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North Korea relaunches 'Mass Games'

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding, in Pyongyang, September 9, 2018. 

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding, in Pyongyang, September 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding, in Pyongyang, September 9, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Participants perform at the Mass Games in May Day stadium. 

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Participants perform at the Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants form a portrait of Kim Jong Il during the Mass Games in May Day stadium. 

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Participants form a portrait of Kim Jong Il during the Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants form a portrait of Kim Jong Il during the Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform Mass Games at May Day stadium. 

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Participants perform Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Participants perform at Mass Games in May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Fireworks explode during the Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Fireworks explode during the Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Fireworks explode during the Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People watch Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People watch Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd as he attends the Mass Games. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd as he attends the Mass Games. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kim Jong Un waves to the crowd as he attends the Mass Games. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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People watch Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People watch Mass Games at May Day stadium. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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