Mirroring grandfather, Kim rides the rails to Trump summit

World 02/26/19, 06:31

For his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opted to go retro — riding the rails like his grandfather decades before. Kim's decision to take the train all the way across China was probably prompted at least in part by security considerations— his train ...

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death

World 12/16/18, 08:42

North Koreans are marking the seventh anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son and successor, Kim Jong Un. As snow fell Sunday, tens of thousands of people offered flowers and paid respects to the late leader at Mansu ...

Places Moon has visited are glimpses into North Korea itself

World 09/20/18, 02:58

A sacred volcano at the heart of North Korea's founding mythology. The ruling party's headquarters, said to be a potential target of South Korean and U.S. military attacks. An art studio that produces giant propaganda statues. And a 150,000-seat stadium in Pyongyang where the country's unique mass games are performed.The ...

Politics, pride in leaders trip to ‘sacred’ N. Korea volcano

World 09/20/18, 00:43

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — There is no more sacred place in North Korea than Mount Paektu — and getting South Korean President Moon Jae-in to such a spot is a propaganda coup unlike any other.The still active volcano, site of one the most violent eruptions in history, is considered ...

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