North Korea hotel may open after 20 years

The 105-story, pyramid-shaped hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, may be on the verge of opening for the first time after 20 years of on-and-off construction.

A cyclist rides along the banks of the River Taedong in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, June 1, 2007. The pyramid in the background is the Ryogyong Hotel, on which construction began in 1987 but was abandoned unfinished in 1991. (AP Photo/Michael Fischer)

A cyclist rides along the banks of the River Taedong in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, June 1, 2007. The pyramid in the background is the Ryogyong Hotel, on which construction began in 1987 but was abandoned unfinished in 1991. (AP Photo/Michael Fischer)

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