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N. Korean man killed by relatives after spat over money

A 40-year-old man was killed in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, after suffering from a severe beating by two of his relatives on Feb. 10. "A man...

N. Korea uses military law to punish smuggling on border

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered that smuggling in the border areas as well as the abetting or concealing of such activities...

North Korean woman murdered in Hyesan

A woman in her 40s was recently murdered by an unidentified assailant in the Hyegang District of Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, and a task force...

N. Korean border guards arrested for smuggling on border

Two North Korean border guards were arrested after smuggling goods over the Sino-North Korean border in Ryanggang Province on Feb. 8, Daily NK has...

Cheating on college entrance exams – North Korean-style

The parents of North Korean students continue to use illicit means to obtain test questions appearing on college entrance exams to ensure their kids...

N. Korean sentenced to two years in labor camp for assault

A woman in her 40s was sentenced to two years in a labor camp after assaulting a teenage girl who she suspected was having...

Man faces life in prison after spiking relative’s soup with poison

A North Korean man has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering the husband of his sister-in-law. The convicted man...

N. Korea grants long-term prisoners surprise amnesty

In early October, the North Korean government granted amnesty to a number of inmates who had served long sentences. This was done with no...

Electricity quota violators face punishment in North Korea

North Korean authorities are publicly denouncing and punishing people who use more electricity than they’re allotted, Daily NK has learned. This was confirmed by...

Amateur surgeons executed, woman murdered in Pyongyang

Daily NK sources recently reported that two amateur facial surgeons were executed by North Korean authorities for performing illegal facial surgeries and a woman...

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