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Kim Jong-il, also written as Kim Jong Il, born 16 February 1941 (Soviet records) or 16 February 1942 (North Korean records), is the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea...

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  • A Korean ‘Sacred Duty’ Harbors a Dark Side

      News Source: Newyork Times | almost 3 years ago
    Yonhap, via Agence France-Presse Getty Images A hospital in Gimpo, South Korea, after a corporal fired on fellow marines...These days, however, that marine pride, and the discipline of the South Korean military in general, has come under
  • One Korea, one enormous challenge

      News Source: Sydney Morning Herald | almost 3 years ago
    A couple of years ago, it really looked as though the regime might be close to collapse, when Kim Jong-il suffered a severe stroke and the order of succession was unclear. According to Andrei Lankov, of Seoul's Kookmin University, who is one of the
  • 'Obama must not buy same NK story for 3rd time'

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | almost 3 years ago
    North Korean official was headed to New York for meetings with U.S. diplomats. Speculation has been soaring over possible resumption of the six-party talks on Pyongyang's denuclearization since last week, when the nuclear envoys of South and North
  • North Korea: 99.97% backing for autocracy

      News Source: The Scotsman | almost 3 years ago
    Korea said about 28,000 candidates received 100 per cent voter support in local council elections. The official Korean Central News Agency said yesterday the election results show the North Korean people are united behind leader Kim Jong-il to build
  • '100 percent' of North Korean voters approve candidates in local elections

      News Source: BNO News | almost 3 years ago
    North Korean state-run media on Tuesday claimed that all voters in Sunday's local elections have approved the candidates who ran unopposed, claiming it as an 'important occasion' that showed 'the will of the Korean people.'

    The local

  • Background Briefing on North and South Korea, China

      News Source: Scoop | almost 3 years ago
    Well, there was a preliminary meeting this morning to work out some of the specific details, and then Ambassador Wi Sung-lac from the South Korean team met this afternoon at 3:00 with his North Korean counterparts, and they met for several hours. We
  • Analysis: U.S and South Korea stand firm against Pyongyang

      News Source: Reuters | almost 3 years ago
    President Barack Obama, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak take part in a rally near the U.S. embassy in Seoul May 17, 2011 to demand peace talks between the two Koreas and the restart of six party talks. U.S.
  • North Koreans vote in local elections

      News Source: Al Jazeera English | almost 3 years ago
    48 North Koreans went to the polls for the first time in four years to take part in what analysts say is a rubber-stamp election for members of the local assemblies. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said on Sunday that local assembly

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