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A senior ranking North Korean army chief that paid an official visit to Cuba in early July – just weeks before Panama...August 30, 2013 by Chad O'Carroll
Ethnic minorities are very rare in North Korea, which prides itself on its homogeneity. However, some ethnic Koreans in the...August 12, 2013 by Andrei Lankov
Ethnic minorites are very rare in North Korea, which prides itself on its homogeneity. However, some ethnic in the DPRK are...August 08, 2013 by Andrei Lankov
Pak To Chun, North Korea’s chief operating officer of its conventional and advanced weapons programs, has not made any...August 08, 2013 by Michael Madden
SEOUL – South Korean media reported that Kim Ok, the last wife of Kim Jong Il, was removed from all official positions on...July 05, 2013 by Andrei Lankov
SEOUL – Kim Jong Un has promoted Minister of People's Security Choe Pu Il to the rank of General, a KCNA dispatch said on...June 11, 2013 by James Pearson
Kim Jong Un’s May appearances broke away from recent precedent, and featured not only economic appearances, which he has...June 06, 2013 by Luke Herman
SEOUL – Kim Kyok Sik has been named in a KCNA dispatch as returning to the position of Chief of Korean People's Army (KPA)...May 22, 2013 by James Pearson
SEOUL – North Korea has acquired a new Armed Forces minister, the third in a less than a year, but not much is known about...May 14, 2013 by Andrei Lankov
WASHINGTON D.C. – North Korea announced the appointment of a new defense minister, Jang Jong Nam, to take over Kim Kyok...May 14, 2013 by Michael Madden
In this exclusive analysis, Luke Herman uses the "North Korea Leadership Tracker" to assess what has been going on inside...May 08, 2013 by Luke Herman
by Stephan Haggard and Luke Herman The recent round of rhetorical escalation between North Korea, South Korea and the U.S....April 05, 2013 by NK News
WASHINGTON D.C. – Pak Pong Ju, a former Prime Minister and rumoured proponent of Chinese-style economic reforms, has been...April 01, 2013 by NK News
by Darcie Draudt Over the past six months or so, international English-language news media outlets addressing the question...March 12, 2013 by SINO-NK
Part three of the NK NEWS Study Guide focuses on eight of the Korean peninsula's most crucial years between 1945 and 1953. It...March 08, 2013 by Gianluca Spezza
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