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November 21, 2019
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North Korea conducts anti-aircraft defense drills

Amidst strong condemnations of US-South Korean air force drills, North Korea recently held anti-aircraft defense drills among the civilian population and in the military,...
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Parents of dead N. Korean soldier barred from viewing remains

The parents of a soldier, who died at the Samsok District training camp in Pyongyang, were denied access to his remains. Instead, they only...
Samjiyon construction site

Samjiyon work brigade laborer dies while stealing corn

A work brigade member died in Samjiyon County, the site of a massive state-led modernization project. Sources reported to Daily NK on Nov. 6...
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N. Korean officials anger locals after demolishing graveyard

North Korean authorities recently demolished a graveyard during the construction of a new hydroelectric power plant in the Tokchon region of South Pyongan Province....
North Korean fishing vessel

Family of four nabbed while fleeing North Korea by boat

A family of four was arrested off the coast of Hongwon County in South Hamggyong Province while attempting to flee North Korea in a...
Cars in North Pyongan Province

N. Korean thieves targeting car parts sentenced to 14 years

Four thieves who allegedly stole and sold car parts were recently sentenced to 14 years hard labor, highlighting North Korea's efforts to combat a...
Border patrol point Ryanggang Province

4 killed by N. Korean border guards while crossing Yalu River

North Korean border guards fired on a group of five North Koreans fleeing over the Yalu River into China in early September, killing four,...
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Alleged serial rapist arrested by North Korean police

An ethnic Chinese man arrested by North Korean police for raping and murdering a young woman on her way home is alleged to have...

Young woman sentenced to correctional facility for sex work

An 18-year-old involved in sex work in Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, was sentenced to time in a correctional facility in early October, Daily NK...

N. Korea’s largest fertilizer complex no longer operational

Production at North Korea’s largest fertilizer plant, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, has halted and its workers have been sent to work on other projects,...

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