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North Korean athletes to skip Asian Para Games over anti-doping ruling
News

North Korean athletes to skip Asian Para Games over anti-doping ruling

Organizers say DPRK made decision after being told athletes could not compete under their flag

North Korean athletes to skip Asian Para Games over anti-doping ruling
Joe SmithJoe Smith October 17, 2023
Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in God?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in God?

A DPRK escapee writes about the fatal consequences citizens face if they are found to worship the wrong religion

Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in God?
Rose October 17, 2023
K-pop star says North Koreans confessed they were her fans at Pyongyang concert
News

K-pop star says North Koreans confessed they were her fans at Pyongyang concert

Claims by singer Ailee speak to spread of South Korean content despite DPRK laws against its consumption, expert says

K-pop star says North Koreans confessed they were her fans at Pyongyang concert
Joe SmithJoe Smith October 17, 2023
The towering North Korean basketball star denied a shot at NBA glory
Features

The towering North Korean basketball star denied a shot at NBA glory

7-foot-6 Ri Myong Hun would have been tallest player in league history, but sanctions and tensions scuppered his chances

The towering North Korean basketball star denied a shot at NBA glory
Yong Ja HongYong Ja Hong October 16, 2023
State media review: North Korea attacks sanction-enforcing Francophones
Analysis

State media review: North Korea attacks sanction-enforcing Francophones

An in-depth analysis of French and Canadian sanctions monitoring, the latest Cabinet meeting, a boy on fire and more

State media review: North Korea attacks sanction-enforcing Francophones
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung October 12, 2023
The highs and lows of North Korea’s sporting return at the Asian Games
Features

The highs and lows of North Korea’s sporting return at the Asian Games

From weightlifting world records to scuffles on the soccer pitch, DPRK athletes had all eyes on them in Hangzhou

The highs and lows of North Korea’s sporting return at the Asian Games
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy October 12, 2023
How North Korea is weighing in on Hamas attacks on Israel – Ep. 310
North Korea News Podcast

How North Korea is weighing in on Hamas attacks on Israel – Ep. 310

The NK News team discusses the Hamas attacks, the Asian Games, a DPRK-Russia crypto ‘shadow economy’ and more

How North Korea is weighing in on Hamas attacks on Israel – Ep. 310
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News October 11, 2023
North Korean women fall to Japan in Asian Games soccer final
News

North Korean women fall to Japan in Asian Games soccer final

Nadeshiko Japan pours it on after close first half to take gold, though DPRK athletes performed better in other sports

North Korean women fall to Japan in Asian Games soccer final
Yong Ja HongYong Ja Hong October 9, 2023
North Korea claims youth built 80-story Art Deco skyscraper in under 7 months
News

North Korea claims youth built 80-story Art Deco skyscraper in under 7 months

Major Pyongyang project Kim Jong Un conceived to give teens ‘hardship’ experience misses his Oct. 10 holiday deadline

North Korea claims youth built 80-story Art Deco skyscraper in under 7 months
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 9, 2023
How outside information spreads in North Korea – Ep. 309
North Korea News Podcast

How outside information spreads in North Korea – Ep. 309

Steven Denney talks about how relationships impact the sharing of foreign media, and how the government tries to stop it

How outside information spreads in North Korea – Ep. 309
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News October 4, 2023
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