January 27, 2022
Family feasts and festive fireworks: North Korea’s new year holidays — in photos

Family feasts and festive fireworks: North Korea’s new year holidays — in photos

The DPRK celebrates the new year under both the lunar and Gregorian calendars, but in very different ways
China's largest North Korea border city after two years of COVID-19 — in photos

China's largest North Korea border city after two years of COVID-19 — in photos

Pandemic restrictions appear to have disrupted several North Korea-related businesses in China's Dandong
Cold beer, dancing and elephants: Socializing in North Korea - in photos

Cold beer, dancing and elephants: Socializing in North Korea - in photos

There's no shortage of things to do and places to gather in the DPRK, COVID-19 notwithstanding
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
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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
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