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Stories with place: Pyongyang
  • In North Korea, war anniversary is climax of anti-US fervor story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 10:36 am

    SUSAN-RI, North Korea - June is something like Hate America Month in North Korea.

  • Warnings removed from Instagram accounts in North Korea 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 2:10 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - Instagram appears to be back to normal in North Korea after a week of warnings on user accounts saying the popular photo-sharing app had been blacklisted for harmful content.

  • N. Korea sentences 2 South Koreans to life on spying charges 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 4:44 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced two South Koreans to life in prison with labor after finding them guilty of spying for Seoul.

  • N. Korean farmers await rains as drought lingers 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 10:34 am

    NAMPHO, North Korea - North Korean officials are concerned that unusually light precipitation so far this year might lead to bad harvests and possibly food and electricity shortages - but for farmers there is little to do but wait.

  • Pyongyang hotel back in business after fire 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:17 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea's most famous luxury hotel is operating normally despite a fire earlier this month around a raised walkway linking its twin towers that was widely reported abroad.

  • Fire appears to have been put out at North Korean hotel 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 12:11 pm

    TOKYO - A fire appeared to have been put out Thursday at one of Pyongyang's best hotels, according to witnesses in the North Korean capital.

  • N. Korea developing new satellite, defends space program story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-15 5:21 pm

    TOKYO - North Korean space agency officials say the country is developing a more advanced Earth observation satellite and are defending their right to conduct rocket launches whenever they see fit, despite protests by the United States and others that the launches are aimed primarily at honing military-use technologies.

  • N. Korea races to boost power in time for party anniversary story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 4:44 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea is racing to boost its electricity supply by up to 50 percent with the completion of several generating stations by the end of the year and is pushing alternative resources like solar - already used extensively in the countryside - to ease its chronic shortages, a government expert told The Associated Press in Pyongyang.

  • Holiday in socialist fairyland? North Korea woos tourists 
    Updated: May-31-15 1:29 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - If you're still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don't mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea says it's just the place for you.