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North Korea Leader Dies

Kim Jong Il's Myths And Legends

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

Just before North Korean leader Kim Jong Il died, the skies glowed red above sacred Mount Paektu and the impenetrable sheet of ice at the heart of the...

PHOTOS: Enigmatic Son Leads North Korean National Mourning

AP | Posted 02.19.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- North Korea's anointed heir Kim Jong Un led a solemn procession of mourners Tuesday to the glass coffin of his father and lo...

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...

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside North Korea

Posted 02.18.2012 | World

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il has passed away at 69-years-old. He died on a train, reportedly suffering a heart attack. Kim Jong Il took over po...