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Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second-most- powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired his powerful uncle and publicly executed two of his relative's associates, South Korean officials said.
Lawmakers in South Korea say recent intelligence shows that not only were two colleagues of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle recently executed, but around the same time, the powerful family figure — considered a key influence on the freshman dictator — disappeared from public view.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday officially banned the nation's security forces from requesting international airstrikes during operations in residential areas.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his late father, but despite a new emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea’s most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his father was, but despite an emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea's most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
Google is not just a search engine for 26-year-old South Korean Ma Han-joo. Nor is Twitter merely a fun way to share pics of K-pop stars. For Ma and thousands of other young conservative activists _ many of them teenagers _ they are crucial weapons in their campaign to scrub the Internet of North Korea sympathizers.
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.