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September 26, 2018

North Korean state security agent shares thoughts on sanctions, defectors and life in North...

As changes to the political situation on the Korean Peninsula continue in the wake of the inter-Korean, US-DPRK (abbreviation for North Korea's formal name)...

Bribe-hungry North Korean authorities await reunions for separated families

During a meeting between North and South Korea’s Red Cross organizations on July 22, it was agreed that a separated families reunion will be...

‘Denuclearization is a process, not a singular event,’ expert says

Ahead of tomorrow's United States-North Korea summit, the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, and following the recent Punggye-ri Nuclear...

Nuclear site shutdown marks ‘good start’ but ‘complete denuclearization’ still far off

On May 24, North Korea voluntarily shut down its nuclear site at Punggye-ri, Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, the site of six nuclear tests conducted...

Thae Yong Ho shares insights on inter-Korean summit

Following the recent summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae In, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to...

North Korea’s intentions sincere but denuclearization unlikely, says Kim Young Hwan

Kim Young Hwan spoke with Daily NK at its office in Seoul ahead of April 27's inter-Korean summit. Image: Daily NKToday North Korean leader Kim...

Two defectors discuss possible domestic reactions to K-pop performance in Pyongyang

South Korean pop artists gather on stage in Pyongyang on April 1. Image: Yonhap News AgencyAs North Korean state media broadcasts images from Sunday's...

North Korea’s Paralympics participation belies awful conditions for disabled

Kim Jong Un attends a machinery exhibition in 2016. Image: Rodong SinmunA handful of North Korean athletes are set to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang...

Despite charm offensive, potential for North Korean Olympics cyber attack

On February 9, the day of the Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony, the official website of the Pyeongchang Olympics went offline. A spokesperson for the...

S. Korea can do more to address NK human rights, says NGO leader

The Trump administration has brought significant focus to the North Korean human rights issue.  During his State of the Union Address delivered to the US...

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