Global Politics

AP Opens Office in North Korea


Credit: David Guttenfelder
Associated Press President Tom Curley, right, shakes hands with Korean Central News Agency President Kim Pyong Ho after signing an agreement to open a new AP office in Pyongyang, North Korea on Monday Jan. 16, 2012. The AP opened its newest bureau in North Korea, making it the first international news organization with a full time presence to cover news from North Korea in words, pictures, and video. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

For the Geo Quiz we want you to name the city where the Associated Press has just opened a full-time news bureau.

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The city is in North Korea and the news agency is the first Western news organization to open report from North Korea.

North Korea has mostly been off limits to international journalists for decades.

AP CEO Tom Curley says the new bureau is located inside the headquarters of the state-run Korean News Agency.

Pyongyang is the answer to the Geo Quiz.

Anchor Marco Werman has more details.