February 29, 2024

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korea launches several cruise missiles into the Yellow Sea: JCS

North Korea launches several cruise missiles into the Yellow Sea: JCS

The launch follows test of ‘hypersonic’ missile on Jan. 14 and DPRK’s apparent removal of unification monument

North Korea launches several cruise missiles into the Yellow Sea: JCS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 24, 2024
North Korea demolishes symbolic unification arch, satellite imagery suggests

North Korea demolishes symbolic unification arch, satellite imagery suggests

Kim Jong Un ordered monument removed to ‘completely eliminate’ public’s idea of kinship with South Korea

North Korea demolishes symbolic unification arch, satellite imagery suggests
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 23, 2024
Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data

Experts say increase is likely due to deepening ties as number of Russians visiting DPRK also jumped in same period

Number of North Koreans entering Russia surges to 365 in Q3 2023: Data
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 23, 2024
South Korea slams weapons transfers between North Korea and Russia

South Korea slams weapons transfers between North Korea and Russia

UN envoy decries apparent arms deals as direct violation of sanctions while Moscow representative blames ‘the West’

South Korea slams weapons transfers between North Korea and Russia
Joe Smith
Joe Smith January 23, 2024
North Korean Workers’ Party assembly chair Choe Thae Bok dead at 93

North Korean Workers’ Party assembly chair Choe Thae Bok dead at 93

Kim Jong Un visited official’s funeral bier to pay respects to one of DPRK’s longest-tenured elites

North Korean Workers’ Party assembly chair Choe Thae Bok dead at 93
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy January 23, 2024
North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency

North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency

Cancellation likely due to lack of time to organize race rather than indicator of tourism status, event partner says

North Korea cancels Pyongyang marathon for fifth straight year: Tour agency
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 23, 2024
North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks
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North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks

Security firm finds ScarCruft cybercriminals used signature malware and will likely do so again in future campaigns

North Korean hackers target DPRK experts and media in new phishing attacks
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee | Shreyas Reddy January 22, 2024
North Korean minister talked arms and space cooperation with Putin, photos show

North Korean minister talked arms and space cooperation with Putin, photos show

Document visible in photos list priority Russia space sites for visit, while top DPRK munitions official joined meeting

North Korean minister talked arms and space cooperation with Putin, photos show
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 22, 2024
Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December
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Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December

Expert says DPRK has long lacked fertilizer for farming and likely purchased chemical with recent ‘additional revenues’

Fertilizer chemical tops North Korea’s imports from China in December
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 22, 2024
North Korea defends its military development at summit of non-aligned nations

North Korea defends its military development at summit of non-aligned nations

DPRK official also meets Russian and Belarusian counterparts, as Pyongyang looks to bolster ties with anti-US countries

North Korea defends its military development at summit of non-aligned nations
Joe Smith
Joe Smith January 22, 2024
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