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Asian Games North Korea responds to 'Gangnam Style' welcome with 'Pyongyang Style' silence

Sep 18, 2014

Asian Games North Korea responds to 'Gangnam Style' welcome with 'Pyongyang Style' silence

all wearing obligatory pin badges featuring North Korea's dead leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the athletes responded to questions with polite
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might visit China, say reports

Sep 17, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might visit China, say reports

Wednesday, according to a report from South Korea's Yonhap news agency.The 31-year-old leader assumed power after his father, Kim Jong Il, died suddenly in
South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

Sep 17, 2014

South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

down with then-leader Kim Jong Il to discuss a range of issues affecting the divided Koreas. The North's leader is said to have apologised for a 1968
EXCLUSIVE  South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

Sep 17, 2014

EXCLUSIVE South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

with thenleader Kim Jong Il to discuss a range of issues affecting the divided Koreas. The North's leader is said to have apologised for a 1968 commando
North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

Jul 10, 2014

North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

and Director of Munitions Industries in 2010, Kim Jong Il essentially split his old position in two," said Michael Madden, an expert on the North
Xi's visit to South Korea an important milestone in warming ties: US

Jul 03, 2014

Xi's visit to South Korea an important milestone in warming ties: US

's traditional ally, has not had a summit with Pyongyang since the December 2011 death of its then-leader Kim Jong-Il."Clearly the net effect of a visit by
North Korea conducts more missile tests ahead of Chinese prez's Seoul visit

Jul 02, 2014

North Korea conducts more missile tests ahead of Chinese prez's Seoul visit

notably not yet met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un since Kim came to power following the death of his father, Kim Jong-Il, in December 2011.AFP
China's Xi heads to Seoul with North Korea on his mind

Jul 01, 2014

China's Xi heads to Seoul with North Korea on his mind

leader last year through an envoy. His father Kim Jong Il went six years asserting his leadership domestically before travelling to China for the first
Fear, loathing sully debate on Scottish independence

Jun 10, 2014

Fear, loathing sully debate on Scottish independence

draw attention to this Its leader has likened independence champion Alex Salmond to Kim Jong-il, the North Korean autocrat, blaming Salmond for a "
N.Korea says detains a U.S. tourist who demanded asylum

Apr 26, 2014

N.Korea says detains a U.S. tourist who demanded asylum

on the birthday of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. North Korea said it had decided to deport Short, partly in consideration of his age, and