SEOUL: North Korea said Friday it has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un, branding veteran fixer Jang Song-Thaek a “traitor for all ages”, as the US and South Korea voiced concern at the shock purge. 783 more words
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The uncle of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been dragged from a military court and executed for being a ‘traitor’.
Jang Song Thaek, 67, who had been considered the second most powerful official in the country, and a mentor to his nephew, was killed immediately after a military trial. 408 more words
The man who was believed to be in charge of training his young nephew to take over was executed as a traitor, indicating a shake-up in… 782 more words
North Korea says it has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong-un, Jang Song Thaek, for “attempting to overthrow the state”.
Jang was accused of being a traitor by trying to form a revolutionary movement to overthrow the state… 83 more words