Kim Jong-il: News

02 May 2020

South Korea

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.

23 Apr 2020

South Korea

Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

With recent reports that North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well, the question arises: who will succeed him?

10 Jan 2020

North Korea

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.

02 Apr 2018

South Korea

In historic move, Kim Jong-un, wife attend K-pop concert

North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol Ju attended a rare concert of K-pop singers in the country's capital Pyongyang.

27 Mar 2018

South Korea

N.Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on a "surprise" China visit

Korean Peninsula is witnessing a hive of activity, especially with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's hurried outreach to world powers.

22 Dec 2017

North Korea

North Korean calendars don't celebrate Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's birthday

North Korea's newly published New Year calendar doesn't mention leader Kim Jong-un's birthday, six years after he assumed power.

09 Oct 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-un promotes sister Kim Yo-jong to top decision-making body

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has promoted his sister, Kim Yo-jong, to the country's top decision-making body, the Workers Party's Politburo.

30 Aug 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-un's mysterious life: NKorean leader reportedly has third child

In North Korea, internet access is restricted, so pretty much everything happening in the country is shrouded by an air of mystery. It seems like the First Family is a part of that mystery.

14 Aug 2017

South Korea

North Korea: Will Kim Jong-un press the nuclear launch button?

Most of us are not strangers to North Korea's nuclear missile antics. The hype around them usually heighten and fade almost as quickly.