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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea airs film about leader with ousted uncle edited out, report says

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 07:18pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... It is still unclear which of his high-level titles, including vice-chairman of the powerful National Defence Commission and membership in the ruling Workers’ Party politburo, may have been taken away. ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... of other top positions as a Politburo Standing Committee member and a vice-chairman of both the Central Military Commission and the National Defence Commission. There were multiple reports earlier ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea signals ‘high-intensity’ action as world debates nuclear test date

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 08:31am by AFP

    ... of an expected nuclear test. The report on a meeting of the Korean Workers’ Party politburo made no specific reference to a nuclear detonation, which some analysts are now suggesting may not be as imminent as initially believed. The politburo session “called for staging an all-out action of high intensity”, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. It also stressed the need to continue ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song-thaek, executed for treason in North Korea

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 06:27am by Staff Reporter and Agencies

    ... of the powerful National Defence Commission and a member of Workers’ Party politburo. Married to the sister of Kim’s father, Kim Jong-il, Jang had been considered the man who could help his nephew ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrest of North Korea's No 2 figure is cause for concern in Beijing

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:39am by NYT

    ... country. But the major impact may be outside. The video of Jang's arrest on Sunday at a Politburo meeting was released to the North Korean public, replete with tearful underlings shown ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Activity seen at North Korean atomic test site

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 01:27pm by AFP

    ... state measures,” fuelling speculation of an imminent detonation. Military chief Hyon Yong-chol, the head of the army’s politburo Choe Ryong-hae and spy chief Kim Won-hong attended the meeting, ...

  7. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Vice-President's North Korea trip shows Pyongyang still key partner

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... missed a spot on the Politburo's supreme Standing Committee last year, is the highest-ranking Chinese official to visit North Korea since Kim Jong-un succeeded his father as leader ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea mourns late leader Kim Jong-il

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 09:59am by AFP

    ... eulogy on the mausoleum balcony was given by Choe Ryong-hae, the head of the Korean army’s politburo, who called on the country to “rally behind” the new leader. Kim Jong-un, flanked ...



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