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North Korea rejects six media requests to cover World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang
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North Korea rejects six media requests to cover World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang

NK News among outlets denied entry for match against Japan, which expert attributes to hardline DPRK policy toward ROK

North Korea rejects six media requests to cover World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang
Kosuke TakahashiKosuke Takahashi March 19, 2024
Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties
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Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties

Delegations from Far East and culture ministry mark latest push to expand cooperation beyond arms sales for Ukraine war

Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 19, 2024
North Korea calls ROK by official name in broadcast on inter-Korean soccer match
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North Korea calls ROK by official name in broadcast on inter-Korean soccer match

Expert says shift from referring to South team as ‘puppets’ reflects DPRK’s new policy viewing ROK as separate country

North Korea calls ROK by official name in broadcast on inter-Korean soccer match
Lina ParkLina Park March 19, 2024
State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
Analysis

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day

An in-depth review of lip service for gender equality, a report on soccer victory, Tree Planting Day and more

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung March 14, 2024
North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333
North Korea News Podcast

North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333

The NK News team talks Freedom Shield drills, the status of the DPRK’s social media accounts and more

North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 13, 2024
Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans interact with nature?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans interact with nature?

An escapee writes about the devastation of the DPRK environment and why few people think about conservation

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans interact with nature?
Jin March 13, 2024
North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere
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North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere

Air Koryo trots out Soviet-era Ilyushin Il-18 to show off new skyscrapers in Pyongyang in novel form of domestic tourism

North Korea takes top communist moms sightseeing on rare flights to nowhere
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 12, 2024
North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled
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North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled

AFC says men’s World Cup qualifier will not be relocated, setting stage for return of international sport to DPRK

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled
Joe SmithJoe Smith March 12, 2024
Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
Analysis

Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays

DPRK has killed its presence on X, YouTube and more, but its past activities may provide clues on what’s to come

Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team
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Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team

Ri Yong-jik moves to Anyang FC after 11 year career in Japan, becoming latest North Korean to play for ROK club

Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team
Joe SmithJoe Smith March 8, 2024
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