Celebrations are underway in North Korea for the anniversary of founder Kim Il Sung's birth. Outside of North Korea, observers fear that Pyongyang will mark the day by carrying out its threats of military action.
One in five children have experienced stunted growth in North Korea, a sign of "chronic or recurrent malnutrition." But a UN study found that over the past decade, the country has witnessed a "slight" improvement.
The Pentagon has indefinitely suspended US-South Korea military exercises to support diplomacy with North Korea. President Trump also called North Korea an "extraordinary threat."
How North Korea went from threatening the US with nuclear war to seeking diplomatic talks with President Donald Trump.
In the afterglow of the US-North Korea summit, Pyongyang's deplorable human rights record lurks in the shadows. Observers say that there can be no progress until the Kim regime accepts major humanitarian reforms.
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