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  • North Korea slams U.S. movie on leader assassination plot; Un calls it ‘act of war’

    June 25, 2014 | 5:06 pm

    North Korea on Wednesday denounced a forthcoming American comedy film featuring a plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong Un as an act of terrorism and threatened to unleash a "merciless counter-measure" if Washington failed to ban the movie.

    The movie "The Interview", starring...

  • When the Jews went to North Korea

    December 22, 2011 | 10:20 am

    When a delegation from the American Council for World Jewry went to North Korea, its agenda was typical of visits by Jewish organizations to developing nations: promote outreach to Israel, offer to broker assistance and training, gently raise problematic defense relations with...

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead

    December 18, 2011 | 11:48 pm

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died of a heart attack while on a train trip, state media reported on Monday, sparking immediate concern over who is in control of the reclusive state and its nuclear program.

    A tearful television announcer dressed in black said the 69-year old had...