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Russia invites North Korean leader to Moscow for May visit - Reuters Canada

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 22:07

Russia invites North Korean leader to Moscow for May visit
Reuters Canada
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in World War Two, the Kremlin's spokesman said on Friday. It would ...

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Hollywood Surrenders To North Korean Nerd Squad - Wonkette (satire)

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 22:07

Wonkette (satire)

Hollywood Surrenders To North Korean Nerd Squad
Wonkette (satire)
The power drunk, sadistic, and unstable Dictator for Life of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un — who executed a dozen members of his own family to consolidate power, starves his own people while pumping them full of propaganda, and is armed with nuclear ...

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[Weekender] Cable content makers diversify export targets

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:54
South Korea’s cable TV program providers are seeking to diversify the export destinations for their content from Asia to
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[Weekender] Concerns persist over content fairness

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:46
Three years after the four general programming cable channels were launched, concerns remain over the fairness and objec
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Seoul urges N.K. to follow Cuba’s path

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:42
South Korea called on North Korea Friday to follow Cuba’s footsteps in improving ties with the U.S. and other nations.Th
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U.N. adopts resolution on N. Korea human rights

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:42
NEW YORK (Yonhap) ― The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday formally adopted a landmark resolution calling for referring N
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Chung probe shifts focus to motive

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 21:42
The investigators probing the Cheong Wa Dae document leak are concentrating on determining police Superintendent Park Gw
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Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 20:37

Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
The Sony attack, which U.S. officials blamed on North Korea, was unusual because it included threats of violence if the Hollywood studio released its movie "The Interview," a comedy that depicts the assassination of the North's leader. But it is just the ...

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5 burning questions for Obama - KETK

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 20:37

KETK

5 burning questions for Obama
KETK
WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama is set to close a week jam-packed with news of a breakthrough with Cuba and new tensions with North Korea on Friday with a 1:30 p.m. EST news conference. Just weeks removed from huge Democratic ...

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N. Korea invites aides of ex-S. Korean president to joint factory park

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:56
North Korea's point man on South Korea invited aides of the late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung to a joint inter-Ko
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Watch The Kim Jong-un Death Scene Too Hot For Your Local Multiplex - LAist

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:06

Watch The Kim Jong-un Death Scene Too Hot For Your Local Multiplex
LAist
The most controversial scene from "The Interview" has leaked: it shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un getting taken out by a tank shell in a slow-mo explosion. You see a shell hurtling toward the helicopter where Kim is and then his face in close-up as the ...

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Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack? - Rutland Herald

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:04

Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?
Rutland Herald
WASHINGTON — The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left ...

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North Korean hackers might set sights on US telecom, infrastructure - TweakTown

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:04

TweakTown

North Korean hackers might set sights on US telecom, infrastructure
TweakTown
North Korea could be using the cyberattack against Sony Pictures as a test run to try out its budding cyber capabilities, with the reclusive government potentially taking aim at US energy companies and critical infrastructure. Despite much of the Western world ...

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Israel Never Would've Killed 'The Interview' — So Why Did We? - Jewish Daily Forward

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:03

Jewish Daily Forward

Israel Never Would've Killed 'The Interview' — So Why Did We?
Jewish Daily Forward
To be sure, the Japanese company (and Japan in general) has much more to fear from North Korea than we in the United States do. And if you've been following this story, you know that Sony's top executives did demand that “The Interview” be watered down ...

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Minister determined to reform labor market - Korea Times

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 19:03

Minister determined to reform labor market
Korea Times
It was time for Korea to make the move, the minister said. However, "growing uncertainties (such as the slowdown in the eurozone, China and Russia) and structural weakness (such as inactive spending) in the economy would remain a stumbling block to ...

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Picture Korea: IKEA Opens and Winter Blast

Korea Realtime (WSJ) - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 18:24
Here’s a selection of some of the best photos from the Korean Peninsula over the latest week. Click the headline to view the slides.
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Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions - 9&10 News

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 17:38

9&10 News

Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions
9&10 News
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 file photo, a local resident walks her dog by the gates of Sony Pictures Entertainment Studios on Overland Avenue in Culver City, Calif. Suspicions that North Korea was behind a.

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Park's approval rating hits record low: poll

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:59
President Park Geun-hye's approval rating has hit a record low amid a high-profile influence-peddling scandal involving
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Gov't vows swift follow-up steps on ruling against pro-N. Korea party

Korea Herald - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:55
The government will take swift measures to adhere with the Constitutional Court's decision to disband a pro-North Korean
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Samsung Electronics says may raise 2014 dividend by 30 pct-50 pct vs 2013 - Reuters

Korea Google News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:05

Samsung Electronics says may raise 2014 dividend by 30 pct-50 pct vs 2013
Reuters
SEOUL Dec 19 (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it is considering increasing its dividend payout for 2014 by between 30 percent and 50 percent compared with the previous year. Samsung, the world's No. 1 smartphone ...

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