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Exclusive NK News photos show impounded Mongolia-flagged ship held in waters off South Korea's coast
Captured decades ago, Takeshi Terakoshi still lives in Pyongyang with his North Korean wife and kids
Direct insertions of intelligence assets were previously common, but techniques have changed substantially
Contracts, books and journals suggest multi-million dollar operations in Namibia
Korea Kumgang Group appears to have downsized or shut down completely after a once-successful run
Prominent "Dear Leader" author denies allegations of rape, blackmail and sexual coercion
North Korea will likely maintain its lockdown until 2022 – and thousands of ordinary people will suffer as a result
A Seoul clothing firm said it was duped into using DPRK labor and had no choice but to sell sanctions-violating garb
Defector-activist Park Sang-hak has long stirred controversy, but political winds may no longer be blowing in his favor
Convicted of espionage and effectively abandoned by Seoul, it's unclear whether any will ever return home
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