January 21, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery
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Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery

Train appears to have arrived after crossing from China on Monday, revealing details about new import operation

Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 18, 2022
US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests

US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests

Sung Kim and other nuclear envoys urge talks with Pyongyang while discussing sanctions against regime

US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 18, 2022
North Korea says it successfully launched ‘tactical guided missiles’ on Monday

North Korea says it successfully launched ‘tactical guided missiles’ on Monday

North Korea's fourth missile test this month was likely KN24 short-range ballistic missiles, says expert

North Korea says it successfully launched ‘tactical guided missiles’ on Monday
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 18, 2022
Yoon Suk-yeol doubles down on preemptive strike to stop North Korean attack

Yoon Suk-yeol doubles down on preemptive strike to stop North Korean attack

Conservative presidential candidate says North Korea the ‘main enemy’ as opponents accuse him of anti-communist populism

Yoon Suk-yeol doubles down on preemptive strike to stop North Korean attack
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 17, 2022
North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government

North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government

Beijing foreign ministry statement follows reports that first rail shipment in 17 months crossed into DPRK on Monday

North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government
Arius Derr
Arius Derr January 17, 2022
Lee Jae-myung vows to resume joint tourism at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang

Lee Jae-myung vows to resume joint tourism at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang

Project has been shuttered since 2008, and Kim Jong Un appeared to turn his back on it in 2019

Lee Jae-myung vows to resume joint tourism at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 17, 2022
US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank

US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank

Ruling follows 2018 district court decision to award Warmbier family half a billion dollars in wrongful death suit

US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 17, 2022
North Korea fires two short-range missiles from Pyongyang area: JCS

North Korea fires two short-range missiles from Pyongyang area: JCS

Apparent ballistic missile launch is North Korea's fourth missile test of January

North Korea fires two short-range missiles from Pyongyang area: JCS
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 17, 2022
North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources

North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources

Train set to cross into North Korea on Monday as the country faces shortages from prolonged pandemic restrictions

North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Colin Zwirko January 16, 2022
North Korea tested train-launched ballistic missiles again: State media

North Korea tested train-launched ballistic missiles again: State media

‘Surprise’ drill on Friday launched two ‘tactical guided missiles’ using short-range system introduced in Sept. 2021

North Korea tested train-launched ballistic missiles again: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 15, 2022