October 26, 2021
Photos: Toothpaste, candies and an IV — North Korean trash washes up in South Korea

Photos: Toothpaste, candies and an IV — North Korean trash washes up in South Korea

Scores of empty toothpaste tubes among a diverse selection of trash washed up from the North
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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