North Korea promotes golf

North Korea promotes golf

This undated photo shows a player at North Korea’s Pyongyang Golf Complex that was praised in an extensive article by a state propaganda website on Nov. 23, 2015, to promote the sport. The article said the golf course was ideal for a one-day trip. The 18-hole course lies 27 kilometers southwest of Pyongyang and takes only about 30 minutes by car, according to the article. (Yonhap) (END)

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North Korea leader visits military’s fishery base

N.K. leader visits military's fishery base

North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un (R) tours the military’s fishery base on Aug. 25, 2015, in this photo carried by the country’s state-run Rodong Sinmun on Nov. 23. Without explaining the belated report on the visit, the paper, the mouthpiece of the North’s ruling party, said Kim expressed pleasure that the facility has been radically facelifted. (Yonhap) (END)

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Kim Jong-un watches soldiers’ art performance

Kim Jong-un watches soldiers' art performance

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (front) watches an art performance given by soldiers as he takes part in an art festival of the North Korean Army’s soldiers, in this photo released by the North’s state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Nov. 24, 2015. The paper, published by the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, did not report when the photo was taken. (Yonhap) (END)

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North Korean senior official expelled

N.K. senior official expelled

This file photo dated Oct. 3, 2015, shows Choe Ryong-hae, secretary of North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party of Korea, listening to the country’s top leader Kim Jong-un during a ceremony in Pyongyang celebrating the completion of a power station. South Korea’s intelligence agency said on Nov. 24, 2015, that Choe, one of the leader’s key aides, appears to have been expelled to a local farm for “re-education” this month after he was held responsible for a water leakage at the power station. (Yonhap) (END)

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