State media review: North Korean drama doubles down on violence and adult themes
An in-depth analysis of a provocative spy show, criticism of the UN chief, updates on COVID and more
State television aired the second episode of a new serial drama that features unusually explicit content this week, this time featuring a real historical figure whom founding leader Kim Il Sung accused of spying for the U.S.
The DPRK’s foreign ministry sharply criticized U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres after he condemned the country’s nuclear development, the latest in a series of broadsides accusing the U.N. chief of supporting Washington’s interests.
State media urged people to be more cautious about preventing COVID-19 infections even as it reports no suspected cases, while
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