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Kim Jong-un: Current supreme leader of North Korea
Kim Jong-un or Kim Jong Un is a North Korean politician serving as Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 and the leader of the Workers' Party of Korea since 2012. He is the second child of Kim Jong-il (1941–2011), who was North Korea's second Supreme Leader from 1994 to 2011, and Ko Yong-hui (1952–2004). He is the grandson of Kim Il-sung, who was the founder and first supreme leader of North Korea from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.

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UN warns of N. Korea's miniature nuclear devices [Video]

UN warns of N. Korea's miniature nuclear devices

According to a confidential UN report, North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has "probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices to fit into the..

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North Korean Reports First Possible Covid-19 Case [Video]

North Korean Reports First Possible Covid-19 Case

The first publicly reported suspected case of Covid-19 within North Korea's borders has been reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called an emergency meeting Saturday after the infection was..

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North Korea declares emergency over first reported COVID-19 case [Video]

North Korea declares emergency over first reported COVID-19 case

Leader Kim Jong Un holds an emergency meeting as the country's first suspected coronavirus infection is reported.

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North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient [Video]

North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has placed a city near the border with SouthKorea under lockdown over concerns the country has its first coronavirus case,state media reported. The measure was taken on..

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N. Korea's Kim fires officials for extortion [Video]

N. Korea's Kim fires officials for extortion

North Korea’s leader has sacked officials building a hospital after they pressed the public for contributions, media reported on Monday, the second rebuke linked to the high-profile project in a..

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North Korea suspends military plans against South [Video]

North Korea suspends military plans against South

North Korea has decided to suspend military action plans against South Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported on Wednesday, as a report suggested North Korean troops were taking down..

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What A Dump: North Korea Prepares To Drop Propaganda, Garbage Onto South Korea [Video]

What A Dump: North Korea Prepares To Drop Propaganda, Garbage Onto South Korea

Business Insider reports North Korea is readying to do a massive litter dump into South Korea. North Korea announced Tuesday it was preparing 3,000 balloons stuffed with more than 12 million propaganda..

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Trump poses a 'danger for the republic' -Bolton [Video]

Trump poses a 'danger for the republic' -Bolton

[NFA] In an interview with ABC News, former national security adviser John Bolton warned that U.S. President Donald Trump poses a ‘danger for the republic.' Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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North Korea says it will send troops to the DMZ [Video]

North Korea says it will send troops to the DMZ

North Korea said on June 17 that it will deploy troops to the tourist resort of Mount Kumgang and the city of Kaesong on the border.

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North Korea destroys north-south joint liaison office: report [Video]

North Korea destroys north-south joint liaison office: report

North Korea blew up the joint liaison office in the border city of Kaesong used for bettering ties with South Korea after days of rising tensions on June 16.

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South Korea Says Criticism By North Is Rude And Senseless [Video]

South Korea Says Criticism By North Is Rude And Senseless

South Korean officials said on Wednesday they will no longer accept unreasonable behavior by North Korea. The comments came one day after North Korea barraged an inter-Korean liaison office with..

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North Korea rejects South's offer to send envoys [Video]

North Korea rejects South's offer to send envoys

North Korea on Wednesday rejected South Korea’s offer to send special envoys to ease escalating tensions over defector activity and stalled reconciliation efforts, vowing to redeploy troops to..

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N.Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office [Video]

N.Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea blew up an office set up to foster better ties with South Korea in its border town of Kaesong on Tuesday after it threatened to take action if North Korean defectors went ahead with a..

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office [Video]

North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office

South Korea's Yonhap News Television reported that an explosion was heard and aired a video of smoke seen over Kaesong, and the South's Unification Ministry said the liaison office had been destroyed.

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North Korea Warns South Korea Of Possible Retaliatory Actions [Video]

North Korea Warns South Korea Of Possible Retaliatory Actions

The sister of Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea. According to Reuters, Kim Yo Jong has said that the retaliatory measures could involve the..

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North Korea warns of action over defectors [Video]

North Korea warns of action over defectors

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea's leader, has warned of possible military retaliation against South Korea as tensions escalate over defector action. Libby Hogan reports.

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North Korea says little reason to maintain Trump ties [Video]

North Korea says little reason to maintain Trump ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sees little use in maintaining a personal relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, state media reported on Friday. Libby..

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S. Korea moves to stop anti-Northern activists [Video]

S. Korea moves to stop anti-Northern activists

South Korea's government is taking legal action against two organizations led by North Korean defectors. Activists affiliated with the groups often smuggle leaflets, food, and other contraband across..

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Kim Jong-un appears on video after mysteriously disappearing for weeks [Video]

Kim Jong-un appears on video after mysteriously disappearing for weeks

Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un chaired a meeting of the Politburo of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party. In a rare video appearance, Kim seems to be socially distancing from the other members of..

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Kim Jong Un makes TV appearance [Video]

Kim Jong Un makes TV appearance

North Korea's state-run television KRT on Monday aired a video of leader Kim Jong Un attending a political bureau meeting of the Workers' Party of Korea over the weekend. The North has been pressuring..

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Kim Jong-un ends rumours about ill health, attends ceremony to mark 26th death anniversary of his grandfather

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Kim Jong-un suspends plan to increase military pressure on South Korea

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One conflict, two museums: How the Korean War still divides the peninsula

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North: Kim suspended action against South for Korean impasse

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un suspended a planned military retaliation against South Korea, in an apparent slowing of the pressure campaign it has waged..
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North Korea: Kim Jong-un 'suspends military action' against South

A meeting led by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un halts plans for unspecified moves against the South.
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North Korea tells 'mongrel dog' South why it bombed office

Kim Jong-un's sister said the South's president "put his neck into the noose of US flunkeyism".
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North Korea threatens to send army into demilitarised border zone

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North Korea cuts off communication with South Korea

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Kim Yo-jong emerges as N. Korea's No. 2

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