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Oct 20, 2012

Kim Jong il’s grandson interview: Kim Han-sol talks to Elisabeth Rehn, shares his views on North Korea (Video)

Kim Jong il's grandson Kim Han sol
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Kim Han-sol (or Kim Han Sol), Kim Jong il‘s grandson and nephew of Kim Jong-un, present leader of North Korea, granted an exclusive interview to former United Nations undersecretary general Elisabeth Rehn, as shown in the video below. He is the son of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader. […]


Jul 26, 2012

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is married to Ri Sol Ju, state TV says

North Korea's Kim Jong-un is married to Ri Sol Ju, state TV says
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Updated: December 15, 2012 12:05 a.m. Read Time Person of the Year 2012 is Kim Jong Un of North Korea, based on readers’ polls North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is married to a woman who was identified as Ri Sol Ju (some reports write it as Ri Sol-ju), as announced by local state TV on […]


Apr 10, 2012

North Korea rocket launch preparation almost done, Russia warns of UN resolutions violation

North Korea rocket
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North Korea today announced that the preparation for the controversial rocket launch may be completed very soon, with Russia noting that it may be as disregarding UN Security Council resolutions. A North Korean soldier, standing by the Unha-3 rocket in Tongchang-ri (April 8, 2012) Image Credit: AFP/Getty Images As noted at CNN on Tuesday, April […]


Mar 18, 2012

North Korea satellite launch announcement sparks concerns from UN, US and other countries

North Korea satellite launch announcement sparks concerns from UN, US and other countries
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Updated: April 10, 2012 6:15 p.m. Read North Korea rocket launch preparation almost done, Russia warns of UN resolutions violation The recently announced North Korea rocket launch ignited concerns from UN, US government and other countries, citing it as a violation of the earlier food aid agreement in exchange of the suspension of their nuclear […]


Mar 18, 2012

North Korea satellite launch this April announced, foreign space experts and journalists invited to watch

North Korea satellite launch this April announced, foreign space experts and journalists invited to watch
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Updated: April 10, 2012 6:15 p.m. Read North Korea rocket launch preparation almost done, Russia warns of UN resolutions violation A North Korea satellite will be launched this April, with foreign space experts and journalists will be invited to watch, which will mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, grandfather of […]


Dec 19, 2011

Kim Jong-Il, North Korean Leader Has Died

Kim Jong-Il
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Kim Jong-Il Credit: Nndb.com Kim Jong-Il, North Korea‘s leader has died, international news sites reported on Monday, December 19, 2011. He was 69. According to reports, Kim Jong-Il‘s death was announced on Monday by state television in Pyongyang. According to the announcer as mentioned on the reports, Kim Jong-Il “had died of physical and mental […]


Nov 25, 2010

South Korea’s defense minister Kim Tae-young resigns after North Korea attack, President Lee accepts

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Updated November 26, 2010 12:15 p.m. Read President Lee appoints Lee Hee-Won as the new South Korea Defense Minister Two days after the attack of North Korea, South Korea‘s defense minister Kim Tae-young resigned from his post and President Lee Myung-bak accepted his resignation, according to international news sites. Minister Kim decided to resign after […]