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South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted
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South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted

The Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said in a statement that North Korean troops fired several bullets at a South Korean guard post inside the heavily fortified border. South Korea fired two rounds in response after issuing a warning broadcast, it said.

North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health
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North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health

After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the first report of his appearance since 11 April.

Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government
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Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's prolonged public absence has led to rumors of ill health and worries about how it could influence the future of what one analyst calls Northeast Asia's Achilles’ heel

Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank
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Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank

Though the group said it was probably Kim Jong-un’s train, Reuters has not been able to confirm that independently, or whether he was in Wonsan.

China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report
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China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report

The trip by the Chinese doctors and officials comes amid conflicting reports about the health of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Reuters was unable to immediately determine what the trip by the Chinese team signaled in terms of Kim’s health.

Donald Trump claims report on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's illness incorrect and based on old documents
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Donald Trump claims report on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's illness incorrect and based on old documents

Donald Trump had said on Tuesday that he might contact North Korean officials to inquire about Kim but gave no indication on Thursday he had done so.

Speculation over Kim Jong-un's health isn't a foreign conspiracy, it's fuelled by North Korea's own secrecy
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Speculation over Kim Jong-un's health isn't a foreign conspiracy, it's fuelled by North Korea's own secrecy

Kim, 36, last appeared publicly in the North’s state media April 11, when he presided over a meeting of the Politburo of the ruling Workers’ Party. It is not unusual for senior North Korean leaders to stay out of public view for weeks at a time

Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un's health after report says North Korea leader in 'grave danger'; South Korea calls claims 'untrue'
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Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un's health after report says North Korea leader in 'grave danger'; South Korea calls claims 'untrue'

Excessive smoking, obesity, and overwork were some of the reasons which led to the heart surgery of the North Korean leader.

Where's N-Korean leader Kim Jong Un? Obesity to coup: Here are the conspiracy theories
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Where's N-Korean leader Kim Jong Un? Obesity to coup: Here are the conspiracy theories

Some reports indicate that Kim could have gout, diabetes — even, from a British news story, a cheese addiction—much of it based on that single line in the documentary and unidentified sources speaking to South Korean media. Here are the rumours doing rounds:

Why Kim Jong Un's public appearance on N-Korean anniversary is essential
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Why Kim Jong Un's public appearance on N-Korean anniversary is essential

North Korea's state media has not made any mention of Kim's activities since he appeared at a concert with his wife on September 3.