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N. Korea wants discussions on removing S. Korean facilities

Oct. 25, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea formally proposed discussions over the possible demolition of South Korean-made hotels and other tourist facilities at the North's Diamond Mountain resort that leader Kim Jong Un called "shabby" and "unpleasant-looking," officials in Seoul said. Pyongyang has been...

Kim rides horse on sacred peak, vows to fight US sanctions

Oct. 16, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea released a series of photos Wednesday showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions. Near the mountain, Kim reportedly vowed to overcome U.S.-led sanctions that he said had both pained and...

Juche rules North Korean propaganda, but what does it mean?

Sep. 29, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It's just a single word, but it's hard to miss in North Korea. It's splashed across countless propaganda signs, seeded through dozens of state media reports, at the beating heart of emotional pop songs and on the lips of the earnest guides who show off the grand monuments...

North Korean-themed restaurant in Seoul removes Kim images

Sep. 16, 2019 6:19 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — You can sell North Korean food in South Korea. But you're likely to get into trouble if you decorate your restaurant with pictures seen as praising North Korea. Authorities say the owner of a restaurant under construction in Seoul "voluntarily" removed signs with images of North...