North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA
North Korea

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un replaces almost half of top governing body in reshuffle

  • Kim has established an iron grip over the levers of authority in his nuclear-armed country since first inheriting power in 2011, aged in his 20s
  • The reshuffle came as a meeting of the country’s rubber-stamp parliament was held on Sunday, with hundreds of lawmakers pictured not wearing masks

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. Photo: KCNA/DPA
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