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Take A Rare Look Inside North Korea's Secretive Metro

Information about anything inside North Korea is hard to come by, but Pyongyang’s metro system is particularly secretive. Access to foreigners has historically been secretive, but one photographer recently made it in, rode the entire system, and has the photos to prove it.

North Korea Announces Ban On Facebook, YouTube And Twitter 

North Korea’s Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has officially announced that it’s now blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites.

Campaigners Float Thousands Of Anti-Jong-Un Flyers Into North Korea

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a series of leaflets criticising the leader of North Korea being sent into the country via helium balloon!

North Korean Army To Assume 'Pre-Emptive Attack' Mode With Nuclear Weapons

North Korea isn’t happy. According to Reuters, Kim Jong Un has told the country’s military to assume “pre-emptive attack” mode and be prepared to use its nuclear weapons at any time.

North Korea Fired Missiles Into Sea Hours After UN Imposed Tight Sanctions

South Korea has announced that its nearest neighbour in the North has fired six short-range missiles into the sea, just hours after tight UN sanctions had been imposed upon the country.

The Doomsday Clock Remains At 3 Minutes To Midnight, But That's Horrible News

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today that the Doomsday Clock, which represents our proximity to an apocalyptic event, will remain at three minutes to midnight. But that’s still terrifying.

How Nuke-Sniffing Air Force Planes Are Hunting For North Korea's H-Bomb

Late last night, North Korea said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, triggering a mini, human-made earthquake near the test site and causing the UN Security Council to call an emergency meeting. Hydrogen bombs are even more destructive than nuclear bombs, so it’s very scary — but experts think North Korea’s bluffing. How can we make sure? Nuclear debris-sniffing aeroplanes, duh.

North Korea Claims Successful Thermonuclear Bomb Test

North Korea has announced that it had successfully detonated a “miniaturised” hydrogen bomb, which is set to trigger global repercussions. Though the claims are as yet unconfirmed, a blast — earlier believed to have been a 5.1 magnitude earthquake — was registered near the North Korean city of Sungjibaegam late yesterday.

North Korea's Red Star OS Borrows Kaspersky's WAV Files, Traces Files Offline

North Korea published the latest version of Red Star back in 2013, but it wasn’t until last year that code for the state-sanctioned operating system leaked online. Some intrepid investigators have spent some time pouring over the totalitarian’s build of Linux, and they discovered some interesting things.

Virtual Reality Lets You Live The News Instead Of Reading It

I look to my left and see a sorrowful parent sitting on the curb, comforting his daughter. I look to my right, and I see notes of sympathy among many flowers. Around me, I hear people murmuring respects and singing in French. I’m in the middle of a vigil in the streets of Paris, a week after last month’s tragic shooting.

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