November 30, 2022

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Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages

Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages

DPRK’s Soviet-era fleet in desperate need of modernization, but experts say costs involved may be too big to overcome

Why North Korea’s air force struggles to keep up, despite numerical advantages
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 11, 2022
NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

South Korean man allegedly violated foreign transactions law as head of organization that engaged with DPRK

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 11, 2022
North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity

North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity

Statement comes as DPRK hackers have allegedly stolen hundreds of millions this year to fund its weapons programs

North Korea slams US cyber drills as ploy for ‘hegemony’ through cybersecurity
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 10, 2022
Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years

Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years

Ramon Olorunwa Abbas flaunted wealth on social media that he earned in part by conspiring to help Pyongyang, US says

Nigerian influencer who laundered money for North Korea sentenced to 11 years
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 9, 2022
Fewer luxuries on sale at North Korea’s Daesong Department Store, photos show
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Fewer luxuries on sale at North Korea’s Daesong Department Store, photos show

Exclusive photos show domestic products fill shelves but far fewer luxury goods on display than before the pandemic

Fewer luxuries on sale at North Korea’s Daesong Department Store, photos show
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 9, 2022
US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests

US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests

Treasury alleges men helped DPRK fund weapons programs, while doubling down on designation of Tornado Cash crypto mixer

US sanctions North Korean airline officials after record number of missile tests
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 9, 2022
Russia interested in importing North Korean clothes: Embassy in Pyongyang

Russia interested in importing North Korean clothes: Embassy in Pyongyang

Embassy praises ongoing women’s clothing expo in DPRK capital but adds cooperation must comply with UN sanctions

Russia interested in importing North Korean clothes: Embassy in Pyongyang
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 7, 2022
Singapore says North Korea sanctions buster in country after US offers bounty

Singapore says North Korea sanctions buster in country after US offers bounty

Police report they were in communication with Washington about Kwek Kee Seng even before US offered $5 million reward

Singapore says North Korea sanctions buster in country after US offers bounty
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 7, 2022
North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end

North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end

Latest launch comes as US B-1B strategic bombers join final day of Vigilant Storm exercises, according to ROK military

North Korea fires four short-range ballistic missiles as US-ROK air drills end
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy November 5, 2022
UN sends $1M to North Korean bank account for ‘humanitarian assistance’

UN sends $1M to North Korean bank account for ‘humanitarian assistance’

Experts note there are no international personnel in country to verify whether DPRK uses the money as intended

UN sends $1M to North Korean bank account for ‘humanitarian assistance’
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 4, 2022