September 19, 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
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
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