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What a recent funeral in North Korea says about leadership in Pyongyang
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What a recent funeral in North Korea says about leadership in Pyongyang

Defense minister and army politburo chief conspicuous no-shows at state funeral as DPRK battles ongoing COVID outbreak

What a recent funeral in North Korea says about leadership in Pyongyang
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser May 23, 2022
Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
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Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery

Kim publicly announced major construction projects in North Korea should continue as millions battle omicron infection

Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 23, 2022
Tens of thousands line Pyongyang streets for funeral amid COVID lockdown
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Tens of thousands line Pyongyang streets for funeral amid COVID lockdown

Show of confidence in virus control measures comes after state media said authorities ‘stably suppressed’ outbreak

Tens of thousands line Pyongyang streets for funeral amid COVID lockdown
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 23, 2022
US, South Korea move to ‘expand’ joint military exercises to counter North Korea
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US, South Korea move to ‘expand’ joint military exercises to counter North Korea

At Seoul summit, Biden and Yoon commit to deploy US ‘strategic’ assets on peninsula and offer COVID aid to DPRK

US, South Korea move to ‘expand’ joint military exercises to counter North Korea
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim May 21, 2022
North Korea making ‘progress’ in COVID-19 fight but issues remain: Kim Jong Un
COVID-19

North Korea making ‘progress’ in COVID-19 fight but issues remain: Kim Jong Un

Authorities report almost 220,000 new suspected virus cases and one new death as Kim convenes another politburo meeting

North Korea making ‘progress’ in COVID-19 fight but issues remain: Kim Jong Un
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 21, 2022
State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
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State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19

An in-depth look at wall-to-wall coverage of the country’s first outbreak in television and print media

State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung May 20, 2022
North Korean ICBM test ‘imminent’ ahead of US-ROK summit, says Seoul official
COVID-19

North Korean ICBM test ‘imminent’ ahead of US-ROK summit, says Seoul official

The official also suggested US expressed willingness to supply DPRK with COVID-19 aid but that Pyongyang unresponsive

North Korean ICBM test ‘imminent’ ahead of US-ROK summit, says Seoul official
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 18, 2022
Kim Jong Un hints at leadership purges due to COVID outbreak failures
COVID-19

Kim Jong Un hints at leadership purges due to COVID outbreak failures

North Korea records over 230,000 new ‘fever’ cases and six deaths as Kim calls for building new treatment centers

Kim Jong Un hints at leadership purges due to COVID outbreak failures
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 18, 2022
Yoon appoints lawmaker Cho Tae-yong as South Korea’s next ambassador to US
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Yoon appoints lawmaker Cho Tae-yong as South Korea’s next ambassador to US

Cho previously helped support denuclearization talks with North Korea and was ambassador to Ireland and Australia

Yoon appoints lawmaker Cho Tae-yong as South Korea’s next ambassador to US
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 17, 2022
North Korea mobilizes army in fight against COVID-19 spread: State media
COVID-19

North Korea mobilizes army in fight against COVID-19 spread: State media

Six more deaths and over 269,000 ‘fever’ patients also recorded since Sunday

North Korea mobilizes army in fight against COVID-19 spread: State media
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 17, 2022
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