North Korea has blown up a vacant inter-Korean liaison office in a symbolic act of aggression.
The dramatic display sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on Washington and Seoul.
Pyongyang said there was nothing to be gained "simply by maintaining personal relations" between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.
North Korea's latest moves will further set back South Korean President Moon Jae-in's push for inter-Korean reconciliation.
Getting drunk with the North Korean leader was just the beginning of a very funky encounter, the ex-NBA star recalled.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was believed that North Korea's firing was not intentional.
The nation's leader, who hasn't been seen in weeks, reportedly appeared at a fertilizer plant.
A minister said South Korea is confident "there are no unusual developments” in rival North Korea that would back up speculation about Kim Jong Un’s health.
The photos released by a website specializing in North Korea studies don’t say anything about the potential health problems of the country's leader.
A Seoul-based website reported earlier this week that Kim was recovering after undergoing a cardiovascular procedure on April 12.