Dec 7, 2016

U.S. lawmaker: Sony breach may have inspired Russian election hacking

The U.S. failure to retaliate strongly for the 2014 cyber attack against Sony Pictures may have helped inspire Russian hackers who sought to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, a senior congressional Democrat said on Tuesday. “Russia may have concluded that they could hack ...

Dec 5, 2016

Japan, South Korea, U.S. to hold meeting on North Dec. 13

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that the country will hold a trilateral meeting with Japan and the United States in Seoul on Dec. 13 to discuss North Korea issues. The meeting, which follows on from a meeting in Tokyo on June 1, will ...

Dec 1, 2016

Suspected North Korea abductee found alive in Japan

A 68-year-old Japanese man suspected of having been abducted by North Korea in 1985 was found alive in Japan in late November, police said Thursday. Police officials denied the possibility that Masanori Katsuki, who went missing in Tokyo in February 1985, was abducted by ...

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 1, 2016

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday adopted a new sanctions resolution against North Korea, ramping up earlier punitive measures following the reclusive country’s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. The 17-page resolution was unanimously adopted by the 15-member council after the text ...