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Media group: 81 Reporters Died, Threats Soared in 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world’s biggest journalists’ organization says. In its annual “Kill Report,” seen by The [...]

South Korea Close to Developing ‘Blackout Bomb’

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Yonhap) — South Korea has secured technologies to build a non-lethal graphite bomb which can paralyze the North’s power systems in case of war, military sources said Sunday. The so-called “blackout bomb” works [...]

Regime Change is the Only Way to Disarm North Korea

If America and its allies believe Kim Jong-un will give up his nuclear arsenal, they are deluded. John Power says Pyongyang under the Kim family sees its weapons as a security guarantee and powerful negotiating tool, and the only way it will disarm [...]

South Korea Debates Developing its Own Nuclear Weapons

Stuart Leavenworth writes: No longer sure they can rely on the United States, an increasing number of South Korean lawmakers say their country should develop its own nuclear arsenal to deter an attack by Kim Jong Un, their belligerent neighbor to [...]

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Off its Coast

The South Korean military says North Korea launched an unidentified projectile early Saturday morning, according to Reuters. The news agency says the unidentified projectile was fired from North Korea’s west coast, citing a South Korean [...]

Malaysia: VX Nerve Agent Used in Kim Jong Un Murder

South Korean and U.S. officials have said they believe North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong Nam, who had been living in the Chinese territory of Macau under Beijing’s protection. KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. [...]

Cover of Latest Edition of Charlie Hebdo

This handout image obtained from French Satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on November 17, 2015 shows the cover of the latest edition of the magazine which features its satirical take on the November 13, 2015 terror attack in Paris in which at least [...]