December 04, 2022

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Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. He previously worked as a researcher at BBC Monitoring, where his work focused on news and key people and organizations from the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Follow him on Twitter @shreyas_k_reddy.

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14 countries condemn North Korean ICBM launch amid UN Security Council inaction

14 countries condemn North Korean ICBM launch amid UN Security Council inaction

US accuses Russia and China of ‘blatant obstructionism’ after council fails to agree to joint statement of condemnation

14 countries condemn North Korean ICBM launch amid UN Security Council inaction
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 22, 2022
Reveal of Kim Jong Un’s daughter sets her up as successor: Ex-DPRK officials

Reveal of Kim Jong Un’s daughter sets her up as successor: Ex-DPRK officials

Some experts see sign North Korea will be nuke state for generations, while others see effort to ‘humanize’ leader

Reveal of Kim Jong Un’s daughter sets her up as successor: Ex-DPRK officials
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Shreyas Reddy November 19, 2022
US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul

US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul

Washington reaffirms it will defend South Korea with ‘nuclear’ options as DPRK continues burst of missile testing

US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 18, 2022
North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul

Photos and videos seen by NK News show a white contrail visible from Pyongyang, indicating launch from Sunan airport

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy November 18, 2022
South Korean textbook to refer to North Korea as ‘regime,’ not ‘government’

South Korean textbook to refer to North Korea as ‘regime,’ not ‘government’

Change consistent with conservative administrations’ efforts to portray DPRK as ‘evil,’ expert says

South Korean textbook to refer to North Korea as ‘regime,’ not ‘government’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 17, 2022
North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation

North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation

Foreign minister slams recent trilateral summit and US efforts to strengthen extended deterrence to its regional allies

North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 17, 2022
Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds

Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds

38 North says ‘ubiquitous’ mobile phones form basis for private economy but allow government to track users’ every move

Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 16, 2022
Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face

Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face

US president warns of ‘defensive’ action and says Beijing has ‘obligation’ to try to dissuade DPRK from nuclear testing

Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 15, 2022
US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles

US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles

US official says Biden to warn China that US will boost military presence in region if DPRK keeps up weapons program

US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 14, 2022
Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages

Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages

DPRK’s Soviet-era fleet in desperate need of modernization, but experts say costs involved may be too big to overcome

Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 11, 2022