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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
Seoul resumes propaganda broadcasts after more North Korean balloon launches

Seoul resumes propaganda broadcasts after more North Korean balloon launches

National Security Council authorized loudspeaker use near border after DPRK sent some 330 balloons south on Saturday

Seoul resumes propaganda broadcasts after more North Korean balloon launches
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 9, 2024
North Korea launches trash balloons toward South Korea: ROK military

North Korea launches trash balloons toward South Korea: ROK military

New wave of DPRK balloons is likely a response to defector-activists’ latest launches of anti-regime leaflets and cash

North Korea launches trash balloons toward South Korea: ROK military
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 9, 2024
North Korea urges children to provide weapons to boost country’s military power

North Korea urges children to provide weapons to boost country’s military power

Expert says directive targeting DPRK youth highlights regime’s will to use all available resources to achieve objectives

North Korea urges children to provide weapons to boost country’s military power
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 7, 2024
North Korea clears land at six locations inside DMZ, satellite imagery shows

North Korea clears land at six locations inside DMZ, satellite imagery shows

Experts say land clearing is likely aimed at bolstering defense with one section crossing military demarcation line

North Korea clears land at six locations inside DMZ, satellite imagery shows
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park June 7, 2024
North Korea revives World Cup qualification hopes with crucial win against Syria

North Korea revives World Cup qualification hopes with crucial win against Syria

The match was a must-win for the DPRK men’s team, which will now face off against Myanmar next week

North Korea revives World Cup qualification hopes with crucial win against Syria
Joe Smith
Joe Smith | Shreyas Reddy June 7, 2024
Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years

Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years

Forty-one Russian nationals left from Far East after local governor floated rail resumption last month

Russian tourist train departs for North Korea for first time in four years
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin June 6, 2024