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Anonymous Hacks Into North Korean Social Network
2013-04-04 11:45:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The hacking group Anonymous is flexing its guns and getting involved in the North Korean controversy. On Thursday, members of the hacktivist group began hacking and vandalizing social networking profiles linked to North Korea and even kicked a news site offline. The group says it has accessed 15,000 usernames and passwords from a university database in a collective it calls "Operation Free Korea." Anonymous is calling for leader...

2008-10-04 12:00:03

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, Oct. 4 Kyodo - North Korean leader Kim Jong Il attended a soccer match at a university in Pyongyang, the country's official media reported Saturday, marking his first public appearance since Aug. 14. The Korean Central News Agency's report comes at a time when reports outside of North Korea have suggested he is suffering from a health setback. There had been no reports by North Korea's state-run media about the...

2008-09-25 03:00:14

North Korea, in the midst of resuming nuclear production, says the United States is using the six-nation talks as a trick to initiate another war against it. The charge was made Wednesday in a commentary in Rodong Sinmun, the communist country's official newspaper, China's Xinhua news agency reported. Earlier, commenting on Pyongyang's latest nuclear plans, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had warned such actions would only further isolate the country. Besides North Korea and...

2008-07-03 06:00:39

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) PYONGYANG, July 3 (Xinhua) - Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has urged local governments to improve self sufficiency, the official daily Nodong Sinmun reported. Local resources and potential should be properly tapped and utilized to settle issues related to people's livelihoods, Kim said Thursday while on an inspection tour of Hwaphyong County in Jagang province....

2006-08-06 23:51:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - More than 800 North Koreans are dead or missing after major rain storms and flooding that damaged homes and farmland, a pro-North newspaper published in Japan reported from Pyongyang on Monday. Three major storms drenched North Korea in July, washing away crops and raising the possibility of famine in a reclusive country that already battles chronic food shortages. The Choson Sinbo said that as of July 17 that 549 people were killed, 295 went missing and 3,043 were...

2006-01-31 03:40:00

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL -- North Korea slightly toned down the rhetoric on Tuesday about its reluctance to return to six-party nuclear talks, but analysts said too many obstacles remain for a quick resumption of the discussions. North Korea's secretive and centralized ways mean diplomats and analysts closely scrutinize all public comments coming from Pyongyang for signs of a shift in emphasis. Six-country talks on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons programs -- one of the most critical...

2005-12-06 00:39:13

SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. crackdown on North Korea's financial assets is blocking multilateral talks on dismantling the communist state's nuclear weapons programmes, a commentary in Pyongyang's official media said on Tuesday. Washington has offered to brief North Korean officials on the legal reason for its crackdown on firms the United States suspects of involvement in counterfeiting, money laundering and the drugs trade. It says these have helped finance Pyongyang's nuclear...

2005-12-05 23:35:43

SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. crackdown on North Korea's financial assets is blocking multilateral talks on dismantling the communist state's nuclear weapons programmes, a commentary in Pyongyang's official media said on Tuesday. Washington has offered to brief North Korean officials on the legal reason for its crackdown on firms the United States suspects of involvement in counterfeiting, money laundering and the drugs trade. It says these have helped finance Pyongyang's nuclear...

2005-08-14 07:43:57

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Few can denounce the "imperialist ogre" or "kingpin of evil" as well as the writers at North Korea's official news agency, and a California graphic artist is now cataloging their rhetorical masterpieces on a Web site. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, is the only regular source of the views of the secretive government of Kim Jong-il available to diplomats, journalists and scholars. But there was no way...


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