North Korean pop band cancels Beijing concert

December 15, 2015 11:14 IST 1 of 5
Members of the Moranbong Band of North Korea arrive at Beijing International Airport before departing from Beijing, China. Members of an all-female North Korean pop music band left Beijing abruptly on Saturday before they were due to perform at a concert, heading back to Pyongyang, Japan's Kyodo news service reported. The band, formed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was visiting China along with the North's State Merited Chorus and was due to perform later on Saturday at Beijing's National Center for the Performing Arts, Kyodo reported. Credit: Reuters