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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

N. Korean doctor and wife captured by Islamic State in Libya: local media

N. Korean doctor and wife captured by Islamic State in Libya: local media

Pair were captured after returning from work at local hospital, local media says

N. Korean doctor and wife captured by Islamic State in Libya: local media
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 25, 2015
North Korea blasts May 24 sanctions

North Korea blasts May 24 sanctions

Article claims measures put in place in 2010 are a "cancer", barrier to dialogue

North Korea blasts May 24 sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 25, 2015
N. Korea watchers see little hope for long-term impact from WomenCross

N. Korea watchers see little hope for long-term impact from WomenCross

Experts keen on engagement see need for further work to build on march, which looks unlikely to materialize

N. Korea watchers see little hope for long-term impact from WomenCross
Rob York
Rob York May 25, 2015
South Korea and U.S. prepare to activate joint division

South Korea and U.S. prepare to activate joint division

New formation could bring long-term impacts for U.S.-ROK joint training, wartime OPCON transfer

South Korea and U.S. prepare to activate joint division
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson May 25, 2015
Women activists cross DMZ between North, South Korea

Women activists cross DMZ between North, South Korea

WomenCrossDMZ group not allowed to walk across the DMZ, instead taking bus most of the way

Women activists cross DMZ between North, South Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 24, 2015
North, South Korea reach KIC wage agreement

North, South Korea reach KIC wage agreement

Minimum wage to be maintained at original $70.35 per month: MoU

North, South Korea reach KIC wage agreement
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi May 22, 2015
Experts debate breaking the inter-Korean deadlock

Experts debate breaking the inter-Korean deadlock

Regime watchers from progressive, conservative camps divided on Park policy, options for unification and coexistence

Experts debate breaking the inter-Korean deadlock
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi May 22, 2015
Video captured of Kim Jong Un’s brother at Clapton concert

Video captured of Kim Jong Un’s brother at Clapton concert

Little-seen older sibling of North Korean leader spotted at back-to-back performances by English guitarist

Video captured of Kim Jong Un’s brother at Clapton concert
Tourism to North Korea dropped 40% in 2014 – NK News survey

Tourism to North Korea dropped 40% in 2014 – NK News survey

Tourism takes dive due to combination of factors caused by Pyongyang

Tourism to North Korea dropped 40% in 2014 – NK News survey
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 21, 2015
Journalists cannot cover N.Korean border crossing event at Panmunjom

Journalists cannot cover N.Korean border crossing event at Panmunjom

Media coverage of WomenCrossDMZ would legitimize crossing at Panmunjom, MoU official tells Yonhap

Journalists cannot cover N.Korean border crossing event at Panmunjom
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 21, 2015