A group of North Korean workers and a child walk to pay their respects to late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung on the anniversary of his death, outside the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun mausoleum in Pyongyang
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North Koreans push their bicycles past giant portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at the end of a work day
A woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile mill during a government organised visit for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea today.
North Korean men and women carry bouquets of decorative flowers as they wait at the Kim Il Sung Square
Girls perform on the stage of the Mangyongdae Children’s Palace in central Pyongyang, North Korea today
A U.S. Air Force F15 fighter jet takes off from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, southwestern Japan
A North Korean traffic police officer directs vehicles at an intersection on Wednesday, in Pyongyang, North Korea as residents commute at the end of a work day
North Koreans cover their face from the splash of a water feature in the indoor section of the Munsu water park on Tuesday, in Pyongyang, North Korea
A North Korean school girl looks up from reading her book while walking through a residential area Wednesday in Pyongyang, North Korea
The 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, the highest building under construction in North Korea, is seen behind residential buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea, early Friday. North Korea is getting ready to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party of Korea on Saturday
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang
A North Korean soldier keeps watch on the south at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, South Korea today. South Korea’s military on Monday threatened retaliation against North Korea after accusing the North of planting land mines inside the Demilitarised Zone border that wounded two soldiers last week, in what it called a cowardly act of provocation
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A North Korean soldier watches as fireworks explode, today in Pyongyang, North Korea as part of celebrations for the 62nd anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.
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A South Korean soldier bows during a fourth anniversary event marking the bombing of Yeongpyeong island by North Korea in 2010.
North Korea’s synchronised swimming team take part in a practice session at Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center ahead of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon
A North Korean soldier looks through binoculars along the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong
North Korean men cycle in the rain past homes built for farmers at the Mangyongdae Cooperative Farm on Wednesday in Pyongyang, North Korea. As the planting season ends and the rainy season begins, North Koreans are preparing for the possibility of floods
North Korean girls shower at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended to deepen relations with other friendly countries
Soldiers wave during a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to inspect the defence detachment on Ung Islet, which is defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea