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LOOK: Kim Jong Il's Last Public Appearance

Posted 12.19.2011 | World

Kim Jong Il, the North Korean dictator whose death was announced in the United States on Sunday, made his last public appearance at a supermarket in P...

North Korean Defector Escapes During Leader's Birthday Fest

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean has walked across the heavily mined border into South Korea, but few of his fellow citizens will hear of the rare def...

Kim Jong Il May Promote Son At North Korea Convention

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's ruling communist party has finally set a date for its biggest convention in decades, an apparent indication t...

Kim Jong Il's Son Takes Over NKorea Spy Agency: Report

AP | JAE-SOON CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il doled out foreign-made cars to senior intelligence officials to ensure their loyalty to his...

Kim Jong-un: North Korea's Kim Anoints Youngest Son As Heir

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — One photo shows a chubby-cheeked boy with an impish grin. Former classmates at a Swiss boarding school describe a shy stude...

Kim Jong-Il Makes First Appearance Since Suspected Stroke

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM and JEAN H. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — A visibly grayer and thinner Kim Jong Il proved Thursday he remains in charge of communist North Korea, presiding over parl...

Kim Jong Un To Be Kim Jong Il's Successor

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

North Korea's infamous dictator, Kim Jong Il, will be succeeded by his youngest son, Kim Jong Un, Times Online reports. The 25-year-old is being groom...

North Korea's Kim Taps 3rd Son, Kim Jong Un, As Successor

AP | KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is believed to have named his youngest son to succeed him as head of the Stalinist nation, ...