NORTH KOREA

Hacking

Why The FBI Arrested the Hacker Who Saved the World From WannaCry

He stopped a global ransomware heist, but the feds just wanted to flip him.
Ben Makuch
8.8.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Released Pictures of the “Super Powerful” Missiles he Fired as a “Solemn Warning”

South Korea officials believe they were similar to Russia’s Iskander missiles, which fly close to the ground before dropping at a 90-degree angle on their targets to avoid being intercepted.
David Gilbert
7.26.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Reportedly Executed His U.S. Envoy After Failed Trump Summit

The dictator reportedly had five foreign ministry officials executed and a top aide banished to a forced labor camp.
David Gilbert
5.31.19
Tweeter-in-chief

Trump's Whiny Weekend

The man found a lot to complain about
Rex Santus
5.6.19
NORTH KOREA

Trump’s decision to “walk” from nuclear talks undercut his own diplomats

“By emphasizing his central role, the president has disempowered his top negotiators, especially the well-qualified Steve Biegun.”
David Gilbert
3.1.19
NORTH KOREA

Trump defends Kim Jong Un over North Korea's torture of Otto Warmbier: “He didn't know about it"

"Some really bad things happened to Otto — some really really bad things. But he tells me that he didn't know about it and I will take him at his word.”
David Gilbert
2.28.19
kim jong-un

The Hanoi summit will last two days. It took Kim longer than that just to get there.

Kim’s 21-carriage, bullet-proof, khaki-green train has a top speed of just 38 mph.
David Gilbert
2.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Crystal Meth Is the Hottest Gift in North Korea This Lunar New Year

Illegal drugs are a popular present when it comes to birthdays, graduations, and holidays in North Korea.
Gavin Butler
2.13.19
Tinder

I Went On a Tinder Date to North Korea

It wasn't the worst Tinder date I've ever been on.
Nyima Pratten
1.25.19
Hacking

Hackers just stole the names and addresses of 1,000 North Korean defectors

The defectors are living in exile in South Korea, but many still have families still in the north.
Paul Vale
12.28.18
Australia Today

Mysterious Boats Full of Corpses Keep Washing Up in Japan

It's believed the so-called "ghost ships" are coming from North Korea.
Gavin Butler
11.13.18
NORTH KOREA

North Korea is operating at least 13 secret missile bases, report reveals

Pyongyang's work "is continuing."
Tim Hume
11.12.18
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