July 27, 2021

Photos

Gallery: Rare photos of the Joint Security Area separating North and South Korea

Gallery: Rare photos of the Joint Security Area separating North and South Korea

Rare selection of photos shows life behind the scenes at the demilitarized zone

Gallery: Rare photos of the Joint Security Area separating North and South Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 10, 2021
Horses and hoops: Photos capture North Korean spring before the COVID-19 era

Horses and hoops: Photos capture North Korean spring before the COVID-19 era

Photos show spring in Pyongyang the year before COVID-19 led the country to shut down its borders

Horses and hoops: Photos capture North Korean spring before the COVID-19 era
NK News
NK News April 18, 2021
Pants and propaganda: Photos from Korean border area show life in North Korea

Pants and propaganda: Photos from Korean border area show life in North Korea

North Korea can be seen from less than two kilometers away on South Korea's Ganghwa Island

Pants and propaganda: Photos from Korean border area show life in North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 8, 2021
Body suits and gas masks: New photos show life in North Korea’s COVID-19 era

Body suits and gas masks: New photos show life in North Korea’s COVID-19 era

First unofficial photos of North Korea in over a year show COVID-19 precautions common in even rural areas

Body suits and gas masks: New photos show life in North Korea’s COVID-19 era
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 29, 2021
Razor wire, drugs and liquor: The inter-Korean border from South Korea’s Goseong

Razor wire, drugs and liquor: The inter-Korean border from South Korea’s Goseong

Photos taken from the northernmost point of South Korea show a fortified border and plenty of North Korean trash

Razor wire, drugs and liquor: The inter-Korean border from South Korea’s Goseong
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 10, 2021
Photos: A rare look at North Korean life in the COVID-19 era

Photos: A rare look at North Korean life in the COVID-19 era

Photos from the Han river estuary provide a small vignette into winter life in rural North Korea

Photos: A rare look at North Korean life in the COVID-19 era
NK News
NK News February 25, 2021
12 stunning photos from atop North Korea’s legendary Mount Paektu

12 stunning photos from atop North Korea’s legendary Mount Paektu

Shots taken from the Chinese side of the mountain reveal frosty winter scenes

12 stunning photos from atop North Korea’s legendary Mount Paektu
NK News
NK News February 4, 2021
No way out: Photos reveal harsh conditions on North Korea’s border with China

No way out: Photos reveal harsh conditions on North Korea’s border with China

North Korea and China appear to be on full COVID-19 lockdown, for both people and goods

No way out: Photos reveal harsh conditions on North Korea’s border with China
NK News
NK News February 3, 2021
Snowflakes, slopes and skates: Photos show life during North Korea’s icy winters

Snowflakes, slopes and skates: Photos show life during North Korea’s icy winters

These shots from the last few years show everyday life, work, luxury and leisure

Snowflakes, slopes and skates: Photos show life during North Korea’s icy winters
NK News
NK News December 17, 2020
New money: life among Pyongyang’s burgeoning middle class, in photos

New money: life among Pyongyang’s burgeoning middle class, in photos

New pictures reveal some of the perks of DPRK city life — and stark inequalities between the haves and have-nots

New money: life among Pyongyang’s burgeoning middle class, in photos
NK News
NK News November 28, 2019
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