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US ambassador walks tightrope on anti-North Korea leaflets as tensions rise

US ambassador walks tightrope on anti-North Korea leaflets as tensions rise

Philip Goldberg says Washington believes in ROK activists’ right to launch balloons but also wants to prevent conflict

US ambassador walks tightrope on anti-North Korea leaflets as tensions rise
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 12, 2024
Pyongyang airport terminal cleared of planes in sign of prep for Putin visit
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Pyongyang airport terminal cleared of planes in sign of prep for Putin visit

Similar activity seen just before past foreign leader visits, suggesting Russian leader could soon land in North Korea

Pyongyang airport terminal cleared of planes in sign of prep for Putin visit
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 12, 2024
Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea

Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea

Meetings come as DPRK trash balloons raise tensions, but prominent defector activists say they have no interest in talks

Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea
Lina Park
Lina Park June 11, 2024
Chinese jets harassed Dutch warship on North Korea sanctions patrol: Netherlands

Chinese jets harassed Dutch warship on North Korea sanctions patrol: Netherlands

Beijing disputes claim that jets created ‘unsafe situation,’ accusing ship of pretending to monitor UN sanctions

Chinese jets harassed Dutch warship on North Korea sanctions patrol: Netherlands
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 11, 2024
North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief

North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief

Expert says trip underscores growing ties and could feature discussions on overseas workers and security for Putin visit

North Korean security delegation visits Russia for talks with police chief
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 11, 2024
North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says

North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says

DPRK forces ‘immediately’ retreated after ROK broadcast warnings and fired warning shots, according to military

North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2024
North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast

North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast

ROK military says it did not operate loudspeakers on Monday but is prepared to defend against any DPRK retaliation

North Korea restores loudspeakers in response to South’s propaganda broadcast
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 10, 2024
Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service

Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service

Far East tourism agency reveals officials joined trial run of passenger train from Khasan to Tumangang in DPRK

Russian officials inspect North Korean railway in push to resume rail service
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 10, 2024
Seoul kicks off training against North Korean cyberattacks as tensions rise

Seoul kicks off training against North Korean cyberattacks as tensions rise

Two-week drills aim to improve ability to recover from attacks on critical infrastructure after DPRK balloon launches

Seoul kicks off training against North Korean cyberattacks as tensions rise
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy June 10, 2024
North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day

North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day

Launch of suspected ‘filth balloons’ follows Seoul’s decision to resume loudspeaker broadcasts near inter-Korean border

North Korea launches barrage of balloons toward South for second straight day
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 9, 2024
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