Stories tagged: Kim Jong Il
Wed., Dec. 28, 2011, 8:47 a.m.
N. Koreans salute, cry for late leader Kim Jong Il
North Korea’s next leader escorted his father’s hearse in an elaborate state funeral on a bitter, snowy day today, bowing and saluting in front of tens of thousands of citizens …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2011, 7:56 p.m.
N. Korea boosts heir as head of powerful committee
North Korea’s state media on Monday called Kim Jong Il’s heir the head of the ruling Workers’ Party Central Committee, a job that gives Kim Jong Un power over one …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2011, 7:49 a.m.
North Korea mourns Kim Jong Il; son is ‘successor’
North Koreans marched by the thousands today to their capital’s landmarks to mourn Kim Jong Il, many crying uncontrollably and flailing their arms in grief over news of their “dear …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 18, 2011, 7:36 p.m.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has died
Kim Jong Il, North Korea’s mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Kim’s death was announced Monday by state television from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang.
Mon., March 9, 2009
North Korea’s Kim re-elected to parliament
SEOUL, South Korea – Kim Jong Il was unanimously re-elected to North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament, state media said today, in elections closely watched for signs of a political shift or …