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June 14, 2024

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North Korea abruptly cancels World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang, days before game

North Korea abruptly cancels World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang, days before game

DPRK nixed scheduled match despite sending team to Tokyo for first leg, reportedly fearing disease outbreak in Japan

North Korea abruptly cancels World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang, days before game
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi March 22, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’
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State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’

An in-depth analysis of daughter’s idolization, a new housing law, Pyongyang’s diplomatic outreach and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 21, 2024
Second Russian travel agency joins rush to take tourists to North Korea

Second Russian travel agency joins rush to take tourists to North Korea

Plans for trips in early June come as DPRK pushes to boost tourism from Russia, while shutting out other countries

Second Russian travel agency joins rush to take tourists to North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 21, 2024
South Korean man fined for illegally publishing North Korean historical novel

South Korean man fined for illegally publishing North Korean historical novel

Seoul court says sale of book about 15th century physician violated inter-Korean exchange rules

South Korean man fined for illegally publishing North Korean historical novel
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park March 20, 2024
North Korea rejects six media requests to cover World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang

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 Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi March 19, 2024
Russian officials, ballet dancers visit North Korea to promote cultural ties

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 Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 19, 2024
North Korea calls ROK by official name in broadcast on inter-Korean soccer match

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 Park
Lina Park March 19, 2024
State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
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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 Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 14, 2024
North Korea’s unexpected response to US-ROK military exercises – Ep. 333
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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 Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 13, 2024
Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans interact with nature?

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
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