Picture of the Day: Foreigners Celebrate the Birth of Kim Jong-il in North Korea

N.K. celebrates birth anniversary of former leader

People in North Korea dance on the streets in this photo from the North’s Korean Central News Agency on Feb. 16, 2018, to mark the birth anniversary of the country’s late former leader Kim Jong-il, which is named “the Day of the Shining Star.”  (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: North Korean Cross Country Skier Finishes 107th

N.K. cross-country skier Pak Il-chol

Pak Il-chol of North Korea competes in the men’s 15km cross-country skiing event of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics at Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre in PyeongChang, east of Seoul, on Feb. 16, 2018. He finished 107th among 116 contestants who completed the race. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Kim Jong-un Thanks Members of Propaganda Orchestra

N.K. leader lauds art troup after performance in South

North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un shakes hands with Jang Ryong-sik, chief conductor of the Samjiyon Orchestra which recently performed in the South, in this photo capture from the North’s Korean Central TV on Feb. 13, 2018. The North Korean art troupe had stage two performances during its visit to celebrate South Korea’s hosting of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Propaganda Tears

N.K. art troupe's performance in Seoul

Kim Yong-nam (far L), president of North Korea’s Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, wipes away tears as he attends a concert, staged by the North’s Samjiyon Orchestra, at the National Theater of Korea in Seoul on Feb. 11, 2018. Also attending the concert are North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister and special envoy, Kim Yo-jong (2nd from R), South Korean President Moon Jae-in (3rd from L), Moon’s wife Kim Jung-sook (far R). (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Vice President Pence Visits Cheonan Memorial

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits the Cheonan Memorial at the West Sea Protection Hall, in Pyeongtaek, Korea, Feb. 9, where he was escorted by Mr. Kim, Lok hyun, museum director. Vice President Pence toured the museum, along with Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general U.S. Forces Korea, Combined Forces Command, United Nations Command and Gen. Kim, Byeong Joo, deputy commander, Combined Forces Command, and visited the memorial dedicated to the 46 crewmen from the Cheonan warship who lost their lives in 2010 members who lost their lives. (U.S. Army Photos by Staff Sgt. David Chapman, USFK)

Picture of the Day: President Moon Meets with Kim Yong-nam

Moon meets N.K. ceremonial leader

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (C) and first lady Kim Jung-sook (R) pose with Kim Yong-nam, North Korea’s ceremonial head of state, during a reception for ranking foreign delegates to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the host town of PyeongChang, east of Seoul, on Feb. 9, 2018, hours before the sporting event’s opening ceremony. (Yonhap)