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North Korea is known for its secrecy, but a smartphone smuggled out of the furtive nation gives us a fresh glimpse at the country's way of life. A western software developer who holidayed in the hermit kingdom has leaked details about a North Korean smartphone in a lengthy blog post published this ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits the national science centre in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central news agency in ... China's trade with North Korea plunged 50 per cent in December as UN sanctions imposed over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development tightened, the ...

After spending his birthday away from public view, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public outing of 2018, touring the State Academy of sciences in Pyongyang. Kim visited the academy's museum and praised its history and "scientific research achievements," according to an article in the ...
"Trump is being massively humiliated worldwide," a commentary in the state news media said. Mr. Trump has derided the book and has threatened legal action to halt its publication. Separately, we looked at the case of Ma Xiaohong, who not long ago was the face of China's trade with North Korea. After the ...
During a recent trip to Japan I had the opportunity to discuss Japan's role in the current North Korean nuclear crisis with Yukio Hatoyama, a former prime minister. He led the Democratic party of Japan (DPJ) to victory in September 2009, becoming the only Japanese politician to defeat the ruling Liberal ...
One thing is certain: if the United States were to ever go to war with North Korea, it wouldn't be an easy process for US troops. North Korean forces will likely have received tunnel warfare training, as well as possessing detailed maps of the area, and where it's possible to hide or lay traps for unwitting US ...

Seoul, South Korea -- Four defectors from the area near North Korea's nuclear testing site showed symptoms that could be attributed to radiation exposure, but scientists said they could not conclude that the health problems had been caused by a nuclear test, the South Korean government said on ...
analysts are still trying to explain how North Korea managed to overcome decades of international sanctions and make so much progress so quickly. But it is clear the ... United Nations sanctions prohibit the teaching of scientific material with military applications to North Korean students. Yet North Korea ...
They assumed that North Korea would need about as much time to solve the rocket science as other nations did during the Cold War, ... A beefed-up military presence off the North Korean coast, cyberattacks, sabotage of imported parts and simulated bombing runs may have slowed but ultimately failed to ...
One can only assume therefore that the suffering of the people of North Korea, whose plight will be made even more dire by the latest round of ... the latter is the jobs and Innovation portfolio, which includes the Department of Jobs and Small Business and the Department of Industry, Innovation and science.
However when that deal hit legal and bureaucratic roadblocks due to restrictions, Russia may have turned to North Korean buyers instead. Union of Concerned Scientists missiles expert David Wright told The Post: "The question that has long been raised is: Did North Korea get this technology from a ...
Retired Lt Col Ralph Peters said traces of Anthrax found on a North Korean defector proves that Kim Jong-un is likely attempting to weaponise the bacteria. He even went as far to claim Russian scientists could be assisting the hermit nation in its efforts. Lt Col Peters told Fox: "They are probably profiting ...
Some of the Russian scientists were prevented from going to North Korea to provide it with Soviet military technology. But U.S. and South Korean ... North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a Hwasong-10 missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea on June 13, 2016. Getty Images. The greatest ...
Four defectors hailing from a place near North Korea's nuclear test site displayed symptoms that could be attributed to radiation exposure, a report commissioned by the South Korean government said Wednesday. Is North Korea accidentally nuking its own citizens during weapons tests? The scientists ...
However, scientists were unable to determine whether the defectors' symptoms were the direct cause of nuclear tests. The defectors are among 30 former residents of from Kilju county in North Korea, the location of a known nuclear test site. South Korean officials began testing defectors from that area for ...
Seoul, South Korea -- Four defectors from the area near North Korea's nuclear testing site showed symptoms that could be attributed to radiation exposure, but scientists said they could not conclude that the health problems had been caused by a nuclear test, the South Korean government said on ...

On December 19, senior politicians in the UK and US jointly blamed North Korea for the attack. "The indiscriminate use of the WannaCry ransomware demonstrates North Korean Actors using their cyber programme to circumvent sanctions," Foreign Office minister Lord Ahmad said. In the US, presidential ...
North Korea has been loading anthrax onto its new intercontinental ballistic missiles, South Korean intelligence services have revealed. Military scientists in North Korea have been trying to ensure the anthrax would survive the high temperatures generated when the missiles re-enter the Earth's atmosphere ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the official responsible for the country's nuclear test site. Park In-young was the chief of Bureau 131, a division of the ruling workers Party of Korea's Central Committee tasked with supervising military facilities such as the Punggye-ri nuclear test ...
The so-called Lazarus Group is a hacking group that cybersecurity companies as well as intelligence agencies from the United States, the UK, and other countries believe works directly for the North Korean government. The Lazarus Group has been accused of being behind high profile hacks like the attack ...
Despite United Nations sanctions prohibiting North Korean students applying scientific lessons to military development, the country has found a way around it. Instead, students are sent to places like China, India and Germany where they learn the science and bring it back to North Korea. Then, when they ...
On Tuesday, the North Korean leader pledged to create more nuclear weapons as he was awarding scientists and officials who have contributed to the construction of the Hwasong-15, deemed one of the country's most advanced intercontinental missiles, Reuters reported. Kim said during a two-day ...
"The training system that North Korea uses is really unlike many others in the world, because North Korea is a country like no other in the world," says Williams, who is also a contributor at 38 North, a North Korean-monitoring group based at Johns Hopkins University. math and science are pushed in ...
US pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump's rejection ... North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) provides field guidance at the National ... a celebration for nuclear scientists and engineers who contributed to a ...
But Bartlett himself sourced the figure from a work of science fiction, ... But EMP skeptics still abound, particularly in the North Korean context.
North Korea is on the verge of an historic economic breakdown as United Nations' ... Mr Cho said: "About 90 percent of North Korean export products are ... "Our precious sword of self-reliance is our science and technology.
North Korea has announced new ambitious plans for a space program aiming to ... The North Korean press attacked the U.S. for "imposing various ... Kim exhorted North Korean scientists to pursue more satellite launches.
North Korean scientists tested a new solid fuel engine on October 2017. ... According to the source, the test took place at North Korea's ...
Victorious Abe vows to redouble efforts to contain North Korean nuclear threat ... North Korea, which has threatened to "sink" Japan and fired two ... said Gerald Curtis, professor of political science at Columbia University.
"North Korea is not using territorial resources to conduct cyber operations and most North Korean state-sponsored activity is likely ... "Large, large, large amounts of data transfers between a number of Indian science and ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un photographed with students and .... but even if those tunnels had collapsed, North Korea's nuclear scientists ...
A military officer who teaches computer science at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary school, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea.
How big a security threat is North Korean hacking? ... Kim Heung-kwang, a North Korean defector who worked as a computer science professor ...
North Korea's six nuclear tests over the past decade have steadily grown ... in the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program.
This picture released by North Korea's Korean Central news agency (KCNA) ... North Korean technicians allegedly assisted the Pakistanis in ...
scientists and engineers also enjoyed special privileges under Mr. Kim's grandfather, Kim Il-sung, as he struggled to rebuild North Korea from the ruins of the Korean war. He embraced those trained in Japan when Korea was a Japanese colony and later sent hundreds of students to the Soviet Union, East ...
"North Korea was the state that we believe was involved this worldwide ... development resources with North Korean espionage operators.".
"If they continue to have nuclear weapons," he said of North Korea, ... D. Ferguson, then president of the Federation Of American Scientists.
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of sciences' Institute of geology and geophysics briefed a North Korean delegation in Beijing late last ...
North Korea's Kim Jong Un is Officially Obsessed with Missiles ... North Korean scientists also conducted a hydrogen bomb test, the country's ...
Kim Jong-un North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets scientists and technicians in the field of research into nuclear weapons in this undated ...
Cyberattacks, not North Korea, pose greatest security threat .... to the undersecretary of State for security assistance, science and technology.
In his ScienceInsider "North Korea travel ban would hit Pyongyang ... a collegial bond with North Korean physicians over the past 10 years.
Afghanistan, North Korea, Egypt: Your Thursday Briefing ... Our science reporter went to the Yukon Delta to witness how it is starting to thaw.
One of the puzzles surrounding the recent spate of triumphant North Korean missile launches has been how the tests suddenly began to ...
Two North Korean shipments to Syria intercepted in six months, UN told ... Two shipments from North Korea destined for the Syrian government ... However, the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre has long been ...
With these factors in mind, how might Japan respond to North Korea's missile tests and other provocations? Will the North Korean threat ...
... with parts of the city sitting a mere 35 miles from the North Korean border. ... "North Korea could respond to a US attack using chemical weapons. ... is not as easily negated," wrote Kirby in the Bulletin of the Atomic scientists.
North Korea's initial response to President Trump's rough talk ... In the end, North Korean conduct and strategy have remained unchanged in either case. ... Ted Gover, Ph.D. is an instructor of political science at Central Texas ...


 

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