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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Overweight Kim Jong-un injured his ankle and knee, says N Korean source

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Leader may make his first appearance in more than a month, ending speculation about his fate World watches for Kim return at anniversary event North Korean leader ... in charge of the country, a source close to him said. Kim's absence from the public eye, along with suggestions in the North Korean media that he might be ill, has sparked rumours abroad ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    Rumours abound over absence of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by MCT

    ... Kim's absence If North Korean leader Kim Jong-un isn't sick, he must be dead- at least politically. That's the thinking behind a rash of rumours that the portly 31-year-old scion ... fuelled Korea watchers' speculation that he has been deposed by a palace coup. Then a high-level delegation of Pyongyang officials made a surprise visit to the South Korean city of Incheon ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's return to spotlight shows slightly more open North Korea

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... leader's return to the spotlight Just like that, Kim Jong-un was back. For weeks, the portly North Korean leader's sudden disappearance from public view was the source of wild theories ranging ... to business as usual. Despite these frequent disappearances, this latest incident does reveal something about the current North Korean regime; the present leader is relatively more open than his ...

  4. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un is back and this time he's got a cane

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 08:52am by AP

    ... After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back, ending rumours that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new mystery has emerged: Why ... attends and was described in an official documentary last month as experiencing "discomfort". Archive footage from August showed him overweight and limping, prompting South Korean media ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un no-show at North Korean parliament prompts health speculation

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:50am by AP

    ... to take his customary seat as the country convened its rubber-stamp parliament. Only part of this year's second meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly was shown on North Korean state ... has not been seen in state media since attending a concert in Pyongyang on September 3. He was shown limping on television in July and again earlier this month. South Korean media outlets have ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury: source

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:52am by Reuters in Beijing and Seoul

    ... recuperating from a leg injury North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill, a source with access to the secretive North’s ... position that Kim leads the country. “So it appears it is being normally ruled by Kim Jong-un,” ministry spokesman Lim Byeong-cheol said. North Korean officials have denied that Kim’s public ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    What's afoot with Kim Jong-un? Raft of rumours as he vanishes from view

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AP

    ... speculation about Kim Jong-un. Maybe it's gout, unidentified sources tell South Korean reporters, or diabetes, or high blood pressure. A thinly sourced British report says the Swiss-educated dictator has been laid low by a cheese addiction. Yesterday a South Korean newspaper said that Kim had been in hospital after surgery on both ankles earlier this month. Kim apparently cracked bones ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean official says purge won’t hurt economic policy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:17pm by Associated Press in Pyongyang

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang A senior North Korean official said on Sunday that the execution of leader Kim Jong-un’s once-powerful uncle will not lead to changes in economic policies and vowed that the nation would push ahead with an ambitious plan to develop new economic zones to attract foreign investment. Jang Song-thaek’s wife, meanwhile, has been named to an ad-hoc state ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Kim Jong-un observes North Korean forces pounding mock enemy positions as large-scale manoeuvres are seen as a display of pique over Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Seoul Kim holds island-assault drill in warning to South North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Hwang Pyong-so succeeds Choe Ryong-hae as North Korean leader's effective deputy, a role for which observer says he's long been groomed Kim makes ... of the military. In a report on May Day celebrations in Pyongyang, the North's official KCNA news agency named Hwang Pyong-so as the director of the Korean People's Army (KPA) General Political ...




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