January 20, 2021


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Armored vehicles and troops spotted going towards Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square

Kim Il Sung Square is also lit up on a scale similar to the Oct. 10, 2020 military parade, a source tells NK News

Chad O'Carroll January 10, 2021

North Korea to hold a Party Congress every five years

On day five of the latest Party Congress, North Korea revamped party rules and boasted about increased cash reserves

Colin Zwirko | Won-Gi Jung January 9, 2021

North Korea’s promised military upgrades are a tall order — and an empty threat

North Korea vowed to up long-range nuclear strike capabilities, but experts say that’s a two-sided message

Won-Gi Jung January 9, 2021

North Korea calls the US its ‘biggest enemy’ and vows to keep developing nukes

At Eighth Party Congress, Kim Jong Un also vows not to use nuclear weapons unless DPRK sovereignty is threatened

Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis January 8, 2021

Large-scale North Korean troop rehearsals suggest military parade soon

Precedent suggests parade could occur in February, but reports say it will mark the end of this week's Party Congress

Colin Zwirko January 8, 2021

US sets up new cybersecurity bureau to combat threat from North Korea and others

State Department says North Korean, Chinese, Russian and Iranian cyber threat has increased since 2019

David Volodzko January 8, 2021

US government could net $2.37 million in unclaimed, frozen North Korean funds

Deadline to claim the money has passed, so prosecutors will ask for default judgment to give funds to the government

Min Chao Choy January 8, 2021

Kim Jong Un eyes South Korea and other countries on third day of Party Congress

State media says that North Korea will “expand and develop” foreign relations in the future

Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung January 7, 2021

North Korean hacking group weaponized MS Word document in spear phishing attack

APT37 deployed malicious macros in a move that goes beyond a popular South Korean office suite, new report says

Min Chao Choy January 7, 2021

Party Congress photos: Scenes from one of North Korea’s rarest political events

State television footage offered a rare glimpse into North Korea’s Party Congress at the April 25 House of Culture

Jeongmin Kim January 7, 2021
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