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Day of the Sun: North Korea marks Kim Il-sung’s birthday

Tens of thousands of North Koreans have turned out to pay tribute to their leaders. The most important day in the country’s ritual calendar, 15 April is called the Day of the Sun, the anniversary of the 1912 birth of the country’s founder, Kim Il-sung Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-il, Kim, Pyongyang, Kim Il Sung

Lens: Our White House Photographer on Covering President Trump

Having covered the White House for over three decades, Doug Mills discusses the challenges of his job.
Tags: Photography, News, White House, Kim Jong-un, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, White House Correspondents Assn, DOUG MILLS

Venezuela's Maduro has been blacking out social media — and sometimes the whole internet — to stifle his US-backed opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's regime has been systematically blacking out the country's internet and social media. Platforms including YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook were blocked during the exact time Maduro opponent Juan Guaidó made important speeches, the NGO NetBlocks said. Blacking out the internet is especially bad for Guaidó's popularity as Maduro's government controls most of the country's TV and radio outlets. Law-enforcement authorities loyal to Maduro have also physically a...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, North Korea, Russia, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Kim Jong Un, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Latin America, Periscope, National Assembly, Maduro, RIA

Kim Jong-un all fingers and thumbs in bid for Instagram diplomacy

North Korean leader struggled to make ‘finger hearts’ gesture popular on social mediaDoing something “for the ‘gram” is not typically associated with international diplomacy, but this did not stop Kim Jong-un making a heartfelt attempt at a South Korean Instagram trend during a summit this week.“Finger hearts”, a popular social media pose in South Korea, involves people crossing the tips of their forefingers and thumbs, as though about to click their fingers or make a money-grubbing gesture. Als...
Tags: South Korea, Technology, Instagram, North Korea, Social Media, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un inspects things – in pictures

Pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting things represents an entire genre of photography, offering insights on the life of one of the world’s most secretive rulers Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Media, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina's Instagram revealed what her life was like as she allegedly laid the groundwork to conduct high-level espionage

An Instagram profile belonging to accused Russian spy Maria Butina showed what her life was like while she was allegedly "laying the groundwork" to commit high-level espionage in the US. She posted photos of her appearing on TV shows to discuss her work, exercising at the gym, spending time with family, and some of her cooking. Butina, 29, was indicted by a grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the United States and being an un-registered foreign agent. The July arrest and indictment o...
Tags: Instagram, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Fbi, Gop, United States, Washington Dc, Kim Jong Un, Moscow, Doj, Justice Department, Russian Federation, Nra, National Rifle Association

The best photos from Kim and Trump's Singapore summit

City state hosts historic meeting between the US president and North Korea’s leader as the world watches on• Trump-Kim summit: meeting begins as US and North Korean leaders shake hands – live Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, North Korea, Singapore, Americas, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, News photography, Kim Jong-un, Kim, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration

'Kim Jong-um': the North Korean dictator's doppelgänger - in pictures

As the world awaits the historic summit between Donald Trump, and Kim Jong-un, one man has risen to prominence for his impressions of the North Korean leader. Hong Kong-based Howard X maintains that his character, whom he calls “Kim Jong-um”, was the world’s first professional Kim lookalike Continue reading...
Tags: Hong Kong, Photography, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Kim, Donald Trump, Kim Jong, Howard X

Rösti reception: the Korean summit menu – in pictures

A Korean ‘reinterpretation’ of the Swiss fried potato dish rösti is one highlight of the banquet planned for after Friday’s summit between the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Photography, North Korea, Life and style, World news, Asia Pacific, Kim Jong-un, Korean Food And Drink, Kim Jong, Moon Jae

Uma Thurman posted footage of the 'Kill Bill' car crash that left her with a concussion to Instagram, and took aim at the producers

Uma Thurman posted the footage of her crash on the set of "Kill Bill" to Instagram on Monday. She wanted a stunt driver to do the scene, but director Quentin Tarantino insisted Thurman do it, she told The New York Times. Thurman blamed the producers of the movie for what occurred. On Monday, Uma Thurman posted to Instagram footage from the "Kill Bill" movie set showing her crashing into a tree while shooting a scene. A longer version of the footage was included in a New York Times story over...
Tags: Instagram, North Korea, Mexico, Trends, New York Times, Kim Jong Un, Harvey Weinstein, Uma Thurman, Caa, Bill, Quentin Tarantino, Times, Tarantino, Bender, Uma, Maureen Dowd

Children Frolic On Cranky Man's Lawn Without Incident what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! During today’s White House Easter Egg Roll, Sean Spicer read from a book called,”How to Catch the Easter Bunny,” which thankfully didn’t feature any passages about hiring 15,000 ICE agents. Somewhat more disturbingly, Jeff Sessions read a group of children “It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny,” which is about a white bunny learning t...
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Day of the Sun celebrations in North Korea – in pictures

North Koreans celebrate the 105th anniversary of founder and former leader Kim Il-sung with a military parade Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, News photography, Kim Jong-un, Kim Il Sung

Day of the Sun festival in North Korea – in pictures

North Koreans celebrate the 105th anniversary of founder and former president Kim Il-sung with a military parade Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, North Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, News photography, Kim Jong-un, Kim Il Sung

See North Korean Life During Ruling Party’s Largest Congress in Decades

The Workers' Party's convention opening on May 6 is the biggest political event North Korea has seen in decades, and the first congress since 1980
Tags: Photography, Congress, North Korea, Uncategorized, Kim Jong Un, Missiles, Nuclear, Nukes, Workers' Party

59th World Press Photo Contest Winners

“Storm Front on Bondi Beach”. Nature, first prize singles. Rohan Kelly, Australia, Daily Telegraph. Location: Sydney, Australia. A massive “cloud tsunami” looms over Sydney as a sunbather reads, oblivious to the approaching cloud on Bondi Beach, November 6, 2015. (Photo by Rohan Kelly/World Press Photo Contest) “Hope for a New Life”. Spot News, first prize singles. Warren Richardson, Australia. Location: Röszke, Hungary. A man passes a baby through the fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border i...
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