imaging equipment moving south near the Imjin River late on Wednesday and South Korean troops took him into custody
The American, who racked up seven world titles two years ago in Budapest, clocked 47.32sec to top the morning timesheets with Australian Kyle Chalmers, the gold medallist
Around 300 cooks are competing in 40 different dishes over three days at North Korea's national cooking competition, with the winners receiving cookbooks and equipment as well as diplomas and medals.
North Korea said on Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new tactical guided weapon, state media said on Thursday, the North’s first public weapons test since a second summit with the United States ended without agreement in February.
North Korea will hold a plenary session of its ruling party’s central committee on Wednesday, a day after leader Kim Jong Un chaired a politburo meeting to discuss ways to make progress under the “prevailing tense situation,” state media reported.
Kim urged his troops to bear in mind "the iron truth that genuine peace and security are ensured and guaranteed only by powerful strength."
A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed from prison on Friday, ending legal proceedings over the brazen killing after an often bizarre two-year saga.
North Korean state media on Wednesday slammed former US vice president Joe Biden as an “imbecile” and a “fool of low IQ” after he criticised leader Kim Jong Un.