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Oct. 10 parade training delayed again until Aug. 1

A massive training exercise for soldiers participating in the Oct. 10 military parade to celebrate the founding of North Korea's communist party has again...
North Korean soldiers in Sakju County, North Pyongan Province covid-19

Mass food poisoning at military training camp for new recruits

A significant number of new recruits at a Military Mobilization Department-run training camp in Pyongsong, South Pyongyan Province fell ill from food poisoning in...
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N. Korea boosts intensity of paramilitary combat training

North Korea has dramatically raised the intensity of its military training, including exercises aimed at testing the combat capabilities of paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guard...
North Korean soldiers in Sakju County, North Pyongan Province covid-19

Soldier in Sino-North Korean border area briefly deserts post before Xi visit

A week before Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s visit to North Korea, a North Korean soldier guarding an area near Kimjongsuk County in Ryanggang Province...
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North Korea’s military sells coal to pay for uniforms

North Korea may use a portion of the foreign currency earned through smuggling coal overseas on uniforms for its military, Daily NK has learned. “Trucks...
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Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killing

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged his military to adopt a stance of "wartime readiness" on Jan. 4, following the US assassination of...

Rations restart for some military families in North Korea

Following a whirlwind of summits in its efforts to engage the international community, North Korea has restarted the distribution of rations to some military...
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North Korea’s military softens confrontational tone toward US in new poster

The Korean People's Army (KPA) released a new propaganda poster in September that avoided using customary phrases such as “American imperialists,” Daily NK has...
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Sources: N. Korea planning largest military parade ever in October

North Korea is in preparations for the largest military parade in its history on Oct. 10, involving 23,000 soldiers, Daily NK has learned. Oct....
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Officer booted out of all-female military unit after affair

A male military officer in a leadership position at a female anti-aircraft artillery unit in Songpyong District, Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, has been dishonorably...

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