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ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says
News

ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says

US highlights how South Korean laws restrict freedoms, while finding no changes to DPRK’s poor human rights situation

ROK ban on North Korean media limits free speech, State Department says
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 23, 2024
Breaking the deadlock: When China took the lead in talks with North Korea
Analysis

Breaking the deadlock: When China took the lead in talks with North Korea

Beijing proved its ability to negotiate with US, DPRK and ROK in past, and it may be last hope to revive diplomacy now

Breaking the deadlock: When China took the lead in talks with North Korea
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal April 23, 2024
North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia
News

North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia

Expert describes uptick in contact between two sides as Moscow’s bid to repay Pyongyang for weapons supplies

North Korean agricultural and forestry delegations to visit Russia
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 22, 2024
North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media
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North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media

First such tests since February come amid joint US-ROK air force drills, though leader Kim Jong Un not reported present

North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 20, 2024
North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip
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North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip

DPRK accuses Linda Thomas-Greenfield of ignoring deteriorating situation in Middle East by visiting ROK and Japan

North Korea slams US envoy for ‘begging’ to revive sanctions during Asia trip
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park April 19, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung’s birthday bash, a $2M gift to Chongryon, Bulgaria-DPRK ties and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung April 18, 2024
The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
North Korea News Podcast

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy
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US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy

Linda Thomas-Greenfield signals US doesn’t expect deal to save Panel of Experts after Russia vetoed mandate last month

US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 17, 2024
US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods
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US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods

Ri Myong Ho faces 20 charges for alleged money laundering and other crimes while working at DPRK Embassy in Thailand

US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 17, 2024
Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension
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Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension

Activity at Rason could aim to resume coal transshipment as two countries engage in alleged arms trade at adjacent piers

Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 16, 2024
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