North Korea reports another 15 suspected COVID-19 deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands more patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million healthcare and other workers to attempt to quell the nation’s first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported. Sunday. After maintaining a widely disputed claim that there was no coronavirus … Read more

North Korea’s Covid outbreak: what we know and don’t know

CNN — North Korea’s first reported Covid-19 outbreak is the “biggest turmoil” to hit the country since its founding more than 70 years ago, according to its leader Kim Jong Un, as the isolated and impoverished nation crumbles. struggles to curb the spread of a highly transmissible virus that threatens to cause a major humanitarian … Read more

North Korea reports 6 deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that six people have died and hundreds of thousands more have fallen ill amid an explosive spread of fever across the country, a day after acknowledging an outbreak of COVID-19 in a largely unvaccinated population for the first time since the pandemic began. The true scale … Read more

Academic uses trash as treasure to study life in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When the waves wash up trash on the beaches of South Korea’s frontline islands, Kang Dong Wan can often be found searching for what he calls his “treasure” — trash from North Korea that give a glimpse of a place closed to most foreigners. “It can be a very important … Read more

FBI Says North Korean Hackers Stole Over $600 Million in Cryptocurrency in Single Hack

CNN — The FBI charged on Thursday hackers associated with the North Korean government for stealing more than $600 million in cryptocurrency last month from a video game company – the latest in a series of audacious cyber heists linked to Pyongyang. “Through our investigation, we were able to confirm that Lazarus Group and APT38, … Read more

5 things to know for April 8: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid-19, Trump, North Korea

CNN — Spring Break is meant to be fun, relaxing, and carefree. But unfortunately, many Americans during this peak travel season face problems reaching their destinations due to extreme weather conditions. On the east coast, thunderstorms delayed thousands of flights yesterday and further delays are expected over the weekend. Here’s what you need to know … Read more