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The mystery woman by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's side at a concert in Pyongyang this month is driving international speculation about her identity. South Korean media have published various theories about who she might be. One says it is Mr. Kim's sister, another posits that it is a former pop singer and yet another says it could be his wife, since little is ever revealed about the private lives of the country's leaders. (Korean Central News Agency via Associated Press)

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The identity of the woman at leader Kim Jong-un's side has created quite a stir among North Korea watchers.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center right) and an unidentified woman applaud a performance by North Korea's new Moranbong band in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center right) and an unidentified woman applaud a performance by North Korea's new Moranbong band in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center right) and others clap as they watch a performance in Pyongyang on Friday that featured Disney characters. (Korea News Service via Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) stands next to senior military leaders during a ceremony in honor of his father, Kim Jong-il, and grandfather, Kim Il-sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, April 13, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) stands next to senior military leaders during a ceremony in honor of his father, Kim Jong-il, and grandfather, Kim Il-sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, April 13, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un applauds on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as he walks ahead of Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, after attending a concert in Pyongyang, North Korea, to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. (Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un applauds on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as he walks ahead of Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, after attending a concert in Pyongyang, North Korea, to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** North Korean leader Kim Jong-un salutes during a mass military parade in the Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 15, 2012, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il-sung. (Associated Press/Kyodo News)

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** FILE ** North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other officials bow before a portrait of the late leader Kim Jong-il during a ceremony to mark the 100th day after Kim's death at Kumsusan Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

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A South Korean protester aims a toy gun at an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which is set on a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea rally denouncing North's plan to launch a long-range rocket in Seoul on March, 20, 2012. (Associated Press)

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An effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is put on a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea rally in Seoul on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, to denounce the North's plan to launch a long-range rocket. (Associated Press)

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New North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves at Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, after reviewing a parade of thousands of soldiers to commemorate the 70th birthday of his late father, Kim Jong-il, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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In this undated photo, North Korea's new leader, Kim Jong-un, greets students at Mangyongdae Revolutionary School in Pyongyang, North Korea, on the occasion of the Chinese New Year. Compared with his father, who preceded him as president, Mr. Kim is less aloof and more outgoing. (Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (center) waves during his visit to the Korean People's Army (KPA) Air Force Unit 354 at an undisclosed location in North Korea in this undated photo. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this undated photo released Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korea's new leader Kim Jong Un, right, inspects the Pyongyang Folk Park under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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** FILE ** In this undated file image made from KRT video, North Korea's new leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse at an undisclosed place in North Korea, aired Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korea's new leader Kim Jong Un, left, applauds with military personnel as he inspects Seoul Ryu Kyong Su 105 Guards Tank Division of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea to congratulate servicepersons on New Year's day. Kim Jong Un's first inspection visit without his father Kim Jong Il was a well-documented New Year's Day trip to the tank unit with symbolic ties to his family and his nation's history. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, File) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

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Kim Jong-un, North Korea's new young leader, rides a horse at an undisclosed place in North Korea in this undated image made from KRT video that aired on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)