Mirroring grandfather, Kim rides the rails to Trump summit

Asia & Pacific 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 ...

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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