International condemnation hasn't put North Korea off celebrating its successful rocket launch on Wednesday. Pyongyang believes the launch is evidence that North Korea is a world power.
In a DW interview, North Korean defector Yeonmi Park talks about her escape from the communist country and the challenges she is facing now. The activist says she's worried about the safety of her relatives in the North.
A US bomber has landed in South Korea in a show of force the US said was aimed at demonstrating its military prowess to North Korea. The military theater follows North Korea's recent tests of nuclear weapons and rockets.
North Korea has carried out a ground test of a new high-power rocket engine. The move could advance Pyongyang's weapons program.
Global tensions have been particularly apparent at this year's UN General Assembly, with the most recent set of speakers no exception. Koreans, Iranians, Palestinians and Israelis were among those to clash in New York.
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