North Korea also vowed to actively engage with regional neighbors and the international community to secure peace in the Korean Peninsula and create an "optimal international environment'' to build its economy.
The yen gained against the dollar and other currencies in early Asian trade on Monday, as investors trimmed their exposure to higher-risk assets after North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test.
The dollar fell to as low as 109.22 yen in early trade and last stood at 109.87 yen, down 0.3 per cent from levels seen in late US trade on Friday.
Washington, Oct 1: The United States has strongly criticized and objected the threats of nuclear warfare made by Pakistan against India and said it a "displeasure" to that nation.
"We made that (American objection on nuclear threat) clear to them (Pakistan). Repeatedly," a senior State Department official said. The official who spoke on condition of anonymity, was not sure of the level the message was conveyed to Pakistan.
Seoul: North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defence ministry said Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its fifth and most powerful test. ...