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World of Tanks Blitz blasted for banning ID beloved by Koreans: Dokdo
World of Tanks Blitz, a smartphone multiplayer online game developed by Wargaming, is under fire for banning a user because he used “Dokdo_Kor” as an ID, according to a gaming news website Sunday.
N. Korea behind globe-spanning 'Wannacry' cyberattack?
Is North Korea behind the devastating globe-spanning cyberattack that has crippled countless of computer systems in recent days? Two major software security firms, Kaspersky and Symantec, claim they have evidence linking the Wannacry ransomware attack to North Korea’s notorious Lazarus Group. The worldwide cyber ransomware extortion attack, which started on May 12, has crippl...
Former K-pop singer jailed for illegal gambling, investigation disruption
Former K-pop singer Jung Jin-woo has been jailed for illegal gambling and for trying to disrupt an investigation of his case.
Two Korean companies hit by worldwide 'ransomware' attack
Two South Korean companies are among tens of thousands of computer systems in nearly 100 countries crippled by a worldwide cyber “ransomeware” extortion attack since Friday.
Pope becomes 'Taekwondo Master'
Pope Francis became a taekwondo master after he was awarded an honorary 10th-degree black belt by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) at the Vatican, according to the Federazione Italiana Taekwondo (FITA) Wednesday.
CIA creates special unit to counter N. Korea's nuke threats
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said Wednesday it has created a special unit to counter North Korea’s nuclear threat.
Moon to adopt 'conditional dovish' approach to North Korea
President-elect Moon Jae-in has pledged to resume dialogue for peace with North Korea, but it would be done only when a condition is met: no more military provocations such as nuclear or missile tests.
10 Korean kindergarten students killed in China bus blaze [VIDEO]
Ten Korean kindergarten students were among 12 people killed in a bus blaze in Weihai, China, Tuesday, according to the South Korean Embassy in China.
Gangneung fire flares again in strong winds
Strong winds have reignited the forest fire that started at Gangneung on Saturday and seemed to have been extinguished the following day.
Emmanuel Macron becomes France's next President
Pro-EU centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has become France’s youngest President in a landslide victory Monday. Macron, 39, an investment banker, defeated Le Pen 66 percent to 33 percent and became the first President from outside the two traditional parties - Socialists and the Republicans - that have governed since the World War II.