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  1. To-be-built dormitory
    Ewha Womans University President Kim Sun-uk, right, points to an artist’s rendering of a dormitory planned for the school’s campus in Seoul, Tuesday, during a groundbreaking ceremony. Those listening to her are, from left, Choi Kyung-hee, the next president of the university; Chang Myong-sue, head of Ewha Haktang; Yoon Hoo-jung, Ewha’s honorary president; and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon./ Courtesy of Ewha Womans University
    Ewha Womans University President Kim Sun-uk, right, points to an artist’s rendering of a dormitory planned for the school’s campus in Seoul, Tuesday, during a groundbreaking ceremony. Those listening to her are, from left, Choi Kyung-hee, the next president of the university; Chang Myong-sue, head of Ewha Haktang; Yoon Hoo-jung, Ewha’s honorary president; and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon./ Courtesy of Ewha Womans University
  2. Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
    Visitors to the National Museum of Korea take a look at Bohemian glass relics at a special exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the Czech Republic, Monday. The exhibition runs until April 26. / Yonhap
    Visitors to the National Museum of Korea take a look at Bohemian glass relics at a special exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the Czech Republic, Monday. The exhibition runs until April 26. / Yonhap
  3. Return of Goryeo treasure
    An ancient chest used to store Buddhist texts is on display during a ceremony at the National Museum of Korea, Tuesday. The nation’s flagship museum acquired the rare Goryeo Kingdom (918—1392) heritage from a Japanese collector./ Yonhap
    An ancient chest used to store Buddhist texts is on display during a ceremony at the National Museum of Korea, Tuesday. The nation’s flagship museum acquired the rare Goryeo Kingdom (918—1392) heritage from a Japanese collector./ Yonhap
  4. Beauty pageant
    2014 Miss Korea Kim Seo-yeon, 22, waves after winning the annual pageant at the Olympic Hall in the Olympic Park, southern Seoul, Tuesday. The first runners-up were Lee Seo-bin, 21, and Shin Su-min, 20; the second runners-up were Kim Myeong-seon, 21, Sarah Lee, 23, Baek Ji-hyun, 21, and Ryu So-ra, 20. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, organized the beauty contest./ Korea Times photo by Wang Tae-seok
    2014 Miss Korea Kim Seo-yeon, 22, waves after winning the annual pageant at the Olympic Hall in the Olympic Park, southern Seoul, Tuesday. The first runners-up were Lee Seo-bin, 21, and Shin Su-min, 20; the second runners-up were Kim Myeong-seon, 21, Sarah Lee, 23, Baek Ji-hyun, 21, and Ryu So-ra, 20. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, organized the beauty contest./ Korea Times photo by Wang Tae-seok
  5. Dami Im in Seoul
    Dami Im, who was the winner of the Australian audition program “The X-Factor” last year sings at the showcase for her debut  album “Dami Im” in Samseong-dong, Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap
    Dami Im, who was the winner of the Australian audition program “The X-Factor” last year sings at the showcase for her debut  album “Dami Im” in Samseong-dong, Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap
  6. Ready for new album in Japan
    Hallyu star Kim Hyun-joong, a member of K-pop group SS501, unveiled his photo to be included in his upcoming single album which will be released in June in Japan. The album titled “Hot Sun” will be his fourth single to be released in Japan. / Courtesy of Key East
    Hallyu star Kim Hyun-joong, a member of K-pop group SS501, unveiled his photo to be included in his upcoming single album which will be released in June in Japan. The album titled “Hot Sun” will be his fourth single to be released in Japan. / Courtesy of Key East
  7. [PHOTOS] Red Devils cheer
    Korean World Cup team supporters dressed in traditional Korean attire cheer at Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square ahead of the team's round of 16 match against Brazil at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans dressed in Korean traditional attire root for Team Korea in central Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Red Devils, the supporting fan group for Korea's national soccer team, cheer at Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square ahead of the team's round of 16 match against Brazil at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Dec. 6. Yonhap Supporters of South Korea cheer at Seoul's central Gwanghwamun Square, Dec. 6. Yonhap Korean soccer fans gather at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to support their team, Dec. 6. Yonhap A football fan wearing face paint cheers for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans in agony as they cheer on Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul during the first half against Brazil in Qatar, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans hold up placards and the Korean flag as they gather to cheer for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans cheer and sing as they gather to cheer for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans with face paint shout for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Korean soccer fans gather at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to support their team, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    Korean World Cup team supporters dressed in traditional Korean attire cheer at Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square ahead of the team's round of 16 match against Brazil at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans dressed in Korean traditional attire root for Team Korea in central Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Red Devils, the supporting fan group for Korea's national soccer team, cheer at Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square ahead of the team's round of 16 match against Brazil at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Dec. 6. Yonhap Supporters of South Korea cheer at Seoul's central Gwanghwamun Square, Dec. 6. Yonhap Korean soccer fans gather at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to support their team, Dec. 6. Yonhap A football fan wearing face paint cheers for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans in agony as they cheer on Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul during the first half against Brazil in Qatar, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans hold up placards and the Korean flag as they gather to cheer for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans cheer and sing as they gather to cheer for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Football fans with face paint shout for Team Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul Korean soccer fans gather at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to support their team, Dec. 6. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  8. [PHOTOS] Son Heung-min: a trip down memory lane
    Here comes Sonny! The Korea Times found some pictures of Son Heung-min in his rookie days. This world-class superstar was always excellent, but he was even cuter when he was little. Ahead of the big match with Brazil this Tuesday at 4 a.m. KST, The Korea Times shares these old pictures of Son to support him in the game. Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min expresses joy in this Dec. 14, 2011, file photo. Yonhap Korea's Son Heung-min answers questions at a football training center on Jeju Island in this Dec. 21, 2010, file photo. Yonhap Leverkusen's Korean striker, Son Heung-min, center, striker Stefan Kiessling and midfielder Emre Can celebrate Son's third goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hamburger SV in the German city of Leverkusen in this Nov. 9, 2013, file photo. AFP-Yonhap Leverkusen's Korean striker, Son Heung-min, celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against SV Werder Bremen, in Leverkusen, western Germany in this May 10, 2014 file photo. AFP-Yonhap Korea's Son Heung-min reacts after scoring the game winner in the closing minutes of the team's World Cup qualifier against Qatar at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in this March 26, 2013 file photo. Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min celebrates his first goal during a match against FSV Mainz 05 in Mainz, Germany, in this April 13, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap Korean striker Son Heung-min cries after Korea falls to Belgium 1-0 in the World Cup Group H match in Sao Paulo in this June 26, 2014 file photo. Newsis Son Heung-min, an 18-year-old winger from Hamburg SV in Germany, and his teammates train for the Asian Cup tournament in Qatar in this Dec. 21, 2010 file photo. Son is the youngest player on the team. Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min poses for a photo in this June 21, 2011 file photo. Korea Times file Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min poses for a photo in this June 21, 2011 file photo. Korea Times file Leverkusen midfielder Simon Rolfes, left, striker Stefan Kiessling, center, and winger Son Heung-min celebrate after Son scores against Nuremberg in Leverkusen, Germany in this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburger SV forward Son Heung-min, right, celebrates scoring his second goal with his coach, Thorsten Fink, during their Bundesliga match against Borussia Dortmund in Hamburg, Germany in this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match against 1.FC Cologne in Cologne, Germany in this Oct. 30, 2010 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburg's Korean forward Son Heung-min celebrates after a German Bundesliga match against Hanover 96 in Hamburg, Germany. He scored to give his side a 1-0 victory in this April 15, 2012, file photo. Reuters-Yonhap Bayer Leverkusen's new player Son Heung-min, left, is embraced by Stefan Kiessling after scoring during the team's German Cup first-round match against SV Lippstadt in Lippstadt, Germany, in this Aug. 4, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap
    Here comes Sonny! The Korea Times found some pictures of Son Heung-min in his rookie days. This world-class superstar was always excellent, but he was even cuter when he was little. Ahead of the big match with Brazil this Tuesday at 4 a.m. KST, The Korea Times shares these old pictures of Son to support him in the game. Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min expresses joy in this Dec. 14, 2011, file photo. Yonhap Korea's Son Heung-min answers questions at a football training center on Jeju Island in this Dec. 21, 2010, file photo. Yonhap Leverkusen's Korean striker, Son Heung-min, center, striker Stefan Kiessling and midfielder Emre Can celebrate Son's third goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hamburger SV in the German city of Leverkusen in this Nov. 9, 2013, file photo. AFP-Yonhap Leverkusen's Korean striker, Son Heung-min, celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against SV Werder Bremen, in Leverkusen, western Germany in this May 10, 2014 file photo. AFP-Yonhap Korea's Son Heung-min reacts after scoring the game winner in the closing minutes of the team's World Cup qualifier against Qatar at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in this March 26, 2013 file photo. Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min celebrates his first goal during a match against FSV Mainz 05 in Mainz, Germany, in this April 13, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap Korean striker Son Heung-min cries after Korea falls to Belgium 1-0 in the World Cup Group H match in Sao Paulo in this June 26, 2014 file photo. Newsis Son Heung-min, an 18-year-old winger from Hamburg SV in Germany, and his teammates train for the Asian Cup tournament in Qatar in this Dec. 21, 2010 file photo. Son is the youngest player on the team. Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min poses for a photo in this June 21, 2011 file photo. Korea Times file Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min poses for a photo in this June 21, 2011 file photo. Korea Times file Leverkusen midfielder Simon Rolfes, left, striker Stefan Kiessling, center, and winger Son Heung-min celebrate after Son scores against Nuremberg in Leverkusen, Germany in this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburger SV forward Son Heung-min, right, celebrates scoring his second goal with his coach, Thorsten Fink, during their Bundesliga match against Borussia Dortmund in Hamburg, Germany in this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburg SV's Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match against 1.FC Cologne in Cologne, Germany in this Oct. 30, 2010 file photo. AP-Yonhap Hamburg's Korean forward Son Heung-min celebrates after a German Bundesliga match against Hanover 96 in Hamburg, Germany. He scored to give his side a 1-0 victory in this April 15, 2012, file photo. Reuters-Yonhap Bayer Leverkusen's new player Son Heung-min, left, is embraced by Stefan Kiessling after scoring during the team's German Cup first-round match against SV Lippstadt in Lippstadt, Germany, in this Aug. 4, 2013 file photo. AP-Yonhap
  9. [PHOTOS] National college entrance exam
    A group of students enter Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School after saying goodbye to her mother in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student runs to Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17A student borrows a watch from a school official before entering Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother prays for her daughter who's taking the national college entrance exam, in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother cheers on her daughter, a student, who enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul to take the national college entrance exam, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student gives a media interview in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA spectacle is left on a boulder slab just outside the main entrance gate of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    A group of students enter Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School after saying goodbye to her mother in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student runs to Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17A student borrows a watch from a school official before entering Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother prays for her daughter who's taking the national college entrance exam, in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother cheers on her daughter, a student, who enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul to take the national college entrance exam, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student gives a media interview in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA spectacle is left on a boulder slab just outside the main entrance gate of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  10. Halloween stampede in Seoul's Itaewon [PHOTOS]
    Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties, Oct. 29. Yonhap Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Medical workers attend to victims in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescue workers carry a victim on the street near the scene in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Family members wait after reporting their loved ones as missing persons at the Hannam-dong community center in Yongsan, Oct. 30. Yonhap Debris is seen at the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Police officers work at the scene of a fatal crowd surge, in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP
    Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties, Oct. 29. Yonhap Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Medical workers attend to victims in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescue workers carry a victim on the street near the scene in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Family members wait after reporting their loved ones as missing persons at the Hannam-dong community center in Yongsan, Oct. 30. Yonhap Debris is seen at the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Police officers work at the scene of a fatal crowd surge, in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP
  11. North Korea celebrates 77th Workers' Party anniversary [PHOTOS]
    People pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People carry flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Soldiers lay flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People gather as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. The Celebration Poster, back right, says, "Ever-Victorious Wokers' Party of Korea." AP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Youth and students attend an evening gala with firework display to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP Youth and students attend an evening gala to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un overseeing a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a military striking drill of long-range artillery sub-units on the front and flying corps of the Korean People's Army (KPA), carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) for the operation of tactical nukes staging a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA    
    People pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People carry flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Soldiers lay flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People gather as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. The Celebration Poster, back right, says, "Ever-Victorious Wokers' Party of Korea." AP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Youth and students attend an evening gala with firework display to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP Youth and students attend an evening gala to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un overseeing a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a military striking drill of long-range artillery sub-units on the front and flying corps of the Korean People's Army (KPA), carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) for the operation of tactical nukes staging a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA    
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