The historic feud includes Japan forcing mostly Korean women to work in its wartime brothels and has long soured bilateral ties between the two important US allies.
US President Biden had said that his administration would deal with the threat posed by Pyongyang's nuclear programme "through diplomacy as well as stern deterrence".
Every year the waters are a little less icy – warming as much as 2.6 times more than the world average – changing the undersea habitat and casting doubts on the future of "haenyeo" or sea women.
Under Kim Jong Un's leadership, North Korea aims to empower its nuclear arsenal by adding 242 nuke missiles and dozens of mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles in the next six years, according to a report.
South Korea had previously suspended AstraZeneca's vaccine after Europe began reviewing cases of blood clotting in adults.
Result of the vote, held less than one year before presidential election, is in stark contrast to last year's parliamentary elections when the Democratic Party enjoyed a sweeping victory that gave it a super-majority in the National Assembly.
North Korea's Olympic Committee has decided not to participate in the 32nd Olympic Games in order to protect its players from the world public health crisis caused by Covid-19, the country's sports ministry says.
LG was once the third-largest mobile phone maker but has lost billion in market revenue to its competitors.
The test-fires were Pyongyang’s first major provocation since President Biden took office in January, an apparent move to pressure the US administration and to boost North Korea’s leverage in future talks.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said two ballistic missiles were involved and that the launch "threatens the peace and security of our country and the region. It is also a violation of the UN resolution."
The move was downplayed by the Biden administration officials as "common" military testing, saying they would not block Washington's efforts to engage with North Korea on denuclearisation.
Battle between economic optimism and fears about inflation and possible rate hikes that recovery will fuel has continued to play out on trading floors.
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