July 02, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

Twenty fighter jets fly in formation to practice ‘overwhelming response’ to enemy threats, ROK military says

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’
North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records

North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records

Mun Chol Myong, who the US says has ties to DPRK's top spy agency, could face substantial jail time and fines

North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 7, 2022
US concerned North Korea could test a nuke in ‘coming days’: State Department

US concerned North Korea could test a nuke in ‘coming days’: State Department

Warning comes as IAEA says it sees signs DPRK is preparing to test an atomic weapon

US concerned North Korea could test a nuke in ‘coming days’: State Department
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 7, 2022
North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

DPRK’s foreign ministry warns ‘anti-DPRK pressure campaign’ will only accelerate its ‘self-defense measures’

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
North Korea adds skyscraper, simplifies designs for major new housing project
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North Korea adds skyscraper, simplifies designs for major new housing project

State media says framework construction ‘nearing completion’ at 10,000-home project in Pyongyang’s Hwasong area

North Korea adds skyscraper, simplifies designs for major new housing project
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 6, 2022
Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on smuggling due to COVID fears

Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on smuggling due to COVID fears

Officials in Dandong appear to worry the DPRK’s outbreak could spill over and cause new virus resurgence

Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on smuggling due to COVID fears
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer June 6, 2022
US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

ROK military says test shows ability to strike the ‘origin of provocation’ following DPRK test of 8 ballistic missiles

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

First known DPRK weapons test in June follows rare joint military training between US and ROK last week

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 5, 2022
US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

Rare naval exercise comes after both sides appear set to expand scope of exercises, redeploy strategic assets in region

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 4, 2022
Gavi ‘understands’ North Korea administering COVID-19 vaccines from China

Gavi ‘understands’ North Korea administering COVID-19 vaccines from China

Global vaccine alliance tells NK News that Beijing provided doses, without stating number or type of vaccines

Gavi ‘understands’ North Korea administering COVID-19 vaccines from China
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts June 4, 2022
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