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October 27, 2017 9:07 AM North Korea was behind WannaCry ransomware cyber attack that disabled the NHS in May, claims UK security minister

North Korea has been publicly blamed by the UK's Security Minister for the WannaCry cyber attack which hit the NHS. Home Office Minister Ben Wallace said the Government believed 'quite strongly' that a foreign state was behind the ransomware attack and named North Korea. Pyongyang has been widely blamed for the May cyber attack in security circles, and Microsoft's 129

October 24, 2017 9:04 AM North Korea may use ALGAE to fight against brutal sanctions as World War 3 looms

NORTH Korea could be developing ALGAE as a way to work around sanctions imposed by the international community. The rogue state is reportedly beefing up research to strengthen its energy and food security. Analysis website 38 North reported the algae industry could gradually "mitigate the negative effects of sanctions both on the country's energy supply 123

August 23, 2017 2:32 PM China warns U.S. over North Korea

China has urged the United States to immediately correct its mistake of imposing sanctions on Chinese companies and individuals. The measures also target Russian firms and individuals for allegedly supporting North Korea’s weapons programme. China is interested in a diplomatic dialogue with both Russia and other countries to resolve the situation 37

August 23, 2017 1:46 PM Trump addresses rally in Arizona as protesters roil the streets outside

China denounces U.S. sanctions on North Korea trade China on Wednesday denounced new U.S. sanctions linked to North Korea trade, accusing the Trump administration of “long-arm jurisdiction” that unfairly targets Chinese companies and threatens Beijing's cooperation in reining in the rogue state. The Treasury Department on Tuesday slapped sanctions on 10 firms 48

August 21, 2017 12:53 PM Moon says North is reason for Korea-U.S. drills-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

President Moon Jae-in on Monday said North Korea’s continued provocations led to the joint South Korea-U.S. military exercises, forming a “vicious cycle.” In an opening remark at a cabinet meeting to mark the first day of the joint Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise, the president emphasized that the North’s provocations in protest of the joint drills 43

August 21, 2017 11:26 AM US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

Seoul - Seoul and Washington began annual war games on Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae-In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions. Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated 45

August 21, 2017 8:31 AM Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins South Korean soldiers participate in an anti-terror and anti-chemical terror exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise last year. North Korea is issuing fresh threats against the United States as a 10-day computer-based military exercise gets under way on the Korean peninsula. It's an annual 51

August 21, 2017 5:59 AM South Korean and US troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat

The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills that began on Monday are largely computer-simulated war games and will run until August 31. Pyongyang calls the 11-day drills a "reckless" invasion rehearsal that could trigger the "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Earlier this month, President Donald Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with "fire 43

August 21, 2017 3:17 AM North Korea warns of nuclear war over US military drills with South

Tensions are running high after Pyongyang tested long-range missiles that experts say are capable of striking major US cities. The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". It views the annual drills, which have now got under 50

August 20, 2017 7:21 PM North Korea says US causing 'uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war' with military drills

Pyongyang warned the exercises, due to begin on Monday, were "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Thousands of troops will take part in 10 days of military simulations, designed to prepare American and South Korean forces for conflict with North Korea, amid heightened tensions in the peninsula 193