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UN human rights envoy says he supports “gradual lifting” of sanctions on N. Korea

UN human rights envoy says he supports “gradual lifting” of sanctions on N. Korea

Some UNSC measures not producing "clear results" and harming regular citizens, Ojea Quintana says

UN human rights envoy says he supports “gradual lifting” of sanctions on N. Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 18, 2019
UN North Korea human rights envoy to visit Seoul on June 17

UN North Korea human rights envoy to visit Seoul on June 17

Tomás Ojea Quintana will visit ROK for five days ahead of report to UN General Assembly

UN North Korea human rights envoy to visit Seoul on June 17
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 13, 2019
Living with a nuclear North Korea: how to move beyond the impasse

Living with a nuclear North Korea: how to move beyond the impasse

Demanding complete denuclearization has long been a diplomatic dead-end

Living with a nuclear North Korea: how to move beyond the impasse
North Korea taking “emergency” steps amid African swine flu outbreak: Rodong

North Korea taking “emergency” steps amid African swine flu outbreak: Rodong

Party daily reports on nationwide efforts to prevent outbreak of "highly contagious viral disease"

North Korea taking “emergency” steps amid African swine flu outbreak: Rodong
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji June 12, 2019
Citing pressure from U.S. sanctions, Finnish NGO ends aid work in North Korea

Citing pressure from U.S. sanctions, Finnish NGO ends aid work in North Korea

OFAC measures making DPRK operations "impossible": Fida International

Citing pressure from U.S. sanctions, Finnish NGO ends aid work in North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 11, 2019
Bank Sputnik participated in Russian delegation to N. Korea last week: report

Bank Sputnik participated in Russian delegation to N. Korea last week: report

Sanctions exemptions previously given to Sputnik in the past for transfers to UN aid agencies

Bank Sputnik participated in Russian delegation to N. Korea last week: report
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 11, 2019
The North Korean radio you can never turn off: fact or fiction?

The North Korean radio you can never turn off: fact or fiction?

Rumors have persisted for years, but how true they are remains up for debate

The North Korean radio you can never turn off: fact or fiction?
Greg Noone
Greg Noone June 7, 2019
South Korean government approves $8 million aid package to North Korea

South Korean government approves $8 million aid package to North Korea

Cash to go towards WFP and UNICEF, will be drawn from Inter-Korean Cooperation Fund (IKCF)

South Korean government approves $8 million aid package to North Korea
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji June 5, 2019
Following complaints from leader, North Korea puts mass games event on hold

Following complaints from leader, North Korea puts mass games event on hold

Postponement of "People’s Country" event could last from several days to weeks, tour company says

Following complaints from leader, North Korea puts mass games event on hold
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 5, 2019
State media hints at growing role for Hyon Song Wol in party propaganda department

State media hints at growing role for Hyon Song Wol in party propaganda department

Former singer now working as vice director at powerful Propaganda and Agitation bureau: analyst

State media hints at growing role for Hyon Song Wol in party propaganda department
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 4, 2019