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Obama hails The Interview screenings

Obama hails The Interview screenings

US President Barack Obama has welcomed a decision by Sony to screen a comedy about North Korea in some US cinemas. Sony initially pulled the film following a cyber-attack and threats against cinemas, but reversed that decision in the face of criticism. The US has accused North Korea of being behind the cyber-attack. The film is...

NKorea's Internet links restored amid US hacking dispute

NKorea's Internet links restored amid US hacking dispute

North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored on Tuesday, a US company that monitors Internet infrastructure said. New Hampshire-based Dyn said the reason for the outage was not known but could range...

NKorea threatens to 'blow up' White House

NKorea threatens to 'blow up' White House

The row over the Seth Rogan comedy intensifies after state media claim to have evidence the Obama administration was involved in production of the Sony film, reports UK-based daily The Mirror. North Korea has issued a threat to attack US landmarks after claiming to have proof that the government was behind the controversial movie...

US insists NKorea must take Sony hack blame

US insists NKorea must take Sony hack blame

The US has rejected North Korea's claim that it was not responsible for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. North Korea strongly denies carrying out the attack and invited the US to take part in a joint investigation. The National Security Council said North Korea should instead "admit culpability and compensate Sony". After the attack and threats,...

Sony 'will not drop' NKorea film The Interview

Sony 'will not drop' NKorea film The Interview

Sony Pictures says it is looking at different ways to release the film satire the Interview, after scrapping its opening following a cyber-attack blamed on North Korea. It said it had only cancelled the film's Christmas Day release after cinemas pulled out.

NKorea bans sharing of leader Kim Jong-un's name

NKorea bans sharing of leader Kim Jong-un's name

North Korea has ordered anyone who shares the name of the leader, Kim Jong-un, to change it, according to South Korean media. The order was contained in a directive from 2011 that has only now been made public, KBS TV and Yonhap reported. It said no newborn could be given the name, and those who...

8 reasons why NKorea should be charged with crimes against humanity

8 reasons why NKorea should be charged with crimes against humanity

Compiled from a year's worth of testimony from former residents of North Korea, Judge Michael Kirby's report into human rights abuses by Pyongyang runs to some 372 pages, reports a UK-based daily The Telegraph. As he put it: "I have been a judge for a very long time and I'm pretty hardened to testimony....

NKorea frees detained US men

NKorea frees detained US men

Two Americans who were being held in detention in North Korea, Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae, have been released and are on their way home. US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper travelled to North Korea and is accompanying the men back, the US has confirmed. A third US citizen, Jeffrey Fowle, was freed...

NKorea leader Kim 'appears in public'

NKorea leader Kim 'appears in public'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country's official news agency says. The KCNA agency said on Tuesday that Kim "gave field guidance" at a newly built scientists' residential district. Rodong Sinmun daily newspaper carried several photographs of Kim using a walking stick as he inspected the...

NKorea fires 3 short-range rockets

NKorea fires 3 short-range rockets

North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's Ministry of Defence said, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers in the North Korean port city of Wonsan and travelled 220 km (135 miles) before landing...

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