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North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation
Investigations

North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation

Locals tell NK News physicians provide good care, but experts stress sanctions forbid DPRK nationals from working abroad

North Korean doctors working in Congo pose sanctions dilemma: Investigation
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer December 5, 2023
North Korea closes embassies in Senegal and Guinea as Africa exodus continues
News

North Korea closes embassies in Senegal and Guinea as Africa exodus continues

Expert says DPRK appears to have concluded there are few benefits to maintaining historical presence in region

North Korea closes embassies in Senegal and Guinea as Africa exodus continues
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joe Smith December 5, 2023
Head of pro-North Korea group arrested in Spain over US crypto charges
News

Head of pro-North Korea group arrested in Spain over US crypto charges

Spanish aristocrat Alejandro Cao de Benos insists he can’t be extradited over allegations he advised DPRK on blockchain

Head of pro-North Korea group arrested in Spain over US crypto charges
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy December 4, 2023
North Korea in November 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in November 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from November 1, 2023 to November 30, 2023

North Korea in November 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro December 1, 2023
US, South Korea and Japan sanction North Koreans over spy satellite launch
News

US, South Korea and Japan sanction North Koreans over spy satellite launch

Australia set to follow suit with own designations, which expert says seek to make up for lack of UNSC action

US, South Korea and Japan sanction North Koreans over spy satellite launch
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer December 1, 2023
Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture
News

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Expert says luxury brands are status symbol for North Korean elite but that sanctions likely limit import of new lines

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture
Joe SmithJoe Smith December 1, 2023
Kim Jong Un appears with new Ford vans in rare endorsement of American brand
News

Kim Jong Un appears with new Ford vans in rare endorsement of American brand

Acquisition of two vehicles again demonstrates North Korea’s ability to evade UN sanctions

Kim Jong Un appears with new Ford vans in rare endorsement of American brand
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko December 1, 2023
US sanctions crypto mixer allegedly used by North Korea to launder money
News

US sanctions crypto mixer allegedly used by North Korea to launder money

Designation of Sinbad comes after US blacklisted its predecessor, even as DPRK continued to use service under new name

US sanctions crypto mixer allegedly used by North Korea to launder money
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy November 30, 2023
Why Russian airlines may be eyeing routes to North Korea amid burgeoning ties
Analysis

Why Russian airlines may be eyeing routes to North Korea amid burgeoning ties

Experts say tourism and desire to transport DPRK laborers are likely behind proposal but question its feasibility

Why Russian airlines may be eyeing routes to North Korea amid burgeoning ties
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin November 29, 2023
North Korea to shutter embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo
News

North Korea to shutter embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo

Official tells NK News that DPRK provided no reason for decision, the 7th confirmed mission closure since last month

North Korea to shutter embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo
Joe SmithJoe Smith November 28, 2023
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