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Obama slips up on James Franco's name, calls him James 'Flacco' Dec 20, 2:26 pm
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): The US President Barack Obama, while speaking about the Sony cyberattack at the hands of North Korea that caused 'The Interview' to be pulled from theaters, accidently mixed up Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and actor James Franco.
Obama vows to 'respond proportionately' to Pyongyang's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures Dec 20, 10:45 am
London, Dec 20 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has vowed to "respond proportionately" to an alleged cyber-attack by North Korea on Sony Pictures.
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): The controversial film "The Interview" may have been put on the backburner by Sony following public threats, but an activist group is planning to drop DVDs of the movies in North Korea using balloons.
White House views Sony Pictures hack attack as 'security issue' Dec 19, 12:31 pm
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The cyber attack on Sony Pictures that led to the cancellation of the release of "The Interview," a movie based on Kim Jong-un, is being seen as a "security issue," the United States said.
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): The United States has blamed North Korea for the "crippling" cyber attack on Sony Pictures as the Hollywood studio announced its decision to cancel the release of "The Interview," a movie based on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, following threats by hackers to launch a 9/11-style attack on theatres screening the film.
Stars, politicians condemn Sony Pictures' decision to cancel 'The Interview' release Dec 18, 12:28 pm
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): As Sony Pictures announced its decision to cancel the December 25 release of "The Interview," a movie based on North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, several stars, politicians have taken to Twitter to condemn the decision.
Homeland Security says '9/11-style attack threat' on US theatres screening 'The Interview' not credible Dec 17, 1:09 pm
London, Dec 17 (ANI): The United States Department of Homeland Security has said that the latest threat issued by Sony Pictures hackers to launch a 9/11-style attack on American theatres showing the studio's film, The Interview, based on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is "not credible."
North Korea kidnapped foreigners to turn them into spies against own country: Report Dec 11, 6:08 pm
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Western intelligence states have procured a secret North Korean document according to which, the late dictator Kim Jong-Il was in charge of a kidnapping program where foreigners were abducted and brought to North Korea and turned into spies against their own native countries.
Kim Jong-un's pal Dennis Rodman now calls macho man Putin 'cool' Dec 11, 2:26 pm
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Controversial American basketball legend Dennis Rodman has branded Russian president Vladimir Putin as 'actually cool' after he returned from a recent trip to Russia filled with praise for another leader with disreputable roots.
North Korea denies involvement in Sony Pictures hack attack Dec 8, 12:34 pm
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): North Korea has denied its involvement in a hack attack on Sony Pictures just ahead of the release of a film based on a plot to kill leader Kim Jong-un.
China slips lower on corruption perceptions index despite high-profile anti-corruption campaign Dec 3, 5:11 pm
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Despite a highly-publicized anti-corruption campaign headed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, China has scored poorly on an international corruption index and has slipped down by several points when compared to the last year.
Kim Jong-un proposes new 'multifaceted conspiracy' theory that blames US for spreading Ebola Dec 3, 4:22 pm
Melbourne, Dec 03 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has proposed a new conspiracy theory for the spread of Ebola epidemic that says Washington invented the deadly virus and is using it to restrain the developing world.
North Korea bans people from taking up Kim Jong-un's name Dec 3, 3:55 pm
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A South Korean official has revealed that North Korea has banned people from using the name of the young leader Kim Jong-un.
London, Dec 02 (ANI): North Korea has reportedly refused to deny its involvement in a hack attack on Sony Pictures just ahead of the release of a film on leader Kim Jong-un.
North Korean defector reveals Kim Jong Un's aunt died days after husband's execution Nov 29, 5:47 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un passed away after suffering a fatal stroke while arguing with him on phone about her husband's execution, a defector said.
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): North Korean government-controlled website Uriminzokkiri has released a statement saying that the film by James Franco and Seth Rogen is an "evil act of provocation" that deserves "stern punishment."
Kim Jong-un's sister assumes role of senior party official Nov 27, 4:43 pm
London, Nov 27 (ANI): The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly been introduced for the first time as senior party official in state media.
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): North Korea has reportedly threatened more nuclear tests in response to a United Nations draft resolution referring the country to the International Criminal Court for prosecution of crimes against humanity.
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Shortly after a committee of the United Nations General Assembly called on the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record, the nation has denied the charges flatly.
North Korean weightlifters make country proud Nov 16, 12:20 pm
London, November 16 (ANI): North Korea is on course to give a hero's welcome for their team of six male and six female weightlifters this week who secured the greatest sporting triumph in the country's history at the International Weightlifting Federation championships being held in Kazakhstan.
New York, Nov 11 (ANI): American basketball legend Dennis Rodman's foreign police is reportedly a Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster and she advised him to make the most of his trip to North Korea.
Kim Jong-un 'crueler' than his father, says former bodyguard Nov 10, 12:45 pm
London, Nov 10 (ANI): The ex-bodyguard of the former Supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong Il believes that current leader of the country Kim Jong-un is ever "crueler" than his father.
North Korea frees last two US prisoners Nov 9, 11:55 am
London, Nov 09 (ANI): A report has said that the last two Americans who were being detained in North Korea, Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae, have been released and are on their way home.
London, Nov 08 (ANI): The bodyguard of the former Supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong Il described his terror and how "even when he was happy he would be rude and could chop off their heads".
North Korea accused of sending labourers to work as 'state-sponsored slaves' in Qatar Nov 8, 3:05 pm
London, Nov 08 (ANI): North Korea has been accused of sending labourers to work as 'state-sponsored slaves' on construction sites in Qatar for scanty or no wages at all.
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