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Japan heads to NKorea for 1st time in 22 years; fans warned to leave drums, flags at home

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There are no hot dogs, peanuts or plastic cups of beer for sale when the North Korean soccer team takes the pitch. There are no noisemakers, and no one does the wave. (..) Those sanctions have cut off much-needed sources of aid at a time when 6 million North Koreans — a quarter of the population — are going hungry, according to the World Food Program.