August 13, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Jung Dae-il decries witch hunt against him after he posted Juche explainers and helped sell Kim Il Sung memoirs

Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung August 12, 2022
FULL TEXT: Kim Yo Jong’s obscenity-laced denunciation of South Korean ‘enemies’
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FULL TEXT: Kim Yo Jong’s obscenity-laced denunciation of South Korean ‘enemies’

NK Pro translates Kim’s speech in which she threatens to ‘exterminate’ ROK leaders and implies Kim Jong Un caught COVID

FULL TEXT: Kim Yo Jong’s obscenity-laced denunciation of South Korean ‘enemies’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 12, 2022
Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war

Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war

Self-declared state says it held talks with DPRK on issue after Pyongyang confirmed plans to send laborers to Donetsk

Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 12, 2022
North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

State Department comments follow DPRK threats to ‘exterminate’ South Korean leaders and use nuclear weapons if attacked

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 12, 2022
Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’

Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’

Presidential office says missile battery to defend against North Korean threats a matter of ‘security and sovereignty’

Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 11, 2022
North Korea laundered $34M through popular cryptocurrency bridge: Report
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North Korea laundered $34M through popular cryptocurrency bridge: Report

Bridges connect two or more blockchains and can anonymize transactions, making them appealing to state-sponsored hackers

North Korea laundered $34M through popular cryptocurrency bridge: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 11, 2022
North Korea pushes forward medical cooperation with Gabon and Mali

North Korea pushes forward medical cooperation with Gabon and Mali

DPRK diplomats meet with local officials in latest efforts to maintain economic ties in Africa during pandemic

North Korea pushes forward medical cooperation with Gabon and Mali
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 11, 2022
North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus

North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus

DPRK leader proclaims victory at event in Pyongyang, as his sister threatens South Korea for allegedly spreading virus

North Korea declares COVID-19 ‘eradicated,’ implies Kim Jong Un caught virus
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 11, 2022
Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view
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Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view

Satellite imagery captures vessel near new mansions on east coast in sign that Kim is vacationing

Kim Jong Un megayacht spotted at secluded beach while leader out of public view
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 10, 2022
South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing

South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing

Two sides offer conflicting accounts of talks on interceptors and North Korean denuclearization after top diplomats meet

South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 10, 2022
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