A Palestinian boy runs through an alley in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday.
Citing the United States' postponement of delivery of food aid, North Korea says that it is no longer obligated to hold off on nuclear development.
The threat of such a test, coming amid plans to test a controversial rocket this week, is seen as an effort by North Korea to extort more aid from the international community.
Smartphones from Samsung were banned in the Netherlands because of Apple patent dispute. So Samsung replaced the disputed feature in its smartphones, news report says.
As North Korea faces ongoing food shortages, the US appears closer to providing food aid amid hopes for movement on six-party nuclear talks.
A Japanese defense report released today reiterates the country's claims to a small chain of islands that South Korea also claims as its own.