07/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Apparently Doctored Photo Raises Speculation About North Korea's Kim Jong-Il

SEOUL, South Korea An image of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, shown recently on government-run television appears to be a doctored version of an earlier photo, raising the possibility that Mr. Kim's health has deteriorated to the point where he has had to skip public appearances, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday.

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