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Kim Jong-Un’s Wife Reappears Sparking New Specualtion

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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The public is getting another glimpse of the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after speculation about why she had not been seen for some time. Photos from North Korea Tuesday showed Ri Sol-Ju attending a football match and a concert with her husband. The public appearances are her first in nearly two […]

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Another Military Visit for Kim Jong Un As Book Raises Doubts

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea’s state-run media are heralding another visit by the country’s young leader to a military installation – just days after a new book questioned Kim Jong Un’s grip on power. The North Korean Central News Agency said the young Kim inspected an army unit before posing for photos. It said during the inspection, the […]

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NY Times Withdraws Suspect North Korean Photo

Posted December 29th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The New York Times says it has withdrawn an official North Korean photograph of the funeral procession for the late leader Kim Jong Il, after experts determined it had been digitally altered. The Times reported the withdrawal Thursday, saying the suspect photo was taken by Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency and distributed by a European […]

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North Korean Heir Apparent an Enigma

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Kim Jong Il’s heir — his third son Kim Jong Un — has risen to power swiftly in North Korea since being made a four-star general one year ago. But he is even more of an enigma than his late father. Kim Jong Un is believed to be around 28 years old. His birth date, […]

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Kim Jong Il Led North Korea With Power of Personality

Posted December 28th, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Kim Jong Il ruled North Korea for 17 years, continuing a government focused on the principle of self-reliance and a cult of personality founded by his father, Kim Il Sung. There is not much reliable personal information about the enigmatic Mr. Kim. According to local legend, he was born on North Korea’s Mount Paekdu under […]

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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace,” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton on Monday said she hopes North Korea will be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its people.” […]

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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton said late Monday she hoped North Korea would be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its people.” […]

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Clinton: North Korea Should Follow ‘Path of Peace’ Following Kim’s Death

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging North Korea’s new leadership to choose what she calls the “path of peace” following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Clinton said late Monday that she hoped North Korea would be committed to “improving relations with its neighbors and respecting the rights of its […]

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US, Japan Call for Peaceful Transition in North Korea

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Pacific powers have been in close consultation following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il amid concern for the wellbeing of the reclusive nation’s people. Clinton spoke following talks in Washington Monday with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. She said their two countries share a […]

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US, Japan Call for Peaceful Transition in North Korea

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Pacific powers have been in close consultation following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il amid concern for the wellbeing of the reclusive nation’s people. Clinton spoke following talks in Washington Monday with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. She said their two countries share a […]

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