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  • Odd partnership: Ties warm between India and North Korea story has photos
    Updated: Sep-26-15 2:05 am

    NEW DELHI - It's not the most obvious international friendship. On one side is the world's largest democracy, with its riotous collection of battling political parties and a freewheeling media with thousands of newspapers, TV stations and websites. On the other is a deeply isolated nation, a country with no political opposition and a media that does not question the long-ruling family. Access to the Internet, except for a handful of government-approved websites, is restricted to a tiny elite.

  • With a rocket's red glare? N. Korea gears up for major fete story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 10:41 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - China just put on a big military parade, a few months after Russia did the same. But there's no country more adept at putting on elaborate, massive displays of state power than North Korea, the undisputed goose-stepping capital of the world, and next month, Pyongyang will stage what is likely to be its biggest celebration in years.

  • NKorea warns it has restarted all nuclear bomb fuel plants story has photos
    Updated: Sep-15-15 3:40 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - With a big anniversary drawing near, North Korea declared Tuesday it has upgraded and restarted all of its atomic fuel plants - meaning it could possibly make more, and more sophisticated, nuclear weapons.

  • North Korean kids join Russian class to promote friendship 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 3:46 pm

    KHABAROVSK, Russia - Inside a fourth-grade classroom in Russia's Far East, there is something unusual among the standard collection of posters, books and backpacks: Portraits of two former North Korean leaders hang side-by-side with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin.