North Korean defector: ‘A very small spark could topple Kim Jong Un’

The former North Korean diplomat on life under the Kims — and how the world should counter the regime. Tae Yong-ho says he was 14 years old when he first began to comprehend the true cruelty of the songbun, Kim Il Sung’s class system. It was August 1976, and the Great Leader was expelling people […]

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COVID-19: North Korean hackers ‘tried to steal vaccine and treatment’ details

North Korea has been accused of attempting to steal information on coronavirus vaccines and treatments. South Korea‘s National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced its suspicions on Tuesday, but distanced itself from a more specific claim by a member of parliament’s intelligence committee that Pfizer was targeted. Ha Tae-keung had told reporters that the NIS told him […]