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Latest Kim Jong-Il Items
China and North Korea confirmed Monday that their leaders met while Kim Jong-il was on a secretive trip to China, but there were no signs of his son on what was suspected to be a visit to drum up support for a succession plan.
After Kim Jong-il's safe return Monday, North Korea confirmed what for days had been clear: The "Dear Leader" was on a not-so-secret trip to northeastern China.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il apparently toured several Chinese border cities Sunday while on a secretive trip reportedly aimed at drumming up support for a succession plan involving his youngest son.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il reportedly met top Chinese leaders in an apparent bid for Beijing's diplomatic and financial support for a succession plan involving his third and youngest son, who is said to be traveling with him.
North Korean reclusive leader Kim Jong-il is visiting powerful ally China, possibly with his son and heir apparent, South Korean government sources said Thursday, ahead of a meeting that may settle Mr. Kim's succession.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il has turned up in China in a strangely timed visit for the reclusive leader while former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is in North Korea trying to win the release of an imprisoned American.
North Koreans welcomed Jimmy Carter back to Pyongyang with smiles, salutes and hearty handshakes as the former American president arrived on a mission to bring home a Boston man jailed in the communist country since January.
North Korea appears to have added Facebook to the social networking sites it recently joined to ramp up its propaganda war against South Korea and the U.S.
South Korea has blocked North Korea's new Twitter account from being accessed in the South, saying the tweets contain "illegal information" under the country's security laws, officials said Thursday.