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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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Kim Jong-un tears up during massive military parade [Video]

Kim Jong-un tears up during massive military parade

[11:05] Dessent-Jackson, Louee North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared emotional while speaking at a massive military parade in Pyongyang early on Saturday, marking the 75th anniversary of the..

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North Korean leader chokes up during speech [Video]

North Korean leader chokes up during speech

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un displayed a rare show of emotion, appearing to hold back tears as he delivered a speech to thousands of military personnel over the weekend.

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North Korea hosts 'mass games'  for 75th anniversary of ruling party [Video]

North Korea hosts 'mass games' for 75th anniversary of ruling party

North Korea has staged a "mass games" show to mark the 75th anniversary of itsruling Workers' Party. The parade at Pyongyang's May Day Stadium was attendedby leader Kim Jong Un.

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What are North Korea's Mass Games? [Video]

What are North Korea's Mass Games?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched tens of thousands of dancers, gymnasts and other performers in a large-scale celebration on Sunday of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers'..

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North Korea shows off giant missiles at huge military parade [Video]

North Korea shows off giant missiles at huge military parade

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un presides over a military parade in Pyongyang, as thousands of maskless troops defied the coronavirus threat. View on euronews

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Kim Jong-Un Unveils New Nuclear Missile During Huge Parade [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Unveils New Nuclear Missile During Huge Parade

Kim Jong-un has revealed a new intercontinental ballistic missile during a massive military parade marking the 75th anniversary of North Korea’s ruling party. The Supreme Leader warned that his..

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North Korea holds rare military parade, Kim Jong Un addresses [Video]

North Korea holds rare military parade, Kim Jong Un addresses

Unusual predawn parade held to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the governing Workers’ Party.

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N. Korea unveils 'monster' intercontinental missile [Video]

N. Korea unveils 'monster' intercontinental missile

North Korea showcased previously unseen intercontinental ballistic missiles at an unprecedented predawn military parade on Saturday. Edward Baran reports.

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North Korea displays 'new' intercontinental missile in military parade [Video]

North Korea displays 'new' intercontinental missile in military parade

The country's leader Kim Jong Un avoided direct mention of the United States in a speech to mark the 75th anniversary of the ruling party

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Kim Jong Un chairs Covid-19 meeting [Video]

Kim Jong Un chairs Covid-19 meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has chaired a meeting of executive committeesfocused on Covid-19 precautions as the country enters its ninth month oflockdown, according to state media.

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‘Very sorry’: Kim Jong Un apologises for killing of South Korean [Video]

‘Very sorry’: Kim Jong Un apologises for killing of South Korean

South Korean official went missing on Monday and Seoul said he had been shot and his body burned.

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Kim Jong-Un Visits ‘Socialist Fairyland’ Village [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Visits ‘Socialist Fairyland’ Village

Kim Jong-un has praised North Korea’s military for rebuilding a typhoon-hit village “as a socialist fairyland”. The Supreme Leader was visiting an area in the south of the country, which has..

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Kim Jong Un inspects flood-hit area [Video]

Kim Jong Un inspects flood-hit area

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected reconstruction work in a flood-hit area of the country, state media reported on Saturday. North Korea has recently been battered by some of the wettest..

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North Korea Mobilises Thousands After Typhoon Damage [Video]

North Korea Mobilises Thousands After Typhoon Damage

North Korea has mobilised thousands of workers from its capital Pyongyang to help the nation’s countryside regions recently struck by a powerful typhoon. After surveying the damage, North Korean..

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Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited areas struck by a typhoon and called for 12,000 workers from the capital Pyongyang to join in the recovery efforts. North Korean state-run TV showed..

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Kim Jong Un’s Sister May Hold Key North Korean Post, South Korean Officials Say [Video]

Kim Jong Un’s Sister May Hold Key North Korean Post, South Korean Officials Say

Kim Yo Jong appears to be effectively in charge of the Organisation and Guidance Department of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party.

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