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The Stark Difference Between North And South Korea In 10 Stunning Photos

Posted 05.29.2014 | World

Today, it is hard to believe that North and South Korea were ever a united land. The repressive northern state and its wealthy southern neighbor l...

Emily Thomas

WATCH: North Korea's Biggest City Looks Like A Ghost Town

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

To the outside world, glimpses of daily life in North Korea are few and far between. A Singaporean photographer, however, recently created a video ...

New Photos Reveal What Kim Jong Un Looked Like As A Kid

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

North Korea surprised friend and foe by releasing previously unseen childhood photos of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. Since the image of the country's l...

An Insider's Story From North Korea

Alex Kim | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Alex Kim

north koreaOutside visitors are allowed to visit North Korea, their visits categorized into different streams: journalism, charity, tourism, family reconnection. The last category intrigued us. What would it be like to know your family was living in such a place?

Inside North Korea

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel

It's been three months since National Geographic released a set of rare North Korea photos and weeks since rap duo Pacman and Peso debuted the music v...

The 10 Kim Jong Un Portraits You Wouldn't Want To Have Missed This Year

Posted 12.31.2013 | World

Was 2013 the year of Kim Jong Un? North Korea's peculiar leader lifted some of the mystery this year and appeared in public with greater frequency, sh...

LOOK: Brilliant Photos Show The Real North Korea

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

These days, unless you're Dennis Rodman, there's a slim chance you'd be able to experience North Korea to its fullest. The Hermit Kingdom is notorious...

A Surreal North Korean Vacation

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts

By Daphnee Denis Read the original article on Slate. As a permanent nuclear threat, and currently in the news for its leader's heated rhetoric,...

PHOTOS: NKorea Celebrates Nuke Test With Huge Rally

AP | Posted 04.16.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Tens of thousands of people have gathered in a snowy Pyongyang square as North Korean officials rally support for the c...

PHOTOS: A Look Inside North Korea

www.theatlantic.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un assumed his position just over a year ago, following his father's death in late 2011. Under his direction, North Korea...

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside The Hermit Kindom

AP | DAVID GUTTENFELDER | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- My window on North Korea is sometimes, quite literally, a window – of a hotel room, the backseat of a car, a train. Fleeti...

PHOTOS: A Fascinating Look Inside North Korea's Mass Spectacles

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

-- The world knows North Korea through its gigantic public displays. There are the immense military parades, with tens of thousands of soldiers poun...

PHOTOS: Glimpse Into The Hermit Kingdom

Posted 04.10.2012 | World

Associated Press photographer David Guttenfelder has released a series of photographs that provide a fascinating glimpse into one of the most secluded...

PHOTOS: First Day Of School In North Korea

AP | Posted 06.06.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- North Korean students in Pyongyang celebrated the first day of their new school year this week with flowers and confetti. I...

North Korea Photo Exhibit Documents Life Inside The Nation

AP | MARIA SANMINIATELLI | Posted 03.16.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- It's a simple scene that repeats itself around the world. A man gently lifts a small child by the arms as they reach the top of the escal...

PHOTOS: North Korea Holds Military Drills

AP | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean troops brandished weapons given to them by new leader Kim Jong Un as they carried out live-fire drills nea...

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside North Korea

Posted 02.18.2012 | World

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il has passed away at 69-years-old. He died on a train, reportedly suffering a heart attack. Kim Jong Il took over po...

PHOTOS: An Insider's Look At North Korean Daily Life

Posted 10.07.2011 | World

It's known as one of the world's most isolated nations, the subject of intense global speculation as it makes headlines for a long-range rocket launch...