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

North Korea Just Fired Some More Missiles a Few Days After Trump Said It's NBD

The barrage comes just a week after North Korea’s last short-range missile test, which was the first by the Hermit Kingdom in two months.
Greg Walters
7.30.19
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
Booze

Man in Japan Faces Charges After Selling $3 North Korean Beer for $148

The seemingly innocent grift of reselling a beer allegedly violated Japan's Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.
Bettina Makalintal
7.15.19
NORTH KOREA

Their Son Died After Being Held by North Korea. Now They Want a $500M Ship as Payment.

Otto Warmbier's parents are suing to use the 17,601-ton ship as partial payment of the $500 million settlement that North Korea owes them
Trone Dowd
7.8.19
NORTH KOREA

North Korea Just Released the Australian Student Who Went Missing Last Week

"I'm OK, I'm OK, yeah. I'm good. I'm very good ... I'm great."
David Gilbert
7.4.19
NORTH KOREA

What You Need to Know About Trump's Wild Weekend in North Korea

Meanwhile, the White House is reportedly ready to accept North Korea as a nuclear power, rather than demanding full denuclearization.
David Gilbert
7.1.19
NORTH KOREA

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea

Alek Sigley has not been seen or heard from since Tuesday, his family says, "which is unusual for him.”
David Gilbert
6.27.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea: Trump and Kim Are Ready for Another Summit

Trump walked out of the last one, but South Korean President Moon Jae-In says he doesn't see it as a failure.
David Gilbert y Noah Kulwin
6.26.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Was Reportedly a CIA Informant

Kim Jong Nam was assassinated on his way back from meeting with a CIA agent.
David Gilbert
6.11.19
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
2020 election

The Sad Trump-Biden Feud Is Only the Beginning of What 2020 Holds

If the latest spat feels like a 2020 preview, that’s because the candidates seem to think it is.
Tim Marcin
5.29.19
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