The Yongbyon reactor could be operational again within a year.
He catches a glimpse of everyday life in the ‘hermit kingdom’ – sidewalk vendors, electric trollies, neighborhood shops – but also encounters the ever-watchful Pyongyang police.
The leader, who missed Tuesday's celebration of his country's 60th anniversary, has periodically been reported ill. But the speculation this time assumes greater urgency.
To avert a famine, more aid is needed. Half of all families eat only two meals a day, says new WFP assessment.
The wish list includes continued security aid to balance China, greater engagement, and trade.