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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korean rights activist wins congressional primary

North Korean rights activist wins congressional primary

Suzanne Scholte will seek to unseat Democratic incumbent in fall general election

North Korean rights activist wins congressional primary
Rob York
Rob York May 12, 2014
State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Department call for funding proposals contradicts "do no harm" strategy advocated by UN COI

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment
North Korea to consider human rights recommendations

North Korea to consider human rights recommendations

DPRK agrees to examine 185 recommendations made by the Human Rights Council

North Korea to consider human rights recommendations
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 8, 2014
President Obama a “wicked black monkey” – North Korean state media

President Obama a “wicked black monkey” – North Korean state media

Korean-only article published by North Korean state media outlet contains highly racist language

President Obama a “wicked black monkey” – North Korean state media
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 8, 2014
North Korea ready for nuke test – South Korean Defense Minister

North Korea ready for nuke test – South Korean Defense Minister

South Korean Defense Minister says North Korea now fully prepared for nuclear test

North Korea ready for nuke test – South Korean Defense Minister
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 8, 2014
North Korea and Nigeria sign cooperation agreement

North Korea and Nigeria sign cooperation agreement

Nigeria and DPRK agree to share knowledge on information technology in nine point communique.

North Korea and Nigeria sign cooperation agreement
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 7, 2014
“Imminent Signs” of Nuclear test – US Military

“Imminent Signs” of Nuclear test – US Military

Developments at Punggye-ri site indicate possibility of coming nuclear test

“Imminent Signs” of Nuclear test – US Military
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 7, 2014
Nuclear tests could backfire on North – S. Korea FM

Nuclear tests could backfire on North – S. Korea FM

Official says Seoul, UN will work to seal loopholes in previous sanctions if fourth test proceeds

Nuclear tests could backfire on North – S. Korea FM
Rob York
Rob York May 7, 2014
China refutes existence of North Korea collapse document

China refutes existence of North Korea collapse document

Experts also cast doubt on Japanese agency's report on Chinese contingency plan

China refutes existence of North Korea collapse document
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 6, 2014
Japan confiscates North Korean table tennis players’ souvenirs, equipment – report

Japan confiscates North Korean table tennis players’ souvenirs, equipment – report

Japan employs strict customs practices regarding travel to or from N. Korea

Japan confiscates North Korean table tennis players’ souvenirs, equipment – report
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi May 6, 2014