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UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and...

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

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U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, ...
11:13 2019-08-13

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
20:13 2019-06-11

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
16:00 2019-07-16

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX1...
07:13 2019-06-30

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report said....
04:00 2019-08-08

North Korea cyberattacks generate $2 billion for weapons program North Korea has been supporting its weapons program using sophisticated cyberattacks to hack banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. The attacks are reportedly getting more sophisticated and harder to trace....
05:52 2019-08-06

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday....
08:13 2019-08-06

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups based in the U.S....
04:26 2019-07-18

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
14:13 2019-06-30

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
10:00 2019-08-01

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to US and South Korea over their joint military exercises...
04:39 2019-08-07

South Korean Follows in His Father's Footsteps---to the North A South Korean man who defected to North Korea appears likely to fill a high-ranking role in Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp legislature, a position formerly held by his parents, who defected in 1986....
22:13 2019-07-09

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
23:26 2019-06-10

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues North Korea says Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties...
03:39 2019-06-21

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:39 2019-06-11

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
19:26 2019-07-07

South Korea detains North Korean man crossing the DMZ The South Korean military detained a North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-08-01

North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation....
10:26 2019-08-13

China's Xi holds talks with North Korean leader Kim China's President Xi Jinping held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang as part of his two-day state visit, Chinese state media said on Thursday, without saying what they discussed....
11:13 2019-06-20

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
12:13 2019-08-01

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
04:39 2019-05-26

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
02:39 2019-06-04

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
08:26 2019-06-04

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by CNN, North Korea could have earned up to $2 billion by hacking overseas financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges. The report also states tha...
14:26 2019-08-06

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his involvement in the much-hyped second meeting between...
20:13 2019-06-05

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
02:39 2019-05-26

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
05:52 2019-06-03

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises between the US and South Korea. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim was briefed ab...
19:26 2019-07-23

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
07:13 2019-07-15

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the South’s joint chiefs of staff (JSC).The soldier exp...
16:01 2019-08-01

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and ...
07:26 2019-08-03

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
10:13 2019-06-18

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.        ...
13:13 2019-08-07

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
14:39 2019-06-18

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
05:13 2019-06-17

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure, detailed the increasing sophistication o...
20:13 2019-08-01

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
10:13 2019-06-18

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
08:00 2019-05-25

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
12:26 2019-08-06

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
13:26 2019-06-30

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy U.N., but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said North Korea's recent missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
17:52 2019-08-02

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
19:52 2019-08-02

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
02:00 2019-08-06

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
20:39 2019-08-01

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
06:52 2019-08-01

Putin says will try to help Trump and North Korean leader resume talks President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would try to help U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un resume talks in an effort to find a breakthrough in their row over Pyongyang's nuclear program....
18:13 2019-06-07

U.S. checking reports of North Korean envoy's execution: Pompeo The United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's non-proliferation talks with Washington has been executed, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
13:26 2019-05-31

Trump casts doubt on reports of North Korean executions U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was blamed too quickly....
22:13 2019-06-05

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader slammed the creators as having the “wrong spirit” after viewing a mass synchronized gymn...
01:26 2019-06-05

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.T...
06:39 2019-06-11

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-07-31

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
02:00 2019-07-20

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and sentenced to hard labor and his deputy executed....
18:39 2019-06-03

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
11:26 2019-06-06

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
04:00 2019-06-03

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
09:13 2019-07-04

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
14:39 2019-06-03

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Ki...
12:52 2019-06-20

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at North Korean border President Trump on Friday raised the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while in South Korea over the next few days, tweeting that he’s willing to meet Kim at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. ...
02:52 2019-06-29

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
23:00 2019-08-16

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
17:39 2019-07-09

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting a sharper edge on their diplomatic relations with...
17:26 2019-05-25

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
21:13 2019-05-31

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
17:26 2019-06-03

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
11:13 2019-05-31

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:00 2019-05-25

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
06:52 2019-05-25

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-26

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
15:26 2019-08-01

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
03:39 2019-07-10

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has reportedly defected to the communist state in a rare switch of political allegiance.Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently...
15:26 2019-07-08

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
14:26 2019-07-08

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
18:26 2019-05-27

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
17:39 2019-06-11

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
03:00 2019-08-02

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
13:01 2019-05-27

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
09:52 2019-06-11

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens....
22:13 2019-06-10

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
00:00 2019-08-03

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet NORTH Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
08:52 2019-05-27

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
04:13 2019-06-10

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed it back from the dead this week when she appeared i...
01:39 2019-06-09

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-03

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. KFI clai...
12:26 2019-05-22

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
03:52 2019-06-22

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday and may become the first U.S. president to actually step over the border into North Korea.        ...
07:52 2019-06-30

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
21:00 2019-06-30

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
13:39 2019-06-22

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
22:13 2019-08-12

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who helped set up historic summits with Donald Trump has attended a concert alongside leader Kim Jong-un, according to state media, after previous reports he had been sent to a labour camp....
07:26 2019-06-03

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
20:52 2019-08-13

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
07:26 2019-07-25

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees, who could face torture China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those sent home, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday....
10:13 2019-06-21

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
01:39 2019-07-08

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Grisham could be seen in videos posted onlin...
17:52 2019-06-30

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
21:52 2019-05-31

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
01:52 2019-08-02

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
13:01 2019-07-24

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
04:13 2019-08-03

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un. The post Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-30

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
16:52 2019-05-21

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims....
16:52 2019-05-21

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the region, the North’s...
12:26 2019-06-21

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
23:52 2019-06-30

North Korean missile tests didn't violate Kim pledge to Trump: Bolton U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that Pyongyang's recent missile tests do not violate a pledge that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but he questioned when working-level talks on denuclearization would begin....
02:13 2019-08-01

At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity....
03:52 2019-08-10

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-07-10

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
22:39 2019-06-23

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
21:00 2019-08-16

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
14:13 2019-06-04

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.        ...
10:52 2019-06-03

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue House said...
22:13 2019-07-31

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens...
09:52 2019-06-11

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Kim Jong Un....
15:52 2019-06-04

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
05:13 2019-07-03

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting to the impoverished, authoritarian North. The state...
18:13 2019-07-08

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
07:00 2019-05-31

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him an Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote him a letter apologizing for it. Read more......
09:26 2019-08-11

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:26 2019-07-25

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
09:39 2019-06-20

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
03:39 2019-06-11

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
09:00 2019-07-23

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-23

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting. The post North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-30

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim Jong Un back to nuclear talks. Trump’s series...
00:00 2019-08-03

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
15:26 2019-05-21

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles on July 25, its first missile tests since lea...
03:00 2019-08-01

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
00:52 2019-07-02

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. The post Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-30

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
14:39 2019-05-21

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
21:00 2019-06-30

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
03:13 2019-07-07

Donald Trump looks for 'handshake' with Kim Jong Un; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
05:39 2019-06-30

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
17:52 2019-07-08

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
17:26 2019-07-07

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Summit....
15:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Launched Cyberattacks on Iran The U.S. covertly launched offensive cyber operations against an Iranian intelligence group’s computer systems on Thursday, the same day President Trump pulled back on using more traditional methods of military force....
12:00 2019-06-23

UK Government not doing enough to fend off cyberattacks A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that the UK government has not done enough when it comes to developing long-term objectives for the National Cyber Security Strategy.According to the report, the current strategy, which covers the five-year period from 2016 to 2021, ...
23:13 2019-06-05

U.S. and Iran Are Targeting Each Other With Cyberattacks Donald Trump may have called off military strikes against Iran at the last minute, avoiding a dangerous war for now, but several reports have noted that both countries are engaging in cyberattacks against each other in the ongoing confrontation....
00:13 2019-06-23

Utilities Are Prime Target for Cyberattacks Electric utilities are particularly vulnerable to cyber threats, experts say, in part because fixing security flaws can interrupt services and few of their employees have security clearances that let them receive timely government alerts....
16:39 2019-08-08

Gaming sites hit with billions of cyberattacks Cybercriminals have set their sights on the gaming industry and a new report has revealed that 12bn credential stuffing attacks were carried out against gaming websites over the course of 17 months leading up to March 2019.Akamai's 2019 State of the Internet / Security Web Attacks and Gaming Ab...
01:52 2019-06-18

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
11:26 2019-05-30

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) found 32 percent of UK businesses surveyed (and 22 percent of charities) had been hit by a breach or cyberattac...
13:26 2019-07-05

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
13:01 2019-07-24

Report warns of Dutch vulnerability to cyberattacks The Dutch counterterrorism and security coordinator is warning that the country is vulnerable to cyberespionage and sabotage from countries including China, Russia and Iran....
16:00 2019-06-12

Report warns of possible mass casualties from automotive cyberattacks A consumer group warns of dire consequences if the threat of cyberattacks against vehicles is not addressed. An       ...
21:13 2019-08-01

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
23:39 2019-07-16

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
05:00 2019-08-06

SEC probing Boeing over disclosures about 737 Max jetliner Boeing’s problems just came under a new microscope. The aircraft manufacturer is now under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, following problems with its 737 Max jetliner, which is still grounded worldwide after two crashes killed 346 people. The regulator is going to exam...
17:00 2019-05-25

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
22:52 2019-06-04

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. “We will keep you updated on what’s happenin...
22:39 2019-07-11

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
22:52 2019-06-16

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:26 2019-07-21

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
05:52 2019-08-11

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
18:52 2019-06-04

Health Canada recalls Medtronic insulin pumps deemed vulnerable to cyberattacks The agency says cyberattacks could affect the device's settings which could result in an incorrect dose of insulin, but the agency is not aware of such incidents occurring....
23:39 2019-06-30

Schiff disturbed by report that Trump not fully briefed on counters to Russian cyberattacks House Intelligence Committee chair Adam Schiff said Sunday that he was disturbed by a report that officials avoid giving President Donald Trump full briefings on cybersecurity plans involving Russia....
10:52 2019-06-17

FTC probing Facebook for snapping up Instagram, others to squash rivals The Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook snapped up companies like Instagram in order to squash up-and-coming rivals, according to a new report. The FTC has been reaching out to founders of companies Facebook purchased to learn whether CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been eliminating threats...
06:39 2019-08-02

State AG probing subway flood that swept man off his feet State Attorney General Letitia James on Friday launched an investigation into claims that builders of a luxury high-rise were responsible for the deluge that flooded a Long Island City subway platform Wednesday night — sweeping a man off his feet just as a train came in. The indoor tsunami occurred ...
23:13 2019-07-19

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, violated antitrust laws, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday....
21:26 2019-07-31

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intrusions on industrial facilities have expanded their activities to probing dozens of power grids in the US and elsewhere, researchers with security fir...
17:52 2019-06-15

Cops probing possible ‘foul play’ in disappearance of Connecticut mom Authorities are investigating whether “foul play” led to the disappearance of a Connecticut mom of five who’s involved in a bitter divorce, cops said on Wednesday. A statement released by the New Cannan Police Department also said the search for Jennifer Dulos, 50, has been conduct...
00:26 2019-05-30

U.S. Probing Whether Friendly Fire Killed Marine in Iraq The U.S. military is investigating whether friendly fire caused the first combat death in Iraq since U.S. troops returned there in 2014 to battle Islamic State, defense officials said....
19:26 2019-08-12

APNewsBreak: Navy probing claims against war college leader NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The military is investigating the president of the U.S. Naval War College amid allegations that he spent excessively, abused his hiring authority and otherwise behaved inappropriately. Multiple current and former college employees told The Associated Press on condition of anonym...
12:26 2019-06-07

Canada police probing 'possible policy breaches' at National Microbiology Lab Canada's national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country's Public Health Agency over "possible policy breaches" at its National Microbiology Lab, whose work includes research on the most dangerous human and animal pathogens, such as Ebola....
10:13 2019-07-16

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by the Associate...
18:39 2019-07-08

Probing Larger Conspiracy In NSE Co-Location Scam, CBI Tells Court Elaborating on the scope of the investigation since the registration of the FIR, the CBI told the court that it was trying to ascertain the channel used by Mr Shah to access NSE trade data...
18:13 2019-05-22

NYPD probing scuffle between cops caught on video in Harlem The NYPD is investigating a scuffle between two cops on a Harlem street that was caught on camera, authorities said Monday. The video shows one of the NYPD officers get out of the driver’s seat of a police cruiser and shove the other officer while they’re standing in the street near Malcolm X Boulev...
08:52 2019-06-04

Trump trashes Cuomo, Letitia James for probing his businesses President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s current and former attorneys general — complaining that they were investigating his businesses only “to make me look as bad as possible.” “It is very hard and expensive to live in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo uses his Attorney Gene...
21:52 2019-07-01

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
01:39 2019-06-07

Navy probing troops’ unofficial ‘Make Aircrew Great Again’ patches The Navy is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy by wearing unofficial uniform patches with the words “Make Aircrew Great Again” when President Trump visited their ship in Japan. The phrase on the patches — featuring a finger-pointing cartoon likeness of the president...
16:01 2019-05-29

Justice Department probing Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB The US Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday. The news comes after the bank announced plans to scrap its global equi...
16:26 2019-07-11

Feds probing AOC’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti after sudden resignation The Feds are looking into possible campaign finance misdeeds by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff and lead rainmaker, who suddenly resigned Friday, federal sources told The Post....
10:52 2019-08-04

Panel Probing Easter Attacks Submits Final Report To Sri Lanka President A three-member committee appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 258 people, including 11 Indians, submitted its final report to President Maithripala Sirisena today....
18:13 2019-06-10

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
21:13 2019-07-14

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboard that was designed for visitors to leave positiv...
09:13 2019-05-31

Jeffrey Epstein dead: William Barr ‘appalled’ over pedophile’s apparent suicide, FBI probing US Attorney General William Barr said he’s “appalled” that Jeffrey Epstein was able to kill himself while in federal custody, as the FBI announced Saturday that it would be probing the convicted pedophile’s death. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must ...
01:00 2019-08-11

The DOJ is reportedly probing Tyson and other major processors over poultry price-fixing claims — and chicken stocks are sinking (TSN) Scott Olson/Getty Images The US Department of Justice reportedly launched a probe Tuesday into claims over whether major chicken producers like Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride, and Sanderson Farms fixed prices. Tyson shares fell as much as 4.2% after Bloomberg reported the DoJ's probe, citing a court ...
19:00 2019-06-27

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
11:00 2019-07-16

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
15:00 2019-05-21

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
07:13 2019-06-29

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
20:00 2019-06-27

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
09:00 2019-08-17

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
10:52 2019-07-11

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:52 2019-07-16

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.       ...
00:52 2019-06-29

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and...
22:13 2019-06-17

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
18:13 2019-06-13

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
03:39 2019-05-24

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
03:39 2019-06-18

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
18:00 2019-07-31

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
20:26 2019-07-10

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
19:13 2019-07-16

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
10:52 2019-07-11

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.       ...
13:52 2019-07-10

10 countries with the most software developer talent With developers accounting for some of the most in-demand job positions, companies should look toward these 10 countries for top talent, according to Diffbot....
18:13 2019-07-31

The 25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office.       ...
23:39 2019-07-24

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest economies have gotten the most leniency. That’s set up...
17:13 2019-06-04

Countries still involved with JCPOA to meet Sunday Iran and five countries that originally signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal will meet in Vienna Sunday to discuss the embattled agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
17:26 2019-07-23

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
23:39 2019-07-18

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices like child labor and child marriage than at any time in the past two decades. Save the Children said ...
22:52 2019-05-28

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known Traveller Digital Identity platform will be tested internally throughout 2019, with the first end-to...
18:39 2019-06-27

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it to the FBI or report to the attorney general or somebody like that,” the president told “Fox an...
19:13 2019-06-14

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
20:00 2019-07-14

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
03:13 2019-05-29

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired passport, but many countries require a six month buffer on your passport’s expiration date....
20:39 2019-06-05

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
12:52 2019-05-31

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldwide roll-out, at least not for the moment, and we don't even know if Samsung will eventually make the fitness tracker available in more countries.What...
05:52 2019-06-01

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other developed countries, according to a new analysis by the global risk consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft.The...
09:39 2019-07-03

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that......
09:52 2019-07-18

Poland warns EU countries against rapprochement with Russia Poland wants to make sure a new European Commission stays tough on Russia and is concerned that some European Union countries are growing increasingly friendly toward its eastern neighbor, even as the Kremlin cracks down on dissent....
15:00 2019-08-08

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the world....
18:52 2019-06-03

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
01:52 2019-06-21

The most welcoming countries to expats, from Spain to Australia Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs, education and for love and family.       ...
20:00 2019-08-01

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:52 2019-06-28

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose everything. This casino has been teased in GTA Online for years, and many players were excited to jump online and finally play some blackjack with all the ...
04:39 2019-07-25

Two European countries could be the big winners from the US-China trade war, Barclays says France and Germany could be the biggest beneficiaries in an escalation in trade tariffs between the U.S. and China, Barclays economists have projected....
13:00 2019-06-18

These four Asian countries account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
07:39 2019-07-22

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:26 2019-06-21

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company said it is running a test that “hides the total number of likes and video views for some people” in ...
11:00 2019-07-18

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around the world protect the rights of the individualȁ...
12:52 2019-08-04

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
22:52 2019-07-18

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
19:00 2019-06-04

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
06:26 2019-08-07

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that account owners could see how many likes they have...
04:00 2019-07-18

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery is now available on Android and iOS in 25 more countries. This......
00:52 2019-06-23

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Now Available in India, 143 More Countries Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in India and 143 additional countries and territories, including the likes of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan,......
07:26 2019-06-24

UN food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the U.N. agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought, seen as one of the drivers of migration through the region...
15:39 2019-08-09

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
19:39 2019-08-07

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 2018 US elections. Opaque online advertising, political bots and networks of misleading websites – man...
09:00 2019-07-05

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
02:26 2019-06-17

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has been campaigning hard to boost his right-wing Le...
12:52 2019-05-26

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
09:52 2019-07-18

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
23:00 2019-08-16

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
22:52 2019-05-21

My Europe: Balkan countries joining the EU — unwanted or unwilling? How serious are the Western Balkans in their stated wish to join the European Union? The issue of EU integration is frequently used by local elites to consolidate their own power, writes Ivaylo Ditchev....
17:26 2019-07-08

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But now, the country is shipping thousands of tons of ...
19:01 2019-05-28

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
03:39 2019-06-10

US joins four rogue countries seen as likely forces for bad, poll finds Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran and the US are also seen as less likely to use their influence for good than they were 10 years agoThe United States has joined Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran in a rogue’s gallery of countries perceived as likely to use their influence for bad. All five coun...
02:39 2019-06-20

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
19:13 2019-05-21

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Countries that restrict media freedom must pay price: UK's Hunt Countries that restrict media freedom must be made to pay a diplomatic price, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday, as he warned about a deteriorating situation in China and elsewhere....
18:26 2019-07-10

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
21:00 2019-07-31

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
13:26 2019-05-29

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
21:26 2019-08-14

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The prime minister led a session on the environment a...
11:39 2019-06-29

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
23:13 2019-05-28

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
03:26 2019-08-01

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
02:39 2019-06-29

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
23:52 2019-06-19

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around the world. Google has confirmed to various tech outlets that its own Maps application is now showing ...
18:13 2019-05-30

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:52 2019-07-14

UK refines Digital Sales Tax as more countries adopt levy Britain has altered its plan for a tax on the UK sales of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to prevent them from being double-taxed in cross-border transactions as other countries introduce similar levies....
16:52 2019-07-11

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
19:39 2019-07-14

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:13 2019-07-14

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
05:13 2019-08-10

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as well. If you haven't yet bought Samsung's newest flagship, you might want to check the Cardinal Red version, which has just hit the shelves in select...
08:52 2019-06-06

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
16:39 2019-07-15

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So interesting to see ​’​Progressive​’​ Democr...
20:26 2019-07-14

Countries should invoke universal jurisdiction in Khashoggi case: U.N The U.N. investigator into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday called on countries to invoke universal jurisdiction for what she called the international crime and make arrests if responsibility of individuals is proven....
15:52 2019-06-19

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler......
23:13 2019-07-24

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other developed countries too....
18:39 2019-06-19

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect......
12:52 2019-06-29

G20 countries triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis.The bloc of major economies pledged a decade ...
23:13 2019-06-27

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
16:52 2019-07-10

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
22:13 2019-07-05

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latin American countries MEXICO CITY — Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict migration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Monday. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the measures could b...
02:52 2019-06-11

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brou...
10:13 2019-07-04

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countriesWhen Andy Ruiz Jr claimed his heavyweight title belt in Madison Square Garden last weekend it was the Mexican f...
12:26 2019-06-09

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
19:39 2019-07-03

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and lower-cost phones. It still has the familiar swip......
00:26 2019-07-11

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely complied.Read More...
19:13 2019-07-03

‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries An energy company in the region said that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power.”...
14:00 2019-06-16

First-ever WHO global report on epilepsy highlights care gap in poorer countries More than seven in 10 people with epilepsy in developing countries are not getting the low-cost care they need, and UN health experts said on Thursday this could lead to a “significantly higher” risk of death among sufferers than in industrialized nations....
21:26 2019-06-20

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane....
11:26 2019-06-14

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House....
19:52 2019-07-14

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
15:26 2019-06-13

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
06:39 2019-08-08

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
19:00 2019-08-06

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
10:39 2019-05-30

Gujarat Women On Biking Expedition To 25 Countries Have A Strong Message Dr Sarita Mehta, founder of "Biking Queen", will start the biking expedition from Varanasi. She will be joined by Jinal Shah, a housewife, and Rutali Patel, a student....
21:52 2019-05-31

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’s elections, which are taking place over four days and involve all 28 EU nations. Many predict natio...
08:26 2019-05-25

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said Tuesday. Yeo said Malaysia and many developing cou...
18:39 2019-05-28

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the resources to deal with the number of people being taken into custody....
21:13 2019-06-21

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting numerous problems. The cryptocurrency exchange will be launching its Coinbase Card in six more European nations. As of today, the crypto-funded debit car...
14:26 2019-06-12

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
20:52 2019-06-28

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf following a spate of attacks on ships which Washingto...
01:13 2019-06-19

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with House Democrat leaders, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that several unnamed progressive congresswoman "go back" to their own "corrupt" countries of origin....
21:00 2019-07-14

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
18:52 2019-07-24

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00 2019-07-19

Google Cloud Gaming Service Stadia to Launch in 14 Countries This Year Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November - but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend....
08:39 2019-06-07

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
14:00 2019-07-12

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:26 2019-05-28

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over 40 countries, Google has confirmed to TechCrunch. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze......
14:26 2019-05-30

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday. Mahathir comments during a visit to Tokyo on came days after his government...
23:52 2019-05-30

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of the HPV jab in protecting women.Human papilloma virus, which is...
21:13 2019-06-27

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had......
15:13 2019-08-04

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
16:00 2019-05-31

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
09:52 2019-05-28

Countries back plan to create 'free flow' of data across borders It might become easier to shuttle data across borders in the future. A total of 24 countries have signed a statement supporting the Osaka Track, a plan from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that would create rules for a "free flow" of data while re......
07:52 2019-06-30

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an unidentified liquid accelerant before starting the fire, according to the Associated Press. The vio...
12:39 2019-07-19

Foreign countries issue warnings for citizens traveling to the US after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
23:52 2019-08-06

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-05-21

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meeting in Brussels sparred over the EU’s role in tackli...
23:39 2019-06-20

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
18:52 2019-07-03

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
21:39 2019-07-09

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
17:39 2019-06-30

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
02:52 2019-06-28

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
15:39 2019-07-04

By punishing Iran, Trump risks a full-scale war between our two countries | Mohammad Khatami The US president should resist the pressure from his advisers and de-escalate the explosive tensions in the Persian Gulf• Mohammad Khatami was president of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1997 to 2005Twenty-one years ago, on my recommendation, the UN general assembly named 2001 the year of “dialog...
22:26 2019-07-22

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries President: ‘You can’t leave fast enough’Tlaib: ‘He needs to be impeached’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a guaranteed-to-be-controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswomen who have clashed with their own party establi...
16:52 2019-07-14

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest population forecasts shows, is that countries experi...
14:13 2019-07-11

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer countries is expected to stabilize in 2020, economic momentum remains weak....
22:52 2019-06-05

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibilit...
01:52 2019-07-13

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asia have begun sending the exports — much of it contaminated plastic and trash that is unrecycla...
12:52 2019-06-03

Pelosi pushes anti-collusion legislation after Trump says he’d take dirt from foreign countries In response to President Trump’s admission he would accept campaign dirt from foreign countries, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced a new legislative push to prevent foreign collusion. The legislation would bar campaigns from sharing sensitive information with foreign powers, clarify r...
20:26 2019-06-13

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
15:00 2019-06-14

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work. State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers....
02:13 2019-08-03

Tinder’s new safety feature hides profiles of LGTBQ+ people in discriminatory countries Yesterday, Tinder announced the release of its new feature, “Traveler Alert,”  which aims to protect its LGTBQ+ users when they travel to countries where they may be at risk. The safety feature automatically hides users’ profiles, including sexual orientation, when they travel to 70 listed countries...
10:52 2019-07-25

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and investment in this type of collaboration between co...
14:52 2019-05-21

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:26 2019-06-20

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services This is a preview of the “Global Fintech Landscape” premium research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence Since sprouting in the US and UK arou...
20:39 2019-08-14

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
18:00 2019-07-03

Countries must coordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruption....
17:52 2019-06-02

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
07:26 2019-07-11

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died....
06:39 2019-06-11

Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
05:52 2019-06-19

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have fueled criticisms that the Trump administration is...
00:39 2019-06-20

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
00:39 2019-07-19

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
13:52 2019-06-17

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
23:13 2019-05-21

Trump team turns to overlooked countries to blunt China's cruise missile threat It’s not often that America's top diplomat plans a major trip to a city of 4,600 people, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came with a gratifying message for his hosts....
02:52 2019-08-13

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-07-11

Tipping guide: What to offer tour guides, drivers, servers and hotel staff in 25 countries Find out the customary amount to tip hotel staff, restaurant servers, tour guides, and taxi drivers in 25 countries – and where it's not expected.       ...
04:39 2019-08-10

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat plane to a smaller island, an hourlong drive past other rural villages and finally a short walk guid...
13:26 2019-06-13

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countries....
18:00 2019-05-28

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims....
16:39 2019-05-30

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
05:52 2019-06-19

Trump meets Kim at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea for a "handshake for peace." It is the third time Kim and Trump have met in over a year....
09:13 2019-06-30

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North Korea. One family has been notified and notificatio...
05:52 2019-05-29

Photographer documents life on the Korean Peninsula's DMZ Jeong Seung-ik has been working in and around the Korean Peninsula's DMZ for nearly 20 years, documenting the day-to-day lives of South Korean soldiers....
06:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
05:52 2019-06-19

Ex-Yankee receives 70-game ban by S. Korean baseball for DUI Former New York Yankees outfielder Shane Spencer received a 70-game ban in South Korean baseball on Tuesday after being charged with drunk driving while managing a minor league club here....
19:00 2019-08-13

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
04:13 2019-08-10

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday....
02:39 2019-07-19

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
06:39 2019-08-08

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowledge, in the latest molka voyeurism scandal to hit...
10:00 2019-07-09

Golf: Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open South Korea's An Byeong-hun roared up the British Open leaderboard as he picked up three strokes by the halfway stage of his third round on Saturday....
17:26 2019-07-20

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
02:26 2019-06-02

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix says second-quarter profit down 89% South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix reported its smallest quarterly earnings in three years on Thursday as slumping memory prices drove an 89% drop in second-quarter operating profit....
08:00 2019-07-25

The Latest: Trump hails Korean DMZ as a ‘real border’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 9:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he wants to inspect the heavily-fortified Korean demilitarized zone as an example of what a “real border” looks like. Trump invited North Korean leader K...
04:00 2019-06-29

South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan’s embassy A 78-year-old South Korean man has died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo...
10:13 2019-07-19

Trump confirms Kim meeting at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea. It is the third time Kim and Trump will meet in just over a year....
07:26 2019-06-30

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
10:52 2019-07-05

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
05:00 2019-06-29

Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation A lawmaker cites Russia’s acting ambassador as saying Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that a Russia military plane has violated its airspace...
06:52 2019-07-24

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
12:00 2019-07-08

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group....
12:00 2019-06-03

Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday that its controls on exports to South Korea were based on national security concerns, and did not constitute an embargo or an issue appropriate for discussion at the WTO....
14:00 2019-07-24

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
02:26 2019-06-03

President Trump Set for 3rd Meeting With Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ Sunday (SEOUL, South Korea) — President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedented invitation and expressed willingness to cross the border for what would be a history-making photo...
14:13 2019-06-30

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
21:26 2019-05-25

South Korean politicians mourn death of former first lady Politicians and key government officials on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, a political upholder for her late husband and pioneer for women's rights....
11:39 2019-06-11

How to Throw a Festive Korean-Inspired Dinner Party The designer Rejina Pyo and the store owner Alex Eagle host an artful but laid-back dinner for friends, with a menu by Pyo’s husband, the chef Jordan Bourke....
11:13 2019-07-22

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued to dismiss dire concerns about climate change, faulted other countries for inaction and defended the U.S. as “clean” — even though ...
20:13 2019-06-05

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
11:39 2019-06-10

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
04:13 2019-06-21

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
12:13 2019-07-19

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
18:13 2019-07-10

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:13 2019-07-19

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon Jae-in said at a meeting with executives from South Korea's top 30 conglomerates....
08:26 2019-07-10

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
09:52 2019-07-19

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a fire inside his car parked in front of the building...
09:26 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:52 2019-07-19

Trump Leaves Huawei's South Korean Suppliers Hanging In a speech to South Korea’s largest conglomerates after he eased the toughest U.S. measures against Huawei, President Trump provided no direction on how they should proceed with the Chinese tech giant....
16:39 2019-06-30

A 72-Year-Old South Korean Man Set Himself Ablaze to Protest Japan, Police Say (SEOUL, South Korea) — Police say a 72-year-old South Korean man is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul, apparently to express his anger toward Japan amid worsening tensions between countries over trade and wartime history. An official from Seoul’s Jongno...
12:00 2019-08-01

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
01:26 2019-07-24

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup against the Hanwha Eagles, and the ball struck him squa...
09:39 2019-06-07

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
07:13 2019-07-19

'Korean Wave' celebrity couple to split, fans mourn South Korean actors Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki are splitting up less than two years after their fairytale marriage, the couple said on Thursday, shocking fans across Asia....
21:52 2019-06-27

The Age-Old Bone-Rank Caste System of the Korean Kingdom of Silla In several cultures one’s social standing was determined by one’s birth, which included or precluded certain privileges and even determined the cutlery one was allowed to use.   ...
12:52 2019-07-11

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
14:39 2019-05-30

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that could be transformed by automated services in this tech-forward nation — a notion both exciting and ...
09:39 2019-06-06

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week’s tour boat accident in Budapest. Fifteen ...
14:13 2019-06-06

South Korean Kim grabs clubhouse lead at Women's PGA Championship South Korean Kim Hyo-joo grabbed a one-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Thursday as Michelle Wie endured a rough return to competition....
04:13 2019-06-21

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
21:39 2019-06-12

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re intrigued with the country’s rich history of cine...
23:13 2019-06-05

| Police raid South Korean sports agency in Ronaldo row South Korean police raided a sports agency as part of a fraud inquiry after Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo sat out a friendly in Seoul, enraging thousands of fans....
10:52 2019-08-09

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
15:52 2019-07-16

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
00:52 2019-07-11

Gungneyo, the Ranks and Regiment of Women Serving Korean Royalty The smooth running of Korean royal households depended upon the unseen hands of gungneyo; the seamstresses, cooks, chambermaids, water- and firewood bearers and other servants.   ...
05:00 2019-06-13

China paper cites drawn-out Korean War talks as reason not to bow to U.S. China's determination to resist U.S. bullying in two years of negotiations to end the Korean War is a reason not to bow to Washington in bitter trade talks, a top Chinese newspaper suggested on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-05

Japan's Restrictions on South Korean Chip Makers Backfire Japan’s trade jab at South Korea’s chip makers was meant to be painful, but a week in, it appears to have given a momentary victory to the core targets: Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix....
17:39 2019-07-11

Seoul hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it hopes the diplomatic momentum created by the latest meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would help revive inter-Korean dialogue and engagement that ground to a halt amid a hard impasse in nuclear negotiations betwee...
07:39 2019-07-01

Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border....
00:00 2019-08-02

Fresh off tough losses, Moicano and Korean Zombie aim to move forward Renato Moicano fell short of a title shot last time out. Chan Sung Jung was stopped with one second to go. Both main event fighters in Saturday's UFC Fight Night have something to overcome....
17:26 2019-06-21

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
15:13 2019-05-27

Hundreds of strangers attend Korean War vet's funeral on Memorial Day weekend: 'The right thing to do' A public call for mourners to attend the Ohio funeral of an unaccompanied 90-year-old Korean War veteran Saturday resulted in an overwhelming response....
23:39 2019-05-26

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
11:00 2019-07-02