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North Korea Slams Berlin Fest Over ‘The Interview’ – But The Film Isn’t Showing There

The February 5 theatrical release date of Sony’s The Interview in Germany has evidently led to a misunderstanding in North Korea. Pyongyang issued a statement on Wednesday accusing the Berlin Film Festival of “agitation of terrorism” by including the comedy in its lineup and urged the U.S. Show More Summary

North Korea Wants Attention: Let’s Talk to Pyongyang

Doug Bandow North Korea has been in a conciliatory mood recently, suggesting a summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Pyongyang also indicated that it would suspend nuclear tests if the United States cancelled joint military exercises with the South. The United States refused and went ahead with the naval maneuvers. Show More Summary

Listen to China to Confront North Korea

Doug Bandow One of Washington’s greatest policy failures is North Korea. Apparently, Pyongyang’s most recent provocation was hacking Sony Pictures in retaliation for the movie ‘The Interview.’ More fundamentally, the Democratic People’s...Show More Summary

Dennis Rodman Tears Up Talking North Korea, Reveals Death Threats

last weekNews : Mediaite

Dennis Rodman got lots of attention in the past year for his trips to North Korea and odd relationship with Kim Jong-un. In a new clip from the documentary Dennis Rodman's Big Bang In Pyongyang, Rodman gets emotional talking about that trip and the responses to it.

This Is What Seoul and Pyongyang Look Like at Night

North Korea and South Korea are very different places. But seeing their respective capital cities, Seoul and Pyongyang, next to each other at night makes that difference more stark than ever. Read more...

US ‘penetrated North Korea computer systems’ in 2010

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The United States secretly penetrated North Korea’s computer systems four years ago — a breach that allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported Monday. Citing former US officials and a newly released...

Revealed: NSA penetrated North Korean networks in 2010, provided Obama evidence of Sony hack

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence to persuade the Obama administration that Pyongyang was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Citing former U.S....

A Tragedy in the Making? North Korea Is Not a US Priority

Bernt Berger Security, North Korea  North Korea policy is not on the US priority list. The US Government refrains from any kind of dialogue with the DPRK and opposes any resumption of negotiations, no matter how Pyongyang conducts itself. On...Show More Summary

North Korean ultras bounce & chant “Kim Jong Un, Ole, Ole, Ole” at Asia Cup [Video]

With Kim Jong Un as their leader, North Korea is a rather controversial dictatorship Still, the football team qualified for the Asia Cup and their travelling fans from Pyongyang were in good voice during today’s 4-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia. The fans were filmed doing the Poznan whilst hilariously chanting “Kim Jong Un, Ole, Ole […]

Is Kim Jong-un Planning to Open a Restaurant in Scotland?

Rumor has it the North Korean leader wants to open a branch of his Pyongyang chain. Rumor has it that North Korea's gout-infected, cheese-loving leader Kim Jong-un has plans to open a restaurant in Scotland. According to CNBC, thereShow More Summary

Kim Jong Un Serves Dog Meat Soup At His Global Restaurant Chain [Video]

Kim Jong Un is interested in expanding his restaurant chain to Scotland. North Korea’s dictator already has his restaurant branch across Asia going by the name of Pyongyang. The state-backed Pyongyang restaurants are recognized for being a luxurious and lavish experience. Show More Summary

Kim Jong Un Rejects Talks With South Korea

"Depending on the mood and circumstances to be created, we have no reason not to hold the highest-level talks [with South Korea]" was one of the most unexpected statements that came out of Kim Jong's New Year's speech from Pyongyang in which he said he'd be open to a summit...

This Epic Time-Lapse Of Pyongyang Shows North Korea Like You've Never Seen It Before

This time-lapse of North Korea's capital city Pyongyang, is a collaboration between city-­branding pioneer JT Singh and flow-motion videographer Rob Whitworth. Blending time-lapse photography, acceleration and slow motion, HD and digital animation, they have produced a cutting?edge panorama of a city hardly known. Show More Summary

US spymaster James Clapper says he dined with North Korean general responsible for Sony hack

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The US intelligence chief revealed Wednesday that he dined with the North Korean general believed responsible for hacking Hollywood studio Sony, during a secret mission to Pyongyang two months ago. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a riveting account of the visit at a New York...

South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea says its northern neighbor has developed compact nuclear warheads that could reach mainland America. Seoul also alleges Pyongyang shows no signs of stopping its nuclear program and has gained access to tons of weapons-grade plutonium. The South Korean […]

Alleged N. Korean army defector crosses into China, kills four

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Beijing has lodged a formal complaint with Pyongyang after an apparent North Korean army deserter sneaked into China and killed four people in a border town, a Chinese official said Monday.

Hard and Soft Power in Pyongyang: The Foreign Policy of “The Interview” and “Team America: World Police”

Which is more powerful: a gun, or a Katy Perry song? Hard and Soft Power in Pyongyang: The Foreign Policy of “The Interview” and “Team America: World Police” originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]

North Korea blasts U.S. for sanctions over Sony cyberattack

North Korea on Sunday criticized the U.S. for slapping sanctions on Pyongyang officials and organizations for a cyberattack on Sony.

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