July 09, 2020


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Amazon fined for processing orders linked to North Korea

Online retailer will pay more than $130,000 for violating sanctions against DPRK, Iran, Cuba, Sudan, and Syria

Kelly Kasulis July 8, 2020

U.S., Japanese officials due to talk North Korea, other regional issues in Tokyo

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s visit follows meetings in Seoul with South Korean counterparts

Terrence Matsuo July 8, 2020

North Korea imported more Russian horses amid new work on elite equestrian parks

30 horses sent during construction on mansion-complex's new track, harkening back to Kim's 2019 ride up "holy" mountain

In Seoul, U.S. envoy says no plans to meet with North Korean counterparts

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun says he does not take directions from DPRK vice foreign minister

Jeongmin Kim July 8, 2020

Trump interested in another summit with Kim, says North Koreans “want to meet”

Comments follow North Korea's repeated explicit rejection of further talks with the U.S. in recent days

Colin Zwirko July 8, 2020

Kim Jong Un visits grandfather's mausoleum on death anniversary

Visit follows conspicuous absence from Kumsusan Palace in April, comes amid heightened COVID-19 measures

Colin Zwirko July 7, 2020

North Korean schools close one month into new term, sources say

Earlier reports indicated COVID-19 is to blame for ending an already-delayed school year

Colin Zwirko July 7, 2020

North Korea-affiliated hackers linked to credit card skimming sites: report

SanSec says Lazarus group hijacked retail sites with a “higher level of preparation and planning than most”

Min Chao Choy July 7, 2020

UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses

Britain slaps asset freezes on DPRK ministries of State Security and People’s Security in first post-Brexit sanctions

Oliver Hotham July 6, 2020

North Korea says it doesn’t want talks with U.S., slams South Korean mediation

DPRK foreign ministry statement comes as U.S. point man Steve Biegun set to arrive in Seoul

Terrence Matsuo July 6, 2020
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