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“Chukbae!”: The rise of North Korean beer
Increased quantity and quality herald social change, but large-scale export remains unlikely
Italy: North Korea’s lost friend in the West?
Once a pioneer of engagement with Pyongyang, Rome's interest has waned in recent years
Will Pope Francis visit North Korea?
His maverick style makes a visit possible, though institutional hurdles could scupper a summit
“Ciao compagno!” North Korea’s long, stormy relationship with Italy
The untold historical bromance between Rome and Pyongyang
Why the EU isn’t likely to back Moon anytime soon
Even if Brussels were interested in playing a greater role, the North Koreans aren’t keen
Why Japan is pushing to join the Greater Tumen Initiative
Tokyo sees the multilateral infrastructure project as route to summit with Kim, source says