Each glimpse of North Korea adds to its inscrutability. Here's the latest story about the Koreas' recent interchange.
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This picture taken by North Korea's Central News Agency on December 23, 2010 and distributed by Tokyo's Korean News Service on December 24, 2010 shows a national meeting at the April 25 House of Culture to mark the 19th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's gaining of the supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army. North Korea on December 23, 2010 said it was ready for a "sacred war" using its nuclear weapons as the South held a live-fire drill in a show of strength a month after Pyongyang's deadly attack on a border island.