April 23, 2024

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korea and Iran to hold talks on economic cooperation in Tehran

North Korea and Iran to hold talks on economic cooperation in Tehran

External Economic Relations minister leads first DPRK delegation to Iran in almost five years

North Korea and Iran to hold talks on economic cooperation in Tehran
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 24, 2024
North Korean hackers stole files from 10 South Korean weapons manufacturers
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North Korean hackers stole files from 10 South Korean weapons manufacturers

Seoul police find DPRK cybercriminals targeted companies in new campaigns since 2022 to steal defense tech

North Korean hackers stole files from 10 South Korean weapons manufacturers
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy April 24, 2024
ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says

ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says

US highlights how South Korean laws restrict freedoms, while finding no changes to DPRK’s poor human rights situation

ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 23, 2024
North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages
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North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages

Construction at Pyongyang plant comes as DPRK continues to rely on coal infrastructure past operational lifespans

North Korea expanding aging coal power plant in bid to fix electricity shortages
Jacob Bogle
Jacob Bogle April 23, 2024
North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations

North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations

Supreme Court orders accuser and the broadcaster that covered her rape allegations to pay $29K to Jang Jin-sung

North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 23, 2024
Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system

Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system

North Korea blames US-ROK air force drills for raising tensions in report on test of command and control over nukes

Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 23, 2024
South Korea’s air force to retire key assets that defend against North Korea

South Korea’s air force to retire key assets that defend against North Korea

Government also announced beginning of Chungmu training to bolster preparedness for war scenario with DPRK

South Korea’s air force to retire key assets that defend against North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park April 22, 2024
North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia

North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia

Expert describes uptick in contact between two sides as Moscow’s bid to repay Pyongyang for weapons supplies

North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 22, 2024
New work underway at DPRK space launch site but Seoul says liftoff not imminent

New work underway at DPRK space launch site but Seoul says liftoff not imminent

Satellite imagery shows construction on installation next to launchpad at Sohae Satellite Launching Center

New work underway at DPRK space launch site but Seoul says liftoff not imminent
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 22, 2024
‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

Skybound Entertainment is conducting review after sketch for series was allegedly found on cloud server linked to DPRK

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 22, 2024
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