North Korea

Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (2nd R) and Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) arrive at Beijing airport from North Korea on January 10, 2013. Richardson and Schmidt met with reporters following their visit to secretive North Korea calling for greater Internet freedom for the welfare of its people. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Schmidt Urges Internet Openness In North Korea

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Thursday it’s up to North Korea to shed its self-imposed isolation and allow its citizens to use the Internet and connect with the outside world, or risk remaining way behind other countries.

01/10/2013

File photo of Internet giant Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Exec Chairman To Visit North Korea

Google’s executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea. Eric Schmidt will be traveling to North Korea on a private, humanitarian mission led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that could take place as early as this month, according to two people familiar with the group’s plans who asked not to be named because the visit had not been made public.

01/03/2013

North Korea Ready for "Sacred War"

North Korea lashed out Thursday after South Korean fighter jets dropped bombs and tanks fired artillery as the military staged its largest air and ground firing drills of the year in a show of force […]

12/23/2010

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier To Korean Waters

A U.S. aircraft carrier is headed for an area off the Korean peninsula following yesterday’s artillery attack by North Korea on a South Korean island. 

11/24/2010

UN Signals Concern Over Korean Violence

The UN Security Council may call an emergency meeting in response to cross-border violence on the Korean Peninsula. 

11/23/2010

NKorea tensions spike at Asian security forum

HANOI, Vietnam – North Korea inflamed already-high tensions in the region over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship by threatening the United States and South Korea on Friday with a “physical response” if […]

07/23/2010

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