North Koreans pay respects to their late leader Kim Jong Il ...
Dec 23rd, 2011
(AP) - North Koreans pay respects to their late leader Kim Jong Il in Nampo, North Korea, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA -
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Monday acknowledged the purge of leader Kim Jong Un's influential uncle for alleged corruption, drug use, gambling and a long list of other "anti-state" acts, apparently ending the career of the country's second most powerful official. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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North Korea has confirmed the rumors that Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, was indeed removed from power, and the government is now going out of its way to prove his guilt. Pyongyang's state news agency, KCNA, broadcasting images of the formerly powerful family member being physically removed from a party session attended by hundreds... [Full Article]