Sony consulted with U.S. government officials, defense analyst on 'The Interview,' emails show

Sony consulted with U.S. government officials, defense analyst on 'The Interview,' emails show

Sony Entertainment sought consultation from a defense analyst and U.S. Government officials on the film The Interview, according to leaked emails obtained by The Daily Beast website. The emails, wh…

December 18th, 2014
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North Korea wants 'broad-minded diplomacy' in 2015

North Korea wants 'broad-minded diplomacy' in 2015

North Korea will not miss the opportunity for a change in regional dynamics from confrontation and will focus on conducting “broad-minded” diplomacy in 2015, a pro-North Korean newspaper reported …

December 18th, 2014
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U.S. officials believe North Korea behind Sony Hack – media

U.S. officials believe North Korea behind Sony Hack – media

U.S. intelligence officials have linked North Korea to last month’s hack on Sony, concluding they are “centrally involved,” American broadcaster ABC News reports. The U.S. government is expec…

December 18th, 2014
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Chinese delegations not invited to Kim Jong Il commemoration

Chinese delegations not invited to Kim Jong Il commemoration

North Korea did not invite a representative of China to the ceremony honoring Kim Jong Il on the third anniversary of the late leader's passing. The commemoration for Kim, who died at end-2011 afte…

December 17th, 2014
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Russia invite Kim Jong Un for visit in May - Asahi Shimbun

Russia invite Kim Jong Un for visit in May - Asahi Shimbun

Russia has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to a ceremony marking the end of the Second World War in May, Japanese news outlet Asahi Shimbun has claimed. If Kim were to attend the Russian ce…

December 17th, 2014
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South Korean lawmaker visits Kaesong to deliver wreath

South Korean lawmaker visits Kaesong to deliver wreath

Park Jie-won, a South Korean lawmaker from the New Politics Alliance for Democracy party, visited the North Korean city of Kaesong on Tuesday to deliver a wreath of flowers to commemorate the passing …

December 16th, 2014
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North Korea criticizes US over CIA report

North Korea criticizes US over CIA report

North Korean state media has criticized the US over a recent report released by US Congress on the CIA’s use of torture on suspected terrorists. The acts of torture “violated the human rights o…

December 16th, 2014
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Korean-American questioned following alleged pro-North Korea comments

Korean-American questioned following alleged pro-North Korea comments

A Korean-American writer, Shin Eun Mi, was questioned by South Korean police on Sunday over comments she made during a series of on-stage talk shows, which may have breached the South’s National Sec…

December 15th, 2014
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U.S. citizen enters North, denounces America

U.S. citizen enters North, denounces America

North Korean state media on Sunday issued video of Texas native Arturo Pierre Martinez condemning his country of citizenship and announcing plans to seek asylum in Venezuela. The North, recently c…

December 14th, 2014
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Kim Il Sung University has new website

Kim Il Sung University has new website

Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s first institution of higher learning, has a new website. Located at www.ryongnamsand.edu.kp/univ, the web page contains information on the university’s fac…

December 12th, 2014
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U.S. policy not 'strategic patience': ambassador

U.S. policy not 'strategic patience': ambassador

The new U.S. Ambassador to Seoul on Friday denied that Washington’s stance on North Korea amounts to “strategic patience.” Mark Lippert, who recently took up the ambassadorial post from Sung …

December 12th, 2014
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North Korea building 10 new hydroelectric dams

North Korea building 10 new hydroelectric dams

North Korea is building 10 new hydroelectric dams on the Chongchon River to spur rapid development, the Choson Sinbo reported. The Choson Sinbo is published by the General Association of Korean Resid…

December 11th, 2014
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North Korean tablet, laptop imports increase

North Korean tablet, laptop imports increase

North Korean imports of tablet computers increased throughout 2014, from zero last December to more than 4000 units per month in October, according to Chinese customs data. The figures also confirm…

December 11th, 2014
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North Korea calls U.S. "wasteland of human rights"

North Korea calls U.S. "wasteland of human rights"

North Korean state media criticized the U.S. today as a “wasteland of human rights” in light of the string of recent deaths of African-Americans by police officers. In an opinion piece entitled …

December 11th, 2014
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UNSC human rights discussions a pretext for war: KCNA

UNSC human rights discussions a pretext for war: KCNA

North Korean state media said on Tuesday that a resolution on its human rights situation to be brought before the UN Security Council (UNSC) had been engineered by the U.S. as a pretext for invasion. …

December 10th, 2014
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