The string of weapons drills come as a prolonged hiatus in disarmament talks with the United States drags on, and despite recent overtures from Washington offering help to contain the pandemic.
State media reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised his second live-fire artillery exercise in a week
Pakistan's military swiftly slammed the special court's ruling, saying in a statement that the armed forces were in "pain and anguish" over the decision.
Pakistan's executive, judiciary and military have found themselves on a collision course, and Imran Khan's government might bear the brunt of the impact.
Police have increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they brace for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters.
Hundreds of supporters of prominent Ethiopian activist Jawar Mohammed set up camp around his house in Addis Ababa, one day after police fired gunshots and teargas to break up demonstrations that witnessed casualties.
A friend of al Fagham shot and killed him, as well as wounded another Saudi and a Filipino worker there. A gunfight erupted later as security forces responded to the home that saw the shooter killed and five members of the security forces wounded.
Rows of students and alumni joined hands chanting "Hong Kong people, add oil", a phrase which has become a rallying cry of encouragement for the anti-Beijing protest movement.
Indonesia opposes Papuan independence and its military has been accused of ruthlessly eliminating the separatist movement’s leaders in the past. It maintains that the 1969 referendum was binding and legitimate.
The regional government in Kenya’s Amhara said that armed militia killed several dozens of people when they attacked the police headquarters, ruling party headquarters, and president's office during the coup attempt.
Experts say Iran and its adversaries could benefit from the ongoing naval escalation and also question the timing of Thursday's attacks on oil tankers as Japan's PM Shinzo Abe was having a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
We visit one family whose home was destroyed in one of the attacks carried out by the regime.
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