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North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his top deputies have pushed for a crackdown on officials who abuse their power and commit other "unsound and non-revolutionary acts," state media reported Monday, as Kim seeks greater internal unity to overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and economic difficulties.

North and South Korea have Re-Established Hotlines

North and South Korea have re-established hotlines that were cut off by Pyongyang a few months ago this morning, Reuters reported.

Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed readiness to re-establish liaison lines that Pyongyang cut off in early August - just days after they opened for the first time in a year - in protest of joint US-South Korea military exercises.

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