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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea's Kim makes 1st public appearance in a month

Leader tours city development project ahead of regime's 10-year anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tours a development project in Samjiyon, a city nestled at the base of the sacred Mount Paektu.   © KCNA/Reuters

SEOUL -- Kim Jong Un toured an urban development project as state media on Tuesday reported on a public appearance by the North Korean leader for the first time in more than a month.

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