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North Korea has been marking what would have been the 72nd birthday of the late leader Kim Jong II. His son Kim Jong Un stood by giant statues of
On Tuesday North Korea held a lavish opening ceremony to inaugurate an exhibition of photographs of the country’s leaders, going all the way back to
Thousands of North Koreans braved sub zero temperatures on Monday, to pay their respects to former leader Kim Jong Il on the eve of the second
North Korea has marked the second anniversary of the death of its former leader Kim Jong Il. Kim Jong Un took over when his father died suddenly
The executed uncle of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un has been branded “despicable human scum worse than a dog”. Jang Song-thaek, previously the
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle, considered the power behind the throne, is believed to have been dismissed from his posts, a South Korean
In Pyonyang, North Koreans have commemorated the19th anniversary of the death of Kim-Il-Sung, by laying flowers at the statues of the country’s
July 8, 1994. Kim Jong-il succeeds his father Kim Il-sung as the Supreme Leader of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. He also becomes the
North and South Korea opened their first official talks in two years on Sunday at a border village “without argument”, the South said, building on
He may be in only his third year in office, but North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has already shown he is willing to match and even out-do the
Kim Jong-Il would have been 71 years old on February, 16. North Koreans gathered in Pyongyang to his birthday.Two new statues of Kim Jong-Il and his
North Koreans are celebrating what would have been former leader Kim Jong Il’s 71st birthday. Since his death in December 2011, February 16 has
North Korea staged a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il.
On the one-year anniversary of the death of North Korea’s Kim Jong-il, there has been a day of mourning for the former leader. His son, and current
North Korea may soon witness the birth of the fourth generation of its hereditary dictatorship as television pictures showed the wife of the
North Korea held a mass rally on Friday (December 14), attended by thousands to mark the successful rocket launch of the second version of satellite
Around 100,000 North Koreans took part in the country’s latest synchronised dance and gymnastics show at Pyongyang’s May Day Stadium. These so-called
North Korea has held a massive dance party in Pyongyang’s central square to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of former leader and state
Over 50,000 military and civilians attend a ceremony for North Korea’s eternal President Kim Il-sung ahead of his 100th birthday celebrations.
North Korea’s fresh-faced new leader has made his first speech in public. Kim Jong-un took to the podium, after soldiers and sailors showcased the
North Korea observed the end of the 100-day mourning period following the death of leader Kim Jong-il last December. Tens of thousands of people
The North Korean authorities are reported to have handed down punishments for those citizens who did not display enough grief at the death of the
North Korea’s state television showed its top military officers again swearing fervent pledges of loyalty, vowing to become “human rifles and bombs”
Kim Jong-il is back from the dead. Or is he? Kim Young-sik works as an engraver in the South Korean capital, Seoul. But in his spare time, the
North Koreans took part in a ritual rally in Pyongyang on Tuesday, to show support for their country’s policies and new leader Kim Jong-un.
The South Korean president is calling on North Korea’s new leader to take the opportunity to return to negotiations after the death of his father Kim
North Korea has told the world there will be no change in its stance towards South Korea and its allies after the death of Kim Jong-il. His son Kim
North Korea lauded Kim Jong-un as its new “Supreme Leader” on Thursday. The son of the late Kim Jong-il appeared at a military parade in