The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Thursday 21 March 2013
A Chinese internet address was the source of a cyberattack on one company hit in a massive South Korean network shutdown that affected 32,000 computers at six banks and media companies, initial findings indicated today.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Skulls pop up on the screens of some computers — a strong indication that hackers planted a malicious code in systems
Monday 11 March 2013
State media reported yesterday that Pyongyang has carried out its threat to cancel the 60-year-old armistice that ended the Korean War.
Friday 08 March 2013
North Korea has fired off many memorable threats over the years
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Polls too close to call as Park Geun-hye bids to become country's first female leader
Sunday 09 December 2012
North Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as this week, state media said Sunday, as international pressure on Pyongyang to cancel the provocative move intensified.
Friday 07 December 2012
Tiger tourism – back and burning bright?
Thursday 29 November 2012
New routes to Russia, Korea and China helped Gatwick Airport fly almost 20 million passengers in the six months to October, and pre-tax profit more than trebled to £107.2m.
Monday 26 November 2012
The first weapon looks like an innocuous electric torch, except it is able to fire three bullets. The second is a ballpoint pen with a poisoned needle. The third is another "poison pen", containing a bullet that both punctures the skin and releases a deadly toxin.
Monday 26 November 2012
Q might have fashioned 007 tools like these, but in the hands of real-life North Korean assassins they look a whole lot less retro-cute. Three weapons - all indistinguishable from everyday objects - have been seen by CNN after a bust in South Korea stopped a killer on his way to a job. They include a Parker pen with a poison-tipped spike, another pen that can fire poisoned darts, and a flashlight capable of discharging three bullets.
Saturday 20 October 2012
North Korea threatened yesterday to bombard a tourist area in South Korea with artillery shells if rights activists carry out their threat to shower the North with anti-Pyongyang leaflets.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
North Korea warned today that the US mainland is within range of its missiles, and said Washington's recent agreement to let Seoul possess missiles capable of hitting all of the North shows the allies are plotting to invade the country.
Monday 08 October 2012
South Korea said yesterday that it would nearly triple the range of its ballistic missiles, allowing it to strike all parts of North Korea and a sliver of China, under a new deal with the United States.
Sunday 07 October 2012
The United States has agreed to allow South Korea to develop longer-range missiles that could strike all of North Korea, South Korean officials said today.
Friday 24 August 2012
Two weeks after stepping on to the podium at the London Olympics, Robbie Grabarz continues to hit the heights. A brilliant bronze medal winner at the home Games, the burgeoning high jumper now has joint ownership of the British outdoor record.
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