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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il reportedly headed for eastern China by train Sunday on a trip to his main ally, and a Chinese leader told South Korea's president that Beijing invited Mr. Kim to learn from Chinese reforms.
North Korea's leader-in-waiting Kim Jong-un began a visit to China on Friday, according to media reports here, a trip seen as signifying Beijing's approval of the North's succession process.
The flags are up, and the streets of North Korea's capital are lined with flowers as the nation prepares to celebrate the biggest holiday of the year: the birthday of the late President Kim Il-sung.
South Korea says scientists from the two Koreas will meet next week to discuss joint research into an active volcano extolled in the North as the sacred birthplace of leader Kim Jong Il.
Democrats are the Forrest Gump of American politics. They've taken to heart the advice Jenny gave him right before he deployed to war: "Just, if you're ever in trouble, don't try to be brave, you just run, OK? Just run away."
North Korea's vicelike grip on the flow of information into and out of its secretive society is weakening, thanks to technology, the porous border with China and the North's crumbling economy, defectors and activists say.
It's a North Korean version of Christmas, with Kim Jong-il playing Santa Claus. In past years, the authoritarian leader has celebrated his birthday by handing out gifts to his people ranging from rice to Rolexes, an annual attempt to buy loyalty and stability.
South Korea's president pressed North Korea on Tuesday to change its pattern of provocations and take responsibility for two deadly attacks last year, saying that could lead to a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.
The recent bloody riots in Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria are only the beginning of a wave of instability — not only in Arab lands but across the whole so-called "developing" world.