Jun 16, 2016

Man thought abducted by North Korea found in Japan

A man missing since 1997 and thought possibly abducted by North Korea has been found within Japan, police have confirmed. Kazuya Miyauchi, 51, who went missing at the age of 32 in Fukui Prefecture, was found in early June, the Fukui police said Thursday, ...

Jun 15, 2016

China bans exports to North Korea with possible military use

China on Wednesday banned exports to North Korea of technology and materials that might be used in weapons production in a new response to the North’s development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The list of banned “dual use” items with possible civilian and military ...

Jun 13, 2016

North Korean hackers steal thousands of defense files from South

North Korean hackers stole thousands of records from private firms and state agencies in the South including defense industry information and files from Korean Air, police said Monday. The hacking originated from 16 servers based in the North’s capital Pyongyang, police said, adding the ...

Jun 13, 2016

U.S., Russia paring atomic arsenals but modernizing: SIPRI

The world’s biggest nuclear powers, the U.S. and Russia, are slowly reducing their nuclear arsenals but are modernizing their capacities, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday. Nine states — the U.S., Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North ...

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

Jun 9, 2016

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

North Korea said on Thursday that it will convene a session of its parliamentary in late June, following a rare congress of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party in May that cemented young leader Kim Jong Un’s control of the isolated state. Delegates to the ...