Korea 조선민주주의인민공화국 Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk Flag of North Korea Flag Emblem of North Korea Emblem Motto: Chosŏn'gŭl: 강성대국; MR: Kangsŏng Daeguk "Powerful and Prosperous Nation" Anthem: "Aegukka" Korean: 애국가, The Patriotic Song MENU0:00 Area controlled by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light green. Area controlled by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light green. Capital and largest city Pyongyang 39°2′N 125°45′E Official languages Korean Official script Chosŏn'gŭl Demonym North Korean Korean Government Unitary one-party Juche state (de jure) under a totalitarian dictatorship (de facto) • Eternal leaders of Juche Korea Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il • Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un[n 1] • Chairman of the Assembly Presidium Kim Yong-nam[n 2] • Director of General Political Bureau Hwang Pyong-so • Premier Pak Pong-ju • Vice Chairman of Policy Bureau Choe Ryong-hae Legislature Supreme People's Assembly Formation • First Dynasty Before 194 BC • Three Kingdoms 18 BC • North-South Kingdoms 698 • Unitary dynasties 918 • Annexation by Japan 29 August 1910 • Liberation/Independence from Japan 15 August 1945 • Provisional People's Committee for North Korea established 8 February 1946 • Foundation of DPRK 9 September 1948 • Chinese withdrawal October 1958 • Juche ideology implemented 27 December 1972 • Current constitution 29 June 2016 Area • Total 120,540 km2 (46,540 sq mi) (97th) • Water (%) 4.87 Population • 2015 estimate 25,155,317 (48th) • 2008 census 24,052,231 • Density 198.3/km2 (513.6/sq mi) (63rd) GDP (PPP) 2014 estimate • Total $40 billion • Per capita $1,800 GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate • Total $25 billion • Per capita $1,000 HDI (1995) Steady 0.766 high · 75th Currency North Korean won (₩) (KPW) Time zone Pyongyang Time (UTC+8:30) Date format yy, yyyy년 mm월 dd일 yy, yyyy/mm/dd (AD–1911 / AD) Drives on the right Calling code +850 ISO 3166 code KP Internet TLD .kp Democratic People's Republic of Korea Chosŏn'gŭl 조선민주주의인민공화국 Hancha 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國 McCune–Reischauer Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk
Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde type hurricane, the most intense hurricane observed in the Atlantic since Dean in 2007. It was also the most intense Atlantic hurricane to strike the United States since Katrina in 2005, and the first major hurricane to hit the state of Florida since Wilma in 2005. The ninth named storm, fourth hurricane, and second major hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, Irma caused widespread and catastrophic damage throughout its long lifetime, particularly in parts of the northeastern Caribbean.
Hurricane Irma Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS) Irma 2017-09-06 1745Z.jpg Hurricane Irma at peak intensity near the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6 Formed August 30, 2017 Dissipated September 12, 2017 Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 185 mph (295 km/h) Lowest pressure 914 mbar (hPa); 26.99 inHg Fatalities 55 total (as of September 12) Damage > $30 billion (2017 USD) (Unofficially fourth or fifth-costliest hurricane on record) Areas affected Leeward Islands (especially Barbuda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin and the Virgin Islands), Greater Antilles, Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Southeastern United States Part of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season
John Kerry John Kerry official Secretary of State portrait.jpg 68th United States Secretary of State In office February 1, 2013 – January 20, 2017 President Barack Obama Deputy William Joseph Burns Wendy Sherman (Acting) Tony Blinken Preceded by Hillary Clinton Succeeded by Rex Tillerson Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee In office January 6, 2009 – February 1, 2013 Preceded by Joe Biden Succeeded by Bob Menendez Chair of the Senate Small Business Committee In office January 4, 2007 – January 3, 2009 Preceded by Olympia Snowe Succeeded by Mary Landrieu In office June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003 Preceded by Kit Bond Succeeded by Olympia Snowe In office January 3, 2001 – January 20, 2001 Preceded by Kit Bond Succeeded by Kit Bond United States Senator from Massachusetts In office January 2, 1985 – February 1, 2013 Preceded by Paul Tsongas Succeeded by Mo Cowan 66th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts In office March 6, 1983 – January 2, 1985 Governor Michael Dukakis Preceded by Thomas P. O'Neill III Succeeded by Evelyn Murphy Personal details Born John Forbes Kerry December 11, 1943 (age 73) Aurora, Colorado, U.S. Political party Democratic Spouse(s) Julia Thorne (1970–1988) Teresa Heinz (1995–present) Children Alexandra Vanessa
(DDoS) attacks on government, religious, and corporate websites.
Anonymous Anonymous emblem.svg An emblem that is commonly associated with Anonymous. The "man without a head" represents anonymity and leaderless organization. Anonymous at Scientology in Los Angeles.jpg Individuals appearing in public as Anonymous, wearing Guy Fawkes masks Formation c. 2004 Type Multiple-use name/avatar Virtual community Voluntary association Purpose Anti-cyber-surveillance Anti-cyber-censorship Internet activism Internet vigilantism Region served Global Membership Decentralized affinity group Anonymous originated in 2003 on the imageboard 4chan