North Korea

Pyongyang bans foreign runners from marathon

Pyongyang bans foreign runners from marathon

North Korean officials have banned overseas participants from April's Mangyongdae Prize Marathon, meaning only locals will be running
New photos reveal Kim Jong Un's private jet

New photos reveal Kim Jong Un's private jet

Photographs released by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) appear to show its leader observing a Pyongyang building project from a private luxury jet
Happy birthday? North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's legacy

Happy birthday? North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's legacy

To mark the birth of late dictator Kim Jong Il, North Korea will stage a military parade, patriotic chants, dance exhibitions and other activities in Pyongyang
'Avgeeks' pursue flights on North Korea's Air Koryo

'Avgeeks' pursue flights on North Korea's Air Koryo

Aviation enthusiasts geek out over a 1980s Soviet-built Ilyushin IL-62 and other planes operated by North Korea's national carrier
South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

Seoul hopes to recruit outside help to persuade its northern neighbor to open a joint park in the famed demilitarized zone, now home to a thriving natural habitat
Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

German architect publishes English, German and now Korean guide to North Korea's mysterious capital
North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea is reportedly closing its borders to international tourists starting Friday due to Ebola concerns
DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

Tour guides share stories of heartbreaking escapes at the most fascinating tourist site on earth
Six years hard labor for U.S. tourist in North Korea

Six years hard labor for U.S. tourist in North Korea

American citizen Matthew Todd Miller has been convicted of committing "acts hostile" to North Korea
Visit anytime! North Korea lifts restrictions on U.S. tourists

Visit anytime! North Korea lifts restrictions on U.S. tourists

The reclusive state opens up to U.S. travellers -- but when to go, and what to expect?
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