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July 21, 2024

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North Korea focused on improving quality of missiles and recon, Japan says

North Korea focused on improving quality of missiles and recon, Japan says

New defense white paper underscores advances in solid-fuel weapons and spy satellites, emphasizing ‘grave threat’

North Korea focused on improving quality of missiles and recon, Japan says
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi July 12, 2024
NATO ‘strongly condemns’ North Korea arms exports to Russia for Ukraine war

NATO ‘strongly condemns’ North Korea arms exports to Russia for Ukraine war

Joint statement stresses cooperation with South Korea and Japan, while Yoon announces Germany applied to join UN Command

NATO ‘strongly condemns’ North Korea arms exports to Russia for Ukraine war
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 11, 2024
State media review: North Korea mourns one Kim leader, while glorifying another
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State media review: North Korea mourns one Kim leader, while glorifying another

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung death memorials, a letter to Iran’s president, a worker’s confession and more

State media review: North Korea mourns one Kim leader, while glorifying another
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung July 11, 2024
Park Hyangsu: Why North Korea’s unification rejection shocked Koreans in Japan
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Park Hyangsu: Why North Korea’s unification rejection shocked Koreans in Japan

Activist who grew up in pro-DPRK enclave discusses impact of new policy on Chongryon organization

Park Hyangsu: Why North Korea’s unification rejection shocked Koreans in Japan
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 11, 2024
What to make of reports that China plans to send back all North Korean workers

What to make of reports that China plans to send back all North Korean workers

Repatriation of thousands of laborers could be retaliation over DPRK-Russia ties and would cut off huge revenue source

What to make of reports that China plans to send back all North Korean workers
Gabriela Bernal
Gabriela Bernal July 11, 2024
Yoon slams ‘reckless’ North Korea-Russia ties at US Indo-Pacific Command

Yoon slams ‘reckless’ North Korea-Russia ties at US Indo-Pacific Command

Expert says rare visit likely planned in response to Kim-Putin summit as showcase of US-ROK alliance strength

Yoon slams ‘reckless’ North Korea-Russia ties at US Indo-Pacific Command
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park July 10, 2024
Why North Korea is shunning Chinese tourists who used to be cash cow for regime

Why North Korea is shunning Chinese tourists who used to be cash cow for regime

DPRK has only allowed Russian tours to date, a trend experts say bodes poorly for tourism industry and broader reopening

Why North Korea is shunning Chinese tourists who used to be cash cow for regime
Joe Smith
Joe Smith July 10, 2024
Top US official for North Korea resigns after less than year in role

Top US official for North Korea resigns after less than year in role

Jung Pak’s departure leaves Biden administration without leader on DPRK issues as Pyongyang expands its nuclear arsenal

Top US official for North Korea resigns after less than year in role
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer July 10, 2024
US soldier charged with desertion to North Korea to face first court hearing

US soldier charged with desertion to North Korea to face first court hearing

Travis King due in military court on July 16 on charges including soliciting child porn, one year after crossing border

US soldier charged with desertion to North Korea to face first court hearing
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy July 10, 2024
5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch

5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch

High-def KCTV footage remains inaccessible in South Korea due to frequency overlap with Russian satellite broadcasts

5G networks interfering with reception of North Korean TV after satellite switch
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 10, 2024