February 22, 2024

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

DPRK top diplomat and Chinese vice foreign minister vow to bolster ties in 2024

DPRK top diplomat and Chinese vice foreign minister vow to bolster ties in 2024

Chinese delegation visits DPRK as Beijing and Pyongyang celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations

DPRK top diplomat and Chinese vice foreign minister vow to bolster ties in 2024
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Joe Smith January 26, 2024
North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

But expert calls report, which fails to reveal official statistics, a routine bashing of countries hostile to DPRK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 26, 2024
North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report

North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report

Light water reactor may help DPRK produce up to a dozen new nuclear weapons per year but unclear if fully online

North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin January 26, 2024
Mongolian ambassador and embassy staff arrived in Pyongyang in Dec: Sources

Mongolian ambassador and embassy staff arrived in Pyongyang in Dec: Sources

Rotation of diplomat and staff is only third after China and Russia since DPRK shut its borders in 2020

Mongolian ambassador and embassy staff arrived in Pyongyang in Dec: Sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Joe Smith January 25, 2024
North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report
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North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report

DPRK cybercriminals behind over half of all crypto stolen last year as annual haul marks country’s second-highest ever

North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 25, 2024
Russian foreign minister evades topic of North Korea arms trade in interview

Russian foreign minister evades topic of North Korea arms trade in interview

Moscow’s top diplomat challenged Washington to back up its claims of Russia-DPRK arms trade with evidence

Russian foreign minister evades topic of North Korea arms trade in interview
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 25, 2024
Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting

Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting

Two-day Politburo meeting follows Kim's announcement of new 'local development 20×10 policy' earlier this month

Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 25, 2024
North Korea says it tested new cruise missile

North Korea says it tested new cruise missile

'Pulhwasal-3-31' launch not connected to 'regional situation,' state media reports

North Korea says it tested new cruise missile
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 25, 2024
North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula

North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula

Experts say millions residing outside Pyongyang at particular risk of exposure as temperatures plummet well below zero

North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park January 24, 2024
Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review

South Korea pressures China about its forced repatriation of DPRK escapees for first time at Universal Periodic Review

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer January 24, 2024
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