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North Korea's New Power Brokers

AP | By JEAN H. LEE and MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 02.19.2012 | World

-- North Korea's young and inexperienced next leader will lean on a seasoned inner circle headed by his aunt and uncle to guide him through the trans...

American Journalist, Former North Korean Prisoner Responds To Kim Jong Il's Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

Journalists and sisters Laura and Lisa Ling appeared in an exclusive interview on CNN's "AC360" Monday night, to respond to the death of North Korean ...

Kim Jong Il Dead

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died of heart failure. He was 69. In a "special bro...

PHOTOS: Remembering Kim Jong Il's Shady Style

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.19.2011 | Style

Kim Jong Il, leader of North Korea for the past 17 years, died tonight from a heart attack. As AP pointed out, the dictator has a taste for cigars, li...

North Korean Leader Visits China

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il left Russia aboard his armored train late Thursday, crossing into Manchuria in China's northeast a day ...

North Korea Accuses South Of Trying To Kill Kim Jong Il

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea on Friday denied North Korea's claim that it hired an agent to track leader Kim Jong Il in what the communist n...