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UN: North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctions

A North Korean shipping company that famously tried to hide banned fighter jets under a cargo of sugar has tried to evade ensuing U.N. sanctions by renaming most of... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015


Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from capital marathon

Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015

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Sony outlines 3-year recovery plan, targets $4.2B earnings

Money-losing Sony will spin off its video-and-sound business into a separate company and shrink its headquarters as part of a three-year turnaround plan to speed up... Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015


North Korea threatens strong response to DC rights meeting

North Korea says it will respond "very strongly" to a conference in Washington on Tuesday about its widespread human rights abuses and says the United States ignored... Read more »

Feb. 16, 2015


North Korea test-fires 5 short-range missiles into the sea

North Korea test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea on Sunday in its second such weapons test this year, South Korean defense officials said, amid dimming... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2015


Amy Pascal steps down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures

Amy Pascal will step down as co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and head of the film studio, nearly three months after a massive hack hit the company and... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2015

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