North Korea's next dynastic succession may have been secured, with television images of leader Kim Jong-un's wife suggesting that Pyongyang's first lady recently gave birth.Friday, 4 January, 2013, 4:26am
North Korea’s next dynastic succession may have been secured, with new TV images of leader Kim Jong-un’s wife suggesting that Pyongyang’s first lady recently gave birth.
When state TV showed Ri Sol-ju attending a memorial service for her husband’s late father Kim Jong-il in mid-December, she appeared heavily pregnant with her loose-fit traditional dress barely hiding a swollen belly.3 Jan 2013 - 4:48pm
Japan's comeback kid stormed to a convincing victory in last Sunday's general election. Abe, whose previous stint as prime minister ended just after a year in 2007, saw his Liberal Democratic Party secure a resounding majority in the lower-house election. But Abe faces some daunting challenges - not least of which is a territorial dispute with China.
23 Dec 2012 - 2:02am
The wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared on state television on Monday looking heavily pregnant and fuelling expectations of an imminent addition to the ruling Kim dynasty.17 Dec 2012 - 7:48pm