Tag: Korea

Mercosur Countries Denounce U.S. Espionage

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Foreign ministers from the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), a South American trading block, expressed concern over alleged US spying activities on them. "We are here mandated by our heads of state who met in Monte Video at the Mercosur summit

Former N Korea spy says military threats show Kim’s insecurity

A former North Korean spy says Pyongyang’s recent threats are born from the insecurity of the country’s leader, Kim Jong-Un. Kim Hyun-Hee says that Kim is too young and inexperienced and is struggling to gain complete control of the military

South Korea: Cyber Attack Originated in China

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South Korean officials say a cyber attack that shut down computers at several of the country's top banks and broadcasters originated in China. The Korea Communications Commission on Thursday said an initial investigation revealed that a Chinese IP address created

After Sanctions Vote, 2 Koreas Ratchet Up Attack Threats

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  SEOUL, South Korea — Angrily responding to the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous decision to impose tightened sanctions, North Korea said on Friday that it was nullifying all nonaggression agreements with South Korea, with one of its top generals

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies aged 69

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MOSCOW, December 19 (RIA Novosti) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died at the age of 69, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Monday. Kim "passed away from a great mental and physical strain," Yonhap quoted the North Korea's