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Sony cancels parody film on Kim Jong-Un after US blames N-Korea for hacking internal files

Dec 18, 2014

Sony cancels parody film on Kim Jong-Un after US blames N-Korea for hacking internal files

Sony Pictures cancelled release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid. #US #NewsTracker #Hacking #hackers #North Korea #cyber attack #Sony Pictures #Sony hack
N-Korea ends three-year long mourning for Kim Jong Il

Dec 17, 2014

N-Korea ends three-year long mourning for Kim Jong Il

State television showed Kim Jong-Un walking with a slight limp around the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, which houses the embalmed bodies of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung and his son Kim Jong-Il. #US #NewsTracker #Kim Jong-il #North Korea #Human Rights #Kim Jong-un #North Korea human rights
Pot calling kettle black? North Korea, Iran take potshots at CIA torture report

Dec 11, 2014

Pot calling kettle black? North Korea, Iran take potshots at CIA torture report

In a recent series of hypocritical tweets, Iran is the latest nation to come out and condemn the US for their recently released CIA torture report. #China #US #Twitter #CIA #NewsTracker #UN #Iran #North Korea #Human Rights #Torture #Torture report #Ayatollah Khameinei
U.S. tells North Korea rights abusers 'you cannot hide any more'

Dec 11, 2014

U.S. tells North Korea rights abusers 'you cannot hide any more'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. human rights official took to a stage with two young North Korean defectors on Wednesday and warned North Korea the United States would step up pressure on the country to end human rights abuses and that perpetrators "cannot hide anymore." Tom Malinowski, assistant secretary of state for human rights, said he and Robert King, the State Department's special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, had been given specific instructions by U.S. #India #China #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects: N Korea urges UN to act over US' 'inhuman' act

Dec 10, 2014

CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects: N Korea urges UN to act over US' 'inhuman' act

North Korea, rattled by UN condemnation of its human rights record, urged the Security Council today to censure the United States for its use of "inhuman torture" methods. #Barack Obama #US #Al-Qaeda #CIA #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #CIA torture #Security Council. United Nations
No James Franco or Seth Rogen: Kim Jong Un's insane rules for living in N-Korea

Dec 06, 2014

No James Franco or Seth Rogen: Kim Jong Un's insane rules for living in N-Korea

The measure appears meant to bolster a personality cult surrounding Kim, who took over after the death of his dictator father Kim Jong Il in late 2011. #US #NewsTracker #ListsEtc #North Korea #Human Rights #Torture #Kim Jong-un #North Korea human rights
In North Korea, hackers are a handpicked, pampered elite

Dec 06, 2014

In North Korea, hackers are a handpicked, pampered elite

SEOUL (Reuters) - Despite its poverty and isolation, North Korea has poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121, defectors from the secretive state said as Pyongyang came under the microscope for a crippling hack into computers at Sony Pictures Entertainment. A North Korean diplomat has denied Pyongyang was behind the attack that was launched last month but a U.S. national security source said it was a suspect #Business #United States #Brazil #France #markets #North Korea #Argentina #Latin America #author #opinion
All Kim Jongs must change names: N. Korean leader's latest crazy diktat

Dec 04, 2014

All Kim Jongs must change names: N. Korean leader's latest crazy diktat

The measure appears meant to bolster a personality cult surrounding Kim, who took over after the death of his dictator father Kim Jong Il in late 2011. #World #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Kim Jong #Pyongyang #Name #Kim Jong's diktat
Over 50 missing after South Korea ship capsizes in Bering Sea

Dec 02, 2014

Over 50 missing after South Korea ship capsizes in Bering Sea

South Korean officials rescued seven crew members and recovered one body, but weather and water conditions complicated the search for the others. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #boat capsize #Bering sea #Prime Minister Chung Hong-won
'Want to unearth next Messi' says North Korean football school

Dec 02, 2014

'Want to unearth next Messi' says North Korean football school

Argentine captain Lionel Messi is the most popular player among students at the Pyongyang International Football School. #football #Lionel Messi #North Korea #SportsTracker #Pyongyang football school