July 07, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media

Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media

Seoul says DPRK also opened floodgates near border without notice, as monsoon rains lash the peninsula

Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 30, 2022
Tours to truce village on North Korean border to resume after COVID suspension

Tours to truce village on North Korean border to resume after COVID suspension

UN Command has repeatedly halted educational visits to Joint Security Area during pandemic, including since January

Tours to truce village on North Korean border to resume after COVID suspension
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 30, 2022
US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

Leaders of three countries express concern about growing DPRK threats as they hold first talks since 2017

US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 30, 2022
Defector activist flies balloons with COVID aid toward North Korea again

Defector activist flies balloons with COVID aid toward North Korea again

Park Sang-hak says he conducted his second launch this month despite Seoul’s appeal for restraint

Defector activist flies balloons with COVID aid toward North Korea again
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 29, 2022
Seoul should explain official’s killing by North Korea: UN human rights envoy

Seoul should explain official’s killing by North Korea: UN human rights envoy

Tomás Ojea Quintana emphasizes family of victim’s right to know and says South Korea shouldn’t ‘politicize’ case

Seoul should explain official’s killing by North Korea: UN human rights envoy
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 29, 2022
North Korea to allow foreigners to visit water parks, a first during pandemic

North Korea to allow foreigners to visit water parks, a first during pandemic

Revised rules seen by NK News show authorities easing more restrictions in Pyongyang after lifting lockdown last month

North Korea to allow foreigners to visit water parks, a first during pandemic
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 29, 2022
G7 leaders urge full implementation of UN sanctions against North Korea

G7 leaders urge full implementation of UN sanctions against North Korea

Joint statement condemns DPRK’s repeated missile testing, as US prepares to talk new sanctions with South Korea

G7 leaders urge full implementation of UN sanctions against North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 29, 2022
Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline

Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline

Unification ministry says North Korea did not reply to regular call this morning, as heavy rains raise flooding concerns

Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022
Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware
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Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware

DarkHotel group with possible ties to Seoul’s spy agency lures journalist and nonprofit worker using malicious emails

Suspected South Korean hackers target North Korea experts with novel malware
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee June 28, 2022
Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US

Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US

DPRK’s new plans for front-line units violate ‘spirit’ of inter-Korean military deal, Kwon Young-se tells reporters

Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022