This photo shows the South Korean end of an inter-Korean hotline in Seoul, July 27, 2021, after the two Koreas resumed communications.

North Korea Watchers Parse Motives Behind Restored Hotline with Seoul

Pyongyang likely wants something from Seoul after reopening links that it unilaterally froze, experts say.

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North Korea Won't Gain a New State Sponsor in Russia

Improving relations will be based only on reciprocity and mutual benefit, a North Korea expert says.

Forgive Me, My Son

A North Korean mother laments seven years of separation from her son.

Life in the Shadows

A U.S. aid worker gets a rare glimpse of the lives of North Korean refugees living illegally in China.

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