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Kim Jong-Un's Resurrection Fuels More Questions And Non-Answers

The resurrection of North Korea’s Supreme Leader from the limbo in which he’d been existing for 40 days raises a whole new set of questions. How’s he been whiling away the time? All in bed? Playing with his new baby? It’s really too bad there was no sure answer to what he’s been doing – no clue as …

Why Kim is probably still in charge

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn't appeared in public for over a month<br>• Speculation that he may have been toppled in coup is misplaced, says David Kang<br>• Lack of unusual military or political movement suggests Kim still in power, Kang says<p><i>Editor's note: David C. Kang is professor of</i> …

North Korea Is Being Even Weirder Than Usual

Leader Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen for weeks. His sister might be in charge? Or the military? What's going on?<p>The last time he was filmed in public, at a commemoration ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of his grandfather, North Korea's first leader, Kim Il Sung, he was walking …

Is Kim Jong Un still in charge of North Korea?

Events in North Korea have left the world wondering: Where's leader Kim Jong Un and is he still running perhaps the most isolated country on Earth?<p>Some analysts speculate Kim may have been ousted by an old guard from the era of his late father, whose 2011 death put the son in power.<p>First, Kim Jong …

China May Have Committed A Tiananmen Square-Scale Massacre This Year — And Totally Covered It Up

This speculation, and the global attention to Hong Kong, ignores a crucial piece of context: The Chinese government already killed scores of demonstrators in a single incident earlier this year. And it did so under circumstances that are the exact opposite of the situation in Hong Kong — far from …

N Korea official admits use of labour camps

A North Korean official has publicly acknowledged for the first time the existence of "reform through labour'' camps, after a highly critical UN report into the country's human rights record earlier this year, but dismissed the report's accusations.<p>Choe Myong Nam, a North Korean foreign ministry …

Is Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong in charge?

The mystery surrounding North Korea's erratic young leader, Kim Jong Un, only deepens by the day.<p>He has not been seen publicly in more than a month. Rumors are flying that Kim is ill with gout, diabetes, even possible problems with his ankles. Now, a group of defectors say they believe Kim's …