May 26, 2024

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Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions

Designation of nearly 20 people and entities follows Five Eyes sanctions targeting DPRK arms exports for use in Ukraine

Seoul, Tokyo take aim at North Korea-Russia cooperation with new sanctions
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 24, 2024
Tour company in talks to send Russian children to summer camp in North Korea

Tour company in talks to send Russian children to summer camp in North Korea

Trip to Songdowon on east coast could take place as early as July, in what would be first since before pandemic

Tour company in talks to send Russian children to summer camp in North Korea
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 24, 2024
Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea

Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea

Chinese ships' use of Tumen River could be overlooked area for trilateral cooperation, if the DPRK agrees to play along

Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 24, 2024
20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns

20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns

Abductee issue has been insurmountable since Junichiro Koizumi and Kim Jong Il met, but hopes persist for third summit

20 years since last summit, North Korea-Japan ties still vexed by same concerns
Justin Yeo
Justin Yeo May 23, 2024
Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand

Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand

Rare DPRK tour marketed toward families was supposed to visit kid-friendly attractions to coincide with Children’s Day

Russian travel company cancels kids tour to North Korea, citing low demand
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin | Joe Smith May 23, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un lays rose at grave of mentor who backed his rule
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State media review: Kim Jong Un lays rose at grave of mentor who backed his rule

An in-depth analysis of official’s death anniversary, criticism of US weapons in Gaza and a Russian delegation's arrival

State media review: Kim Jong Un lays rose at grave of mentor who backed his rule
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 23, 2024
Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir
NK PRO

Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir

NK Pro translates key parts of former president’s book, from Kim Jong Un’s wish to visit border island to anger at US

Everything Moon Jae-in says about North Korea in his mammoth new memoir
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 22, 2024
The surprising similarities between North Korea and Taiwan – Ep. 343
Podcast

The surprising similarities between North Korea and Taiwan – Ep. 343

Journalist Yang Chien-hao compares and contrasts Taiwan’s relationship with China and South Korea's ties with the North

The surprising similarities between North Korea and Taiwan – Ep. 343
Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade

Designation of Russian entities follow sanctions by other Five Eyes members, highlighting coordination over Ukraine war

Canada and New Zealand impose sanctions to counter North Korea-Russia arms trade
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 22, 2024
Kim Jong Un sends condolences over Iranian president’s death in helicopter crash

Kim Jong Un sends condolences over Iranian president’s death in helicopter crash

North Korean leader’s message printed on front page of Rodong Sinmun in sign of importance placed on ties with Tehran

Kim Jong Un sends condolences over Iranian president’s death in helicopter crash
Joe Smith
Joe Smith May 21, 2024
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