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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is hugged by children during his visit to Samjiyon County. Picture Reuters
North Korean traffic police women chat next to a residential building while off duty in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo Wong Maye-E/AP
South Korean soldiers wear North Korea’s military uniforms and hold North Korea’s flags, acting as North Korean soldiers, as they take part in a re-enactment the battle of the Korean war during a commemorative war victory event to mark the 66th anniversary of the Korean war
A North Korean woman walks past by a donkey pen at the newly opened Pyongyang Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea
Yu Mengyu (SIN) of Singapore plays against Kim Song I (PRK) of North Korea in the women’s table tennis quarter finals at the Rio Olympics
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
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