sanctions

NORTH KOREA

North Korea Is Building Its Own Bitcoin

The currency will be “more like bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies,” said the official in charge of North Korea’s cryptocurrency conferences.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
iran

Iran Slams "Idiotic" U.S. Sanctions, Says White House Is "Afflicted by Mental Retardation"

President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks on live television.
David Gilbert
6.25.19
Google

Google Gives Free Security Keys to Activists, But Not if You’re in Iran or Syria

Sources and a document show how Google bars nonprofits from telling activists in certain countries about their products.
Joseph Cox
4.26.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un and Putin are about to take their relationship to the next level

The two world leaders could have their first meeting as early as next week.
David Gilbert
4.17.19
content moderation

North Korea Advertises Military Hardware on Twitter, YouTube, Defying Sanctions

Glocom is a front company for North Korea to sell sanctions violating military equipment. But, even after some tech companies clamped down, Glocom kept up its presence on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.
Joseph Cox
3.13.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un is rebuilding a rocket site — and sending a message to Trump

Days after a second summit with Trump, new satellite images suggest that North Korea is rebuilding a long-range rocket site.
David Gilbert
3.6.19
Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi’s body was reportedly burned in a tandoori oven. And still the White House refuses to investigate.

The meeting was “a complete waste of time.”
David Gilbert
3.5.19
Ilhan Omar

Here's what you need to know about the attacks against Ilhan Omar

Rex Santus
3.4.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea supplied oil to North Korea and didn’t tell anyone

The revelation comes amid a standstill on denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
David Gilbert
1.23.19
iran

Slack Bans Iranian Academic Living in Canada Because of Sanctions

An Iranian academic says Slack banned him from the communication platform due to US sanctions. But the academic does not live in Iran; he’s in Canada.
Joseph Cox
12.20.18
NORTH KOREA

North Korea threatens to pull out of denuclearization talks "forever"

Sanctions will "block the path to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula."
David Gilbert
12.17.18
Huawei

Arresting Huawei’s “heiress” isn't going to help trade negotiations with China

She “is sought for extradition by the United States."
David Gilbert
12.6.18
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