After a 21-gun salute, dozens of infantry units marched through Kim Il Sung Square, some in night-vision goggles or wielding rocket-propelled grenade launchers, as the current leader - the founder's grandson - looked on from a rostrum.
China's top legislator on Sunday presented a signed letter from General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). "North Korea relations and to declare the (Korean) war is over", said Lee Ho-ryung, chief of North Korean studies at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses.
The experts note it will be "significantly larger" than previously military parades - with the "largest number of pre-parade shelters" spotted since Kim came to power in 2011. But the only ones on show were the blue Kumsong-3, an anti-ship cruise missile, and the Pongae-5 surface-to-air weapon.
At its last military parade in February, Pyongyang displayed what appeared to be intercontinental ballistic missiles like the Hwasong-15 missile, capable of delivering a nuclear weapon to any city on the U.S. mainland, in a thinly veiled threat to Washington.
The U.S.'s newly appointed special representative for North Korea, former Ford Motor Co. executive Steve Biegun, was due to arrive in the region Monday.
They support North Korea's denuclearisation and abide by global sanctions against Pyongyang, but have rejected Trump's threats of military action made a year ago.
Foreign dignitaries and officials have begun arriving Pyongyang on the eve of North Korea's 70th founding anniversary, amid a deadlock in denuclearisation negotiations with the United States.
Thousands of accompanying citizens waved bouquets and flags, chanting "Long live" to the leader.
Diplomatic invitations for the anniversary have gone out around the world, but the only head of state known to be attending is Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.
The parties are struggling to implement a 1-1/2 page document signed by Trump and Kim in June at the first-ever summit between sitting US and North Korean leaders.
Yet this year, following Kim's multi-polar charm offensive - which some pundits believe is a desperate strategy to break out of his global isolation, while others believe it is a a natural progression now that he has essentially finalized his nuclear deterrent - Kim and Xi have met three times.
"There was no display of ICBMs, IRBMs (intermediate-range ballistic missiles), which would really not have sat well with the whole idea that North Korea is committed to ultimate demilitarization".
With the help of two pro bono lawyers, Bobbitt sued McClure and D'Amico for the missing money last week. The screenshot provided by Fallon does not show any response from Bobbitt. "I don't want that either".
Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was expected to regain hurricane strength as it neared Bermuda. It's still too early to know for sure, but we should all be tracking the storm carefully in the days ahead.
Turkey also does not want to see another Kurdish-controlled area rise along its border, as it already faces in northern Iraq. Trump will chair a UN Security Council meeting on Iran during an annual gathering of world leaders in NY later this month.
Poland expelled four Russian diplomats as part of a coordinated global response to the suspected nerve agent attack in Salisbury. Basu said the passports were genuine but the names were probably aliases, and appealed to the public to help identify the men.
But having returned to tennis in 2015, Sevastova has risen steadily through the ranks and is now ranked No 18 in the world. Open semifinalists, a year after an all-American women's final four. "In the end it's incredible , you can't believe it".
But Pliskova's game is ideally suited to grass, proof of which are her titles from Nottingham in 2016 and Eastbourne in 2017. She will turn 37 on September 26, unsure when she'll fully get back to the player she was before her health scares.
Conner went through a Bell-like slim-down after his rookie season, which was cut short by a knee injury (torn MCL). We'd like [Bell] out there, but we've got guys who can make plays for us. "I just hate it came to this.
The prolific and iconic actor's career began on TV, starring in western shows such as Riverboat and Gunsmoke . The actor reportedly turned down the roles of both Han Solo in Star Wars , and John McLane in Die Hard .
You'll learn how her current outfit is a tribute to the former hero Mar-Vell and see the Kree influences in Brie Larson's costume. Ben Mendelsohn plays their leader Talos, who spearheads a Skrull invasion of Earth. "Captain Marvel" comes to theaters March 8 .
Dominic Carlucci drove back to his home on the barrier island in his Hummer, and found no damage, just a sagging wooden fence. Rapid weakening is forecast after Gordon moves inland, and Gordon is forecast to become a tropical depression on Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office said that not a single person on board either boat was wearing a life vest. Officials deemed it too risky to allow divers in the water after dark but planned to resume their search Sunday morning.
The umpire was right to give Serena Williams a serve
Her previous best performance at a Grand Slam was losing in the fourth round at this year's Australian Open. In a second tweet, King added: "When a woman is emotional, she's "hysterical" and she's penalized for it".
Rapper Mac Miller dead at 26
The 25-year-old performing ten songs from her recent album Sweetener , as well as an a cappella rendition of 'One More Time' . Another source said Grande is heartbroken, adding, "Despite their split , Ariana had always been supportive of his sobriety".
Spain coach imposes cell phone ban on players
Enrique, too, gave a glowing report on the man he has decided will continue with the captain's armband under his tenure. That decision was reportedly opposed by numerous senior players in the Spain squad, including captain Sergio Ramos .
Pogba always welcome at Barca - Suarez
Chris Smalling believes that Manchester United have always been soft targets for critics whenever there are any minor lapses. It's a well known fact that John Terry supported Manchester United as a youngster .
The new 6.1-inch iPhone could come in red and blue colors
According to reports , the 6.1 inch LCD iPhone 9 will cost close to what the iPhone 8 costed during the time of tis release. There are also rumours that there's a 6.1 inch model, with an LCD screen, which is supposed to replace the iPhone 8 .