September 27, 2021

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power

North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power

State media promoting ‘10 Years of Great Revolutionary Leadership’ in a range of new articles and programs

North Korea hints at celebrations for Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 27, 2021
Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000

Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000

DPRK has yet to report a single case as it stresses ‘even a tiny failure is not tolerable’ in epidemic prevention

Total tested for COVID-19 in North Korea exceeds 40,000
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts September 27, 2021
NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

Humanitarian groups tell Panel sanctions and COVID impeding aid, citing difficulties with funding and bank transactions

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2021
Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

The statement follows Washington’s interests in discussing the end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig released hours after Huawei exec reaches deal with US prosecutors

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view
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After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view

North Korean leader could be back at his east coast retreat, satellite imagery suggests

After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 24, 2021
Kim Yo Jong rejects talks on ending war until Seoul fixes ‘hostile policy’

Kim Yo Jong rejects talks on ending war until Seoul fixes ‘hostile policy’

Statement by DPRK leader’s sister follows South Korean president’s latest pitch to formally end Korean War

Kim Yo Jong rejects talks on ending war until Seoul fixes ‘hostile policy’
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung September 24, 2021
Defector-author Jang Jin-sung cleared of suspicion over alleged rape, police say

Defector-author Jang Jin-sung cleared of suspicion over alleged rape, police say

Police will not forward case to prosecutors, citing insufficient evidence

Defector-author Jang Jin-sung cleared of suspicion over alleged rape, police say
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung September 24, 2021
North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI

North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI

FBI chief describes 'growing' cyber espionage threat and challenge of investigating cyberattacks to Senate committee

North Korea’s improved cyber capabilities threaten financial institutions: FBI
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 23, 2021
Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says

Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says

DPRK vice foreign minister says US must withdraw ‘hostile policy’ to establish peace on the Korean Peninsula

Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 23, 2021
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