North Korea farce packs US theatres

Controversial film ‘not actually a serious comedy’

James Franco and Seth Rogen in a still from ‘The Interview’, the comedy North Korea does not find funny

North Korea knows the power of film

Pyongyang’s propaganda machine takes the big screen seriously

North Korea hit by internet shutdown

Outage seen as retaliation for cyber attack on Sony

North Korea threatens attacks on US

Pyongyang warns of strikes in response to hack allegations

US struggles to respond to hack of Sony

Obama tones down the rhetoric against North Korea

Obama rebukes Sony for scrapping film

Pyongyang urges joint investigation after FBI accuses it of cyber attack

North Korea hackers ‘world class’ reputation

Nation refuses to admit any cyber warfare capability

Sony hack a US ‘national security matter’

White House debates response to attack by ‘sophisticated actor’

Sony hack leaves US looking powerless

Saying North Korea is linked to attack exposes dilemma facing Washington

Ingram Pinn illustration

Chess moves to transform world politics

International affairs look badly in need of some brilliant new thinking

Kim under pressure to progress on economy

Leader works to shore up position at home and counter global claims of human rights abuses

UN calls for North Korea referral to ICC

Boldest move yet to hold leaders accountable for rights abuses

North Korea frees two US prisoners

Release comes as Obama heads to Asia for Apec meeting

Kim’s ‘discomfort’ is ours as well

Through his temporary disappearance, North Korea’s leader has enticed others to engage with him

N Korea issues UN resolution on rights

Document is shown to foreign diplomats as secretive communist state says it has ‘nothing to hide’

North Korea’s Kim resurfaces

Kim Jong Un is seen in public looking healthy and in good spirits

Kim resurfaces in N Korea

Official news story follows weeks of speculation over leader’s whereabouts

North and South Korea: best frenemies

Events on the Korean peninsula bear watching

Two Koreas exchange fire at border

North angered by leaflet drops from South Korean activists

Kim absence raises doubts over his health

Rumours abound after N Korean leader’s retreat from public eye