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North Korea marks 70th anniversary

Soldiers march with the portrait of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of country's foundation in Pyongyang, North Korea. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march with the portrait of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of country's foundation in Pyongyang, North Korea. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march with the portrait of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of country's foundation in Pyongyang, North Korea. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, wave while attending a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, wave while attending a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, wave while attending a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People wave plastic flowers during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People wave plastic flowers during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People wave plastic flowers during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Performers sings during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Performers sings during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Performers sings during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks to China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks to China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks to China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Students perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Students perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Students perform during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People wave plastic flowers and flags during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People wave plastic flowers and flags during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People wave plastic flowers and flags during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Artillery roll past during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Artillery roll past during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Artillery roll past during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers salute during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers salute during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers salute during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People attend a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People attend a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People attend a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers march during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Soldiers sing during a concert.

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Soldiers sing during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Soldiers sing during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Singers and soldiers perform during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Singers and soldiers perform during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Singers and soldiers perform during a concert. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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