April 21, 2024

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

FIFA fines North Korea $11K for scrapping World Cup qualifier against Japan

FIFA fines North Korea $11K for scrapping World Cup qualifier against Japan

Pyongyang unlikely to pay fine and will see minimum penalty as ‘reward’ for last-minute cancellation, expert says

FIFA fines North Korea $11K for scrapping World Cup qualifier against Japan
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 3, 2024
North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

Solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile allows DPRK to launch nukes 'quickly, accurately and powerfully'

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 3, 2024
US, ROK and Japan hold nuclear bomber drills after North Korean missile launch

US, ROK and Japan hold nuclear bomber drills after North Korean missile launch

Seoul says first trilateral air drills of the year seek to deter DPRK’s ‘advancing nuclear and missile threats’

US, ROK and Japan hold nuclear bomber drills after North Korean missile launch
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 2, 2024
South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea

South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea

Seoul also designates Russian companies linked to DPRK’s deployment of overseas IT workers to earn money for regime

South Korea sanctions Russian ships over alleged arms shipments to North Korea
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 2, 2024
Seoul accuses North Korea of meddling in elections by ‘belittling’ Yoon Suk-yeol

Seoul accuses North Korea of meddling in elections by ‘belittling’ Yoon Suk-yeol

ROK claims anti-Yoon articles in state media are ‘serious threat’ — even though most South Koreans can’t read them

Seoul accuses North Korea of meddling in elections by ‘belittling’ Yoon Suk-yeol
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park April 2, 2024
North Korea fires suspected intermediate-range missile weeks after engine test

North Korea fires suspected intermediate-range missile weeks after engine test

Latest ballistic missile launch follows uptick in Kim Jong Un guiding weapons tests and military drills in last month

North Korea fires suspected intermediate-range missile weeks after engine test
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Colin Zwirko April 2, 2024
ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea

ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea

NIS denies allegations of unlawful monitoring, citing investigation into suspect linked to DPRK organization

ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 1, 2024
Kim Jong Un building new university to train officials to support family’s rule

Kim Jong Un building new university to train officials to support family’s rule

North Korean leader tours cadre training school amid push to reform institution central to regime survival

Kim Jong Un building new university to train officials to support family’s rule
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 1, 2024
Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto

Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto

Moscow’s foreign ministry accuses West of killing UN Panel of Experts by rejecting Russian proposals for sunset clauses

Russia calls sanctions panel an ‘obedient tool’ of North Korea’s foes after veto
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin April 1, 2024
Pro-North Korea friendship groups to gather in Pyongyang for first time in years

Pro-North Korea friendship groups to gather in Pyongyang for first time in years

Delegates from UK, Russia, Hungary and Brazil among those expected to join Kim Il Sung birthday celebrations in April

Pro-North Korea friendship groups to gather in Pyongyang for first time in years
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 29, 2024