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Floods Hit North Korea Where It Hurts

The bad news continues for citizens of North Korea. After facing one of the worst droughts in recent history this summer,┬áthe North now has its hands full with severe floods. According to an official release by KCNA, the DPRK’s official … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Kim Jong-un Is Married

After weeks of speculation and a number of surprising public appearances, there is no longer any doubt over the mystery woman’s identity and her relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. KCNA, the official — and only — state news … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Kim Jong-un in the Public Eye

It seems that Kim Jong-un resembles his grandfather, Kim Il-sung, in ways beyond mere facial features. Although we still know very little about young Kim’s political vision for North Korea, one clear emphasis early on of the new DPRK leader … Continue reading

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What Does General Ri Yong-ho’s Dismissal Tell Us?

With genuine news as tightly controlled as ever within North Korea, the world is left to guess at the true state of affairs in Pyongyang through a few calculated moves by the DPRK regime. First a mystery woman appeared beside … Continue reading

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U.S. Renews Sanctions on North Korea Amid High Tensions

Unsurprisingly, The Obama administration renewed U.S. sanctions against North Korea earlier this week, as it has done each year. The U.S. has had an embargo on North Korea since the beginning of the Korean War in 1950, banning all imports … Continue reading

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KCNA Fires Back at Hillary Clinton

The Korean Central News Agency, the official media organization for the DPRK in North Korea, responded harshly today to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s critical remarks earlier this week. Calling Clinton’s statement “reckless,” the KCNA retorted with a criticism … Continue reading

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