Christian civilian aid group World Vision employee was indicted by Israel last year for allegedly diverting aid money to buy weapons and build tunnels.
The missile exploded within seconds of its launch, according to a U.S. military spokesman.
Although the North Koreans are still thought to be a long way from being able to hit mainland U.S., a South Korean expert says Sunday's test was ominous.
Trump's White House has evidently reassessed American policy regarding North Korea. But it's not the only country governed by a 'crazy' regime.
Kim Jong Un calls test a revolutionary breakthrough for the country's space program.
Diplomats briefed on latest Western intelligence assessments say Beijing is pursuing efforts to dominate its maritime 'backyard.'
Japan's flag-flying operation comes as the United States under President Donald Trump appears to be taking a tougher line with China.
Over the past year, China's President Xi Jinping has directed the party to 'Sinicize' the country's ethnic and religious minorities.
South Korea's Constitutional Court ruled on Friday to uphold a parliamentary vote to impeach Park Geun-hye for influence-peddling and graft.
China has stepped up research into military drones, hoping to take market share from the United States and Israel with its cheaper technology and openness to sell to countries the West will not.
North Korea May Suspend Nuclear Tests in Exchange for Halted South Korea-U.S. Military Drills, China Says
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says frictions between the North and Washington and Seoul were like 'two accelerating trains' headed at each other, with neither side willing to give way.
The Trump Administration is considering a range of options, from sanctions to preemptive air strikes at North Korean nuclear installations.
The move by the U.S. military is likely to deepen the brewing conflict between South Korea and China, which says the THAAD deployment destroys the regional security balance.
Pyongyang barred Malaysians from leaving the country, and Malaysia has responded with a ban on North Koreans leaving its midst as well.
The envoy said last month that his country 'cannot trust' Malaysia's handling of the murder probe.
Malaysia says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother was killed by highly toxic nerve agent VX.
Intelligence agency office, district police headquarters targeted, officials say. Casualties so far unknown.
The incident comes after a fifth wave of such threats hit Jewish institutions across the United States.
The Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals claim they thought they had been paid to take part in a prank for a reality TV show.
Since taking power in late 2011, Kim Jong Un has reportedly executed or purged a large number of high-level government officials in what rival Seoul has called a 'reign of terror.'