The missile was believed to be an intermediate-range Musudan and was launched from the western DPRK city of Kusong.
The special forces are expected to lead the way into Mosul, where IS militants are preparing for a climactic battle.
The change took effect on Oct 1, exempting health professionals from imprisonment for speaking out against abuse and neglect in detention.
The casualties occurred during the overnight cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC), which divides the two countries.
The 21-year-old attacker was a member of hardline group Daulah Islam in West Java province.
German and French presidents confronted Russia about its role in the bombardment of civilians in Aleppo.
A group of frightened schoolgirls being made to wade through a muddy snake pit in a child team-building programme in Malaysia.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s death has plunged Thailand into mourning and heightened sensitivity about the monarchy.
TV footage showed a police van repeatedly ramming the protesters as it drove wildly back and forth.
A drone fitted ship will examine several sonar contacts on the seabed west of Australia in search for missing MH370.