21 February 2020

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North Korea Refuses To Take Part In UN Security Council Meeting On Its Human Rights Situation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.

North Korea Refuses To Take Part In UN Security Council Meeting On Its Human Rights Situation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.

North Korea's Craziest Threats Against Foreign Countries

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Japan and North Korea Would Talk on the North's investigation into the abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korean

WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) -

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government will send a group of officials to North Korea next week for an update on the North's investigation into the abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korean agents in the 1970s and '80s.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday that the officials will arrive in Pyongyang on Monday for a four-day trip.

Report: U.S. Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack

WASHINGTON-U.S. officials have determined that hackers working for North Korea are behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment attack, multiple news outlets reported Wednesday.

According to NBC, the hack originated outside of North Korea, but appears to have been carried out by individuals working for the North Korean government.

Pyongyang: About Mystery Of Kim Jong Un's Disappearance

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a lawmaker who attended the agency's closed-door briefing said Wednesday.
The National Intelligence Service told legislators Tuesday that a foreign doctor operated on Kim in September or October to remove a cyst from his left ankle, lawmaker Shin Kyung-min said. He said the spy agency also told lawmakers that the cyst could recur because of Kim's obesity, smoking and heavy public schedule.

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