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June 13, 2024

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Top North Korean official holds talks with Chinese foreign minister in Beijing

Top North Korean official holds talks with Chinese foreign minister in Beijing

Meetings between Kim Song Nam and Chinese officials may be laying groundwork for summit in near future, expert says

Top North Korean official holds talks with Chinese foreign minister in Beijing
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park March 25, 2024
Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack

Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack

North Korean leader voices country’s opposition to terrorism, despite designation as a state sponsor of terrorism by US

Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack
Lina Park
Lina Park March 25, 2024
Kim Yo Jong insinuates Kishida wants summit with North Korea to boost popularity

Kim Yo Jong insinuates Kishida wants summit with North Korea to boost popularity

Leader’s sister claims Japanese PM floated meeting again via new ‘channel’ but repeats criticism of Tokyo’s policies

Kim Yo Jong insinuates Kishida wants summit with North Korea to boost popularity
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 25, 2024
UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa

UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa

DPRK officials allegedly smuggled tens of millions in rhino horns and elephant tusks via Mozambique and other countries

UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 25, 2024
US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea

US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea

Lack of ‘consensus’ behind decision as Russia threatens to veto unless sanctions regime loosened, sources says

US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 23, 2024
Moscow says no clear proof North Korea stole Russian weapons data: UN report

Moscow says no clear proof North Korea stole Russian weapons data: UN report

Experts say Russia has little reason to admit cyber breach to Panel of Experts but may chastise ally behind the scenes

Moscow says no clear proof North Korea stole Russian weapons data: UN report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 22, 2024
North Korea breached oil import cap, smuggling up to 1.5M barrels: Report

North Korea breached oil import cap, smuggling up to 1.5M barrels: Report

55 countries tell UN that DPRK illegally imported oil at least 87 times last year, while China and Russia dispute claims

North Korea breached oil import cap, smuggling up to 1.5M barrels: Report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 22, 2024
North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls
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North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls

Continued activity at pandemic-era facilities suggests authorities see political value in strong inspection regime

North Korea still running COVID import center despite easing border controls
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 22, 2024
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
North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

Panel of Experts estimates DPRK cybercriminals have stolen $3B since 2017 to bankroll regime’s nuclear weapons

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 21, 2024
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