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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... and the disabled, a broadening of the state education and health-care systems, expanded efforts to provide enough food to the often famine-struck nation and a free housing programme. But, he said, efforts ... this year that Choe had been arrested and possibly purged after he dropped from public view for three weeks- an unusually long absence for such a senior figure. His reappearance in March, alongside ...

  2. 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 ... father, Kim Jong-il, and grandfather, "Eternal President" Kim Il-sung, who founded the nation in 1948 as a socialist rival to the South. Neither ever publicly acknowledged so much ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un goes out on a limp in his second appearance carrying walking stick

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea’s state media on Friday reported another public appearance by leader Kim Jong-un, his second in four days after an extended absence that has seen ... complexes built to house faculty members of a university specialising in nuclear research. The young leader resurfaced earlier this week after dropping out of the public eye for nearly six weeks ...

  4. 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

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Seoul Source close to North Korea's leadership says leader Kim Jong-un remains in control of the secretive nuclear state but remains out of the public eye while ... detail, have not mentioned any public appearances since he attended a concert with his wife on September 3, and Kim was absent from early state media coverage of an important political anniversary ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU, Japan pressure UN for sanctions on North Korea

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:23pm by AP

    ... up the recommendation to refer North Korea's situation to the ICC, the effort is expected to fail because permanent member China, North Korea's most powerful ally, would likely use ...

  6. 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

    ... 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 that all is not well in the secretive country. Kim, 31, was last was seen in public attending a concert on September 3. Before that, he had been shown walking with a limp. The leader's absence ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North, South Korea exchange fire at land border: Seoul

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:08pm by AGENCIES

    ... as speculation mounted yesterday that something was amiss with the North's authoritarian leader, who has not been seen publicly in more than a month. An official state media dispatch listed senior ... public duties since he attended a concert on September 3. He had been walking with a limp and was more overweight than usual in images that aired before that. An official documentary from late ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China to host Japan-North Korea abduction talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 11:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Japanese and North Korean officials will meet in China next week for an update on the North's probe into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. North Korea ... would meet on Monday in Shenyang, China, to discuss the issue, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. "As it is supposed to be the case that the investigation is being carried out ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility may be idle again

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... destroyed its cooling tower in 2008 as a confidence-building step in negotiations with South Korea, China, the United States, Japan and Russia, the other five nations in the six-party talks. When ...

  10. 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

    ... North Korea's leader makes no public appearances for three weeks and an official documentary shows him limping and mentions his "discomfort", what follows is a frenzy of media ... at Bongwha Clinic, an exclusive hospital for high-ranking party members. As is always the case, much more than what is seen publicly is happening behind the well-guarded scenes with North ...




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