March 02, 2024
Tracing the journey of North Korea’s first tourists in years — in photos

Tracing the journey of North Korea’s first tourists in years — in photos

Russian visitors offer glimpse of long-isolated DPRK following a four-day trip to the capital and east coast ski resort
The Hanoi circus: Spectacle and diplomacy at the Trump-Kim summit — in photos

The Hanoi circus: Spectacle and diplomacy at the Trump-Kim summit — in photos

NK News looks back at the carnival-like atmosphere around the US-DPRK ‘peace summit,’ five years after talks collapsed
On the border: North Korea’s remote gateway to the world — in photos

On the border: North Korea’s remote gateway to the world — in photos

The DPRK’s border with China and Russia is home to bridges, ports and more set to be at center of post-COVID reopening
Keeping pace in Pyongyang: A look back at North Korea’s last marathon

Keeping pace in Pyongyang: A look back at North Korea’s last marathon

Athletes likely to once again miss chance to see city unchaperoned as organizing committee says April race is canceled
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North Korea rings in the new year with a propaganda spectacle on ice — in photos

North Korea rings in the new year with a propaganda spectacle on ice — in photos

Kim Jong Un took in fireworks, performances and applause at mass extravaganza that promoted state achievements in 2023
Portrait of a year: North Korea’s biggest moments of 2023 — in photos

Portrait of a year: North Korea’s biggest moments of 2023 — in photos

From satellites and air raid sirens to a soldier’s DMZ dash, photos tell the story of a busy 12 months for Pyongyang
Signs of economic life bloom on the North Korea-China border — in photos

Signs of economic life bloom on the North Korea-China border — in photos

Trucks and trains carry goods back and forth daily, but small-scale traders in China still appear to be struggling
Mao suits, Sinuiju shoes: The fashion choices of North Korean men — in photos

Mao suits, Sinuiju shoes: The fashion choices of North Korean men — in photos

Men in DPRK cannot wear shorts or blue jeans or sport long hair, but some still find ways to display their individuality
Guiding lights: The North Koreans who chaperone foreign tourists — in photos

Guiding lights: The North Koreans who chaperone foreign tourists — in photos

Guides are mandatory for all DPRK tours and provide most visitors with their only real interaction with North Koreans
The faces of North Korea: Photos that spotlight the individual in the crowd

The faces of North Korea: Photos that spotlight the individual in the crowd

North Koreans disappear into the group at mass events, but their faces offer a window into their humanity