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Guard who deserted Kim Jong Un’s Pyongsong villa turns up as a wandering beggar

A soldier with the Supreme Guard Command who deserted his post near North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s ultra-luxurious Chamosan Villa in early January...

N. Korean military targets military wives for ideological “laxness”

The North Korean military's General Political Bureau recently distributed a report summarizing work by the military’s family guidance sections in 2022 and projects planned...
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A different take on Pak Jong Chon’s supposed sacking

Many analysts view North Korea’s sudden sacking of leading military official Pak Jong Chon during a Workers' Party plenary meeting held late last year...

Last year, N. Korea decided on plans to deploy hypersonic missiles in 2023

During late last year’s Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee, North Korea considered and then selected a plan for a first stage...
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N. Korean military launches safety inspections of old bridges

North Korea’s defense ministry recently launched safety inspections of old bridges in regions where important strategic assets are deployed, Daily NK has learned.  The move...

N. Korean military claims 12 drones infiltrated South Korea

After concerns about a security vacuum in South Korea were kindled by a flight of North Korean drones that penetrated all the way to...
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A guard at Kim Jong Un’s Pyongsong villa deserts with weapon

A soldier with the 81st Brigade of the Supreme Guard Command, which is tasked with guarding North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s ultra-luxurious Chamosan...
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N. Korea prepares large-scale military parade amid freezing cold weather

North Korean authorities are preparing a large-scale military parade despite cold weather with temperatures of 10 below zero. According to a Daily NK source in...

Some N. Korean military units shorten training periods due to food shortages

Some North Korean military units have shortened the period of their training exercises due to food shortages, suggesting this year's shortages of food surpass...

N. Korean air force commander executed for failing to properly maintain drones

A North Korean air force technology commander was recently court-martialed and executed for so poorly maintaining drones that several attack unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

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