Amid Tensions, North Korea Prepares For Annual Marathon

Ahead of April 15 holiday, source says "everything is as normal" in Pyongyang
April 12th, 2013
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BEIJING – North Korea is preparing for the 26th annual Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, scheduled to take place this Sunday in the capital city of Pyongyang.

Despite warnings of pre-emptive nuclear strikes and imminent war, ahead of the marathon state TV showed a calm scene in Pyongyang yesterday, with North Koreans holding open air dances

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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