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  • Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 10:41 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.

  • Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 4:26 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.

  • North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 12:06 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea insisted on Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it was.

  • North Korean choir gives military-inspired concert in Russia 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 10:58 am

    MOSCOW - The North Korean National Choir has performed for the first time in the Russian capital, putting on a military-inspired concert.

  • China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 9:18 am

    BEIJING - Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. After them, the wattage gets pretty low.

  • New airport's Internet room a closed window on North Korea story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 4:29 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - Pyongyang's shiny new airport building has all the features international travelers have come to expect, though some lose their luster upon closer examination. Case in point: Its Internet room appears to be missing the Internet.

  • South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-25-15 12:44 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.

  • The Latest: Seoul to halt broadcasts; N Korea shows regret story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 2:59 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

  • AP Analysis: What's different this time in Korean standoff? story has photos
    Updated: Aug-22-15 12:35 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed - Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a "sea of fire," despite Pyongyang's repeated promises to make it so.

  • US restarts military exercise with South Korea, after pause 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Friday that America's annual military exercise with South Korea has resumed after being stopped as a result of escalating tensions and threats of war from Pyongyang.

  • S. Korea leader to attend China's celebrations of WWII end 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 11:40 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye will travel to China next month to attend a ceremony marking the anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II, her office said Thursday.