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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

N.Korea attacks S.Korean think-tank over collapse scenarios

N.Korea attacks S.Korean think-tank over collapse scenarios

Asan Institute attacked over regime collapse speculation

N.Korea attacks S.Korean think-tank over collapse scenarios
Rob York
Rob York September 30, 2013
North Korea expands “Beijing Taxi” fleet to 300 cars

North Korea expands “Beijing Taxi” fleet to 300 cars

Chinese-made taxi fleet increases from 80 to 300 vehicles

North Korea expands “Beijing Taxi” fleet to 300 cars
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald September 27, 2013
Accusations fly over failed trip to recover Korean War vet’s remains

Accusations fly over failed trip to recover Korean War vet’s remains

Delegation and fixer accuse one another of offensive behavior during July trip

Accusations fly over failed trip to recover Korean War vet’s remains
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 26, 2013
Investigation shows Burma, N. Korea military ties still exist

Investigation shows Burma, N. Korea military ties still exist

NK News investigation finds that discrete methods hide continued arms trade

Investigation shows Burma, N. Korea military ties still exist
Rob York
Rob York September 25, 2013
Kim Jong Un orders refurb. of largest stadium in world

Kim Jong Un orders refurb. of largest stadium in world

Instruction comes one month after UN announces $98M shortfall in North Korean aid

Kim Jong Un orders refurb. of largest stadium in world
Rob York
Rob York September 25, 2013
North Korea sends greetings to new Australian Prime Minister

North Korea sends greetings to new Australian Prime Minister

Greetings come after Canberra blocks DPRK embassy bid

North Korea sends greetings to new Australian Prime Minister
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald September 24, 2013
Export “banned list” for North Korea not meant as punishment, China insists

Export “banned list” for North Korea not meant as punishment, China insists

Expert says news is "a clear signal that Chinese support for the DPRK is ebbing"

Export “banned list” for North Korea not meant as punishment, China insists
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 24, 2013
KCNA threatens ‘severe punishment’ following media reports

KCNA threatens ‘severe punishment’ following media reports

Asahi Shimbun story linked Kim Jong Un's wife to executed musicians

KCNA threatens ‘severe punishment’ following media reports
Debbie Jeong
Debbie Jeong September 23, 2013
Japanese media in rare visit to border area of North Korea

Japanese media in rare visit to border area of North Korea

Media accompany elderly delegation seeking to commemorate dead

Japanese media in rare visit to border area of North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 23, 2013
Family reunions postponed by North Korea

Family reunions postponed by North Korea

Advanced age of applicants for reunions creates sense of urgency

Family reunions postponed by North Korea
Debbie Jeong
Debbie Jeong September 20, 2013