Curious people in China are queuing up for a closer look at their mysterious neighbor North Korea. A bridge in border town Dandong has become a hit with tourists as they peer across the frontier for a glimpse of life inside the hermit kingdom.
Washington is at a turning point in its North Korea policy, with a new terror blacklisting and a more aggressive sanctions regime that is drawing the ire of China and further isolating the embattled regime in Pyongyang.
Nearly two years after the Kaesong industrial park was shut down in protest at Pyongyang's nuclear program, output resumes as North Korea seeks new ways around international sanctions. Julian Ryall reports.
Washington's ban on US citizens traveling to North Korea came into force on Friday, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
Every year, thousands of tourists book trips to North Korea. But can tour organizers guarantee the safety of foreign tourists in a country notorious for grave human rights abuses? And are these trips even ethical?
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