Experts say state media coverage seeks to ‘humanize’ the leader, regardless of whether the tears are genuine or theater
Statement accuses Washington of ‘double standards’ after criticizing other nations for vetoing resolutions against DPRK
New toys feature similar logo, figurines and more in what appears to be DPRK’s latest knockoff of foreign products
Expert says DPRK appears to have concluded there are few benefits to maintaining historical presence in region
Expert says luxury brands are status symbol for North Korean elite but that sanctions likely limit import of new lines
Official tells NK News that DPRK provided no reason for decision, the 7th confirmed mission closure since last month
Expert says rare state media mention of Canadians’ case appears tied to Spavor’s recent accusations against Kovrig
Mission closure is 6th in last month, a trend expert says is likely due to fewer opportunities to earn funds for regime
27 countries in union also express concern about DPRK-Russia military cooperation, while calling for UN response
Expert says agreement will inject life into sanctions monitoring as Russia and China stonewall new measures
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