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article 21 December 2014 World, United States
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Obama 'may put North Korea back on terror list'

US President Barack Obama says the cyber hack against Sony, blamed on North Korea, is not an "act of war" - but is considering putting them back on the terror list.

video 20 December 2014 World, United States

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Sony capitulation to North Korea 'a wake-up call' - video

Everyone in business "has to be worried" about the cyber threat, if a country under strict sanctions like North Korea can force Sony to pull a film, says Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times.

article 20 December 2014 World, United States
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North Korea urges joint Sony hack inquiry

North Korea denies any involvement in the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures and offers to hold a joint inquiry with the United States.

article 19 December 2014 World, United States
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FBI place Sony hacking blame on North Korea

The FBI says it has determined that North Korea was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures, which the White House is treating as a "national security threat".

article 18 December 2014 World, United States
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Sony cancels release of The Interview after hack threat

Sony Pictures scraps its comedy film based on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, after embarrassing internal emails are leaked and further cyber hacks are threatened.

post 17 December 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology The hack, the film, its studio and North Korea - are they related?

As a cinema chain opts not to screen a movie about North Korea, over "terror threats", can a cyber attack on the studio that made it really be traced back to the secretive nation?

video 02 December 2014 World, United States

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Sony hack, and North Korea's refusal to deny it - video

Sony has had to beef up security after several unreleased movies found their way onto the internet. North Korea is prime suspect - but is not denying a hack. (Map from Snoopall, developed by Norse.)

article 08 November 2014 World, North Korea
Kenneth Bae in custody in North Korea (Getty)
US 'very grateful' for return of men held by North Korea

President Obama calls it a 'wonderful day' for the families of two US citizens being held for crimes against the reclusive communist state.

post 04 November 2014
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Take a rare glimpse at North Korea's brushstroke diplomacy

North Korea springs a creative ambush on suburban London, opening its embassy for an art show that might represent a crack in the country's heavily lacquered veneer.

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