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North Korea celebrates birthday of late leader Kim Jong II

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

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

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North Korea photo exhibition

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

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

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North Korea marks Kim Jong-il death anniversary

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

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

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North Korea marks anniversary of former leader's death

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

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

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North Korean power behind the throne dismissed

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

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

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North Korea: anniversary of Kim Il-Sung's death

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

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

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Back in the Day: Kim Jong-il takes control in North Korea

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

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

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North and South Korea break their silence with talks

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

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

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Like father, like son: Kim Jong-un looking at things

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

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

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North Korea marks former leader's birthday

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

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

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North Korea celebrates Kim Jong Il's birthday

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 Koreans are celebrating what would have been former leader Kim Jong Il’s 71st birthday. Since his death in December 2011, February 16 has

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N Korea marks death of Kim Jong-il one year on

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

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

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Patter of tiny feet for North Korea?

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 may soon witness the birth of the fourth generation of its hereditary dictatorship as television pictures showed the wife of the

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Gymnastics for Kim Il-sung

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

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

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N Korea marks Kim Il-sung centenary

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

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

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North Korea marks 100th birthday of founder

Over 50,000 military and civilians attend a ceremony for North Korea’s eternal President Kim Il-sung ahead of his 100th birthday celebrations.

Over 50,000 military and civilians attend a ceremony for North Korea’s eternal President Kim Il-sung ahead of his 100th birthday celebrations.

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North Korean leader makes first televised speech

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’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

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North Korea ends 100 days of mourning for Kim Jong-il

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

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

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N. Korea punishes insufficient signs of grief

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

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

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North Korean military officers pledge allegiance to Kim Jong-un

North Korea’s state television showed its top military officers again swearing fervent pledges of loyalty, vowing to become “human rifles and bombs”

North Korea’s state television showed its top military officers again swearing fervent pledges of loyalty, vowing to become “human rifles and bombs”

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'Kim Jong-il' weeps for late North Korean leader

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

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

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North Koreans rally in show of support for Kim Jong-un

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.

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.

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South Korea urges reconciliation with North

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

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

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North Koreans honour Kim Jong-il

Thousands gathered in Pyongyang’s main square for a memorial in honour of the country’s late leader Kim Jong-il.

Thousands gathered in Pyongyang’s main square for a memorial in honour of the country’s late leader Kim Jong-il.

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North Korea tells the world to expect no change

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 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

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North Korea lauds its new 'Supreme Leader'

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

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