December 01, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

South Korean man allegedly violated foreign transactions law as head of organization that engaged with DPRK

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 11, 2022
Canine symbols of inter-Korean peace at center of spat between ROK presidents

Canine symbols of inter-Korean peace at center of spat between ROK presidents

Ex-president Moon Jae-in claims Yoon administration no longer wants him to raise Pungsan dogs gifted by Kim Jong Un

Canine symbols of inter-Korean peace at center of spat between ROK presidents
Yeji Chung
Yeji Chung November 10, 2022
Law banning leafleting toward North Korea unconstitutional: Unification minister

Law banning leafleting toward North Korea unconstitutional: Unification minister

Kwon Young-se criticizes law in opinion to Constitutional Court months after his own ministry warned it will enforce it

Law banning leafleting toward North Korea unconstitutional: Unification minister
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 10, 2022
North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity

North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity

Statement comes as DPRK hackers have allegedly stolen hundreds of millions this year to fund its weapons programs

North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 10, 2022
Seoul seeks to upgrade nuclear response center as North Korean threats increase

Seoul seeks to upgrade nuclear response center as North Korean threats increase

WMD headquarters proposed by defense ministry would also assist with responses to cyber, electronic and space threats

Seoul seeks to upgrade nuclear response center as North Korean threats increase
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 10, 2022
Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo

Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo

Clothing choices have grown along with foreign media influence, but event shows options still dictated from above

Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 9, 2022
Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years

Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years

Ramon Olorunwa Abbas flaunted wealth on social media that he earned in part by conspiring to help Pyongyang, US says

Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 9, 2022
North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

Latest launch comes as South Korea continues defense exercises that state media uses to justify weapons tests

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests

US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests

Treasury alleges men helped DPRK fund weapons programs, while doubling down on designation of Tornado Cash crypto mixer

US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 9, 2022
North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

Recovered debris shows DPRK projectile launched across maritime border is similar to Russian weapons in use in Ukraine

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
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