October 16, 2021

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns

North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns

Report says sanctions, oppressive border lockdowns push North Koreans to choose between hunger and COVID-19

North Koreans suffer amid ‘creeping apathy’ from the world, UN watchdog warns
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 12, 2021
Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 

Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 

Noh Kyu-duk and Igor Morgulo will discuss ways to cooperate on the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 12, 2021
Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’

Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’

In new type of weapon exhibition, Kim Jong Un stresses ‘defensive’ capabilities and criticizes South Korean arms buildup

Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’
Where does presidential nominee Lee Jae-myung stand on North Korea?

Where does presidential nominee Lee Jae-myung stand on North Korea?

Lee promised to uphold legacy of Democratic predecessors, but experts say any policy change depends on US

Where does presidential nominee Lee Jae-myung stand on North Korea?
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 11, 2021
North Korea boasts of ‘full-scale’ work towards new space capabilities

North Korea boasts of ‘full-scale’ work towards new space capabilities

State media promotes aerospace tech developments after Kim Jong Un ordered new recon satellite in early 2021

North Korea boasts of ‘full-scale’ work towards new space capabilities
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 11, 2021
North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment

North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment

World Health Organization said DPRK received personal protective equipment, masks and test reagents

North Korea reports no COVID-19 cases amid reports of humanitarian aid shipment
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 11, 2021
No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday

No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday

A year after marking Party Foundation Day with new ICBM and parade, holiday passes with smaller events in 2021

No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 11, 2021
Last embassy from EU country shuts down in Pyongyang, say sources

Last embassy from EU country shuts down in Pyongyang, say sources

Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang closes down after last two foreign embassy workers exit country

Last embassy from EU country shuts down in Pyongyang, say sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 10, 2021
No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday

No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday

Any celebrations likely to be muted as sources in Pyongyang observe no indications of big upcoming event

No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 9, 2021
Kim Jong Un worked on tourist resort designs during 2021 absences: KCTV

Kim Jong Un worked on tourist resort designs during 2021 absences: KCTV

Pyongyang expo shows off designs for trains, ships and space shuttle slide similar to one Kim family used

Kim Jong Un worked on tourist resort designs during 2021 absences: KCTV
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 8, 2021