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Did N.Korea's 'Dear Leader' Die Of A Temper Tantrum?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

A little more than a year after North Korean state media reported the death of leader Kim Jong Il, reports are circulating new speculations about the ...

Kim Jong Il's Best Birthday Bash Ever?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

(AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea — Senior North Korean officials are pledging loyalty to new leader Kim Jong Un ahead of what would have been his late fa...

WATCH: North Koreans Openly Grieve Deceased Leader

Posted 12.19.2011 | World

The Associated Press has released an astonishing video from North Korean state media that shows North Koreans publicly grieving the death of their lon...

TIMELINE: The Life And Times Of Kim Jong Il

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

North Korea's ailing 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong Il has passed away at 69-years-old. Kim took over power from his father Kim Il Sung in 1994, and ruled th...

Kim Jong Il Has "Kidney Failure", Claim Observers

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is suffering from kidney failure which requires dialysis and also has partial paralysis following a 2008 stroke, a...

Kim Jong Il Turns 68, North Korea Worries About Health

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SEOUL, South Korea -- North Koreans celebrated "peerlessly brilliant" leader Kim Jong Il's 68th birthday Tuesday as questions persist abroad abou...

Inside Kim Jong-Il's Former School (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, and got a rare look at life there as the country faces mounting criticism for its...