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  • Kim Jong-un, the youngest son and designated successor to the late Kim Jong-il as North Korean dictator, salutes during the funeral for his father in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo)

    Inside the Ring

    U.S. intelligence agencies are busy assessing the new power structure emerging in North Korea as Kim Jong-un, son of the late Kim Jong-il, takes over.


  • In this image made from KRT video, Kim Jong-un (center), Kim Jong-il's youngest son and successor, walks next to his father's hearse during a funeral procession for the late North Korean leader in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

    North Koreans salute, cry for late leader Kim Jong-il

    Tens of thousands of North Koreans lined the snowy streets of Pyongyang on Wednesday, wailing and clutching their chests as a black hearse carried late leader Kim Jong-il's body through the capital for a final farewell.


  • Members of a South Korean mourners delegation, including Hyun Jeong-eun (center), chairwoman of Hyundai Group, pay their respects to the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. (AP Photo)

    N. Korea: Economic agreements discussed with South

    A South Korean mourning delegation returned home Tuesday after meeting with Kim Jong-un, North Korea's next leader, who rapidly has gained prominence since the death of his father, Kim Jong-il.


  • In this Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Koreans gather in front of a huge portrait of their late leader Kim Jong-il to mourn his death in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

    Veil of secrecy in North Korea for Kim funeral

    Late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il kept the world guessing in death as in life, with state media keeping quiet about the timing and details of his funeral Wednesday.


  • Lee Hee-ho (center), widow of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, arrives at Kaesong, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. Mrs. Lee is part of an 18-person group allowed by South Korea to attend the funeral of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il on Wednesday. (AP Photo)

    Kim Jong-il's heir meets with S. Korean delegation

    North Korea's next leader burnished his diplomatic skills Monday, welcoming a private South Korean mourning delegation as state media revealed a new title that gives Kim Jong-un authority over political matters.


  • North Koreans pay their respects to the late leader Kim Jong-il in front of his portrait in Chagang, North Korea, on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

    N. Korea pointing to heir's uncle playing key role

    North Korea is showing the uncle and key patron of anointed heir Kim Jong-un wearing a military uniform with a general's insignia — a strong sign he'll play a crucial role in helping the young man take over power and uphold the "military-first" policy initiated by his late father, Kim Jong-il.


  • North Koreans cry as they pay their respects to Kim Jong-il, their late leader, at Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

    N. Korea media dubs young Kim 'outstanding leader'

    The handover of power in North Korea to Kim Jong-il's young son Kim Jong-un appeared to be going smoothly Thursday, with official media calling the heir an "outstanding leader" and no outward unrest in the capital or troop movements along its borders.


  • A final photograph of Kim Jong-il, released Saturday, shows North Korea's "Dear Leader" in a Pyongyang grocery store with a retinue that includes his son-successor, Kim Jong-un (right on the first step with two riders),  Kim Jong-il's sister Kim Kyong-hui and her husband, Jang Song-thaek (two steps behind Kim Jong-un, in light jacket). (Associated Press)

    The power behind Kim Jong-il's young successor

    North Korea's young and inexperienced next leader will lean on a seasoned inner circle headed by his aunt and uncle to guide him through the transition to supreme ruler.


  • Mourners gather in Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, to pay their respects to North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, who died Saturday. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

    Huge crowd of mourners gathers for Kim Jong-il

    Tens of thousands of mourners packed Pyongyang's snowy main square Wednesday to pay respects to late leader Kim Jong-il as North Korea tightened security in cities and won loyalty pledges from top generals for Mr. Kim's son and anointed heir.


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