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North Korea To Punish Mourners Who Were Insincere

You’d better watch out, you’d better cry. You’d better pout, I’m telling you why: North Korea’s punishing insincere mourners, according to the Daily NK. 399 more words

World News

Kim Jong Il's Body To Be Embalmed, Permanently Displayed In Memorial Palace

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Thursday it will enshrine Kim Jong Il’s body in the palace housing his father, the national founder, deepening its veneration of the Kim dynasty as the country transfers power to a third generation of the family. 445 more words


Korea Reunification Would Spell Trouble For Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea — A single, reunified Korea has long been a cherished dream of people on both sides of the world’s most heavily fortified border. 218 more words


Kim Jong Il Funeral: Thousands Line Streets Of North Korea's Pyongyang (Pictures) (Video)

Tens of thousands of North Koreans have lined the cold streets of Pyongyang to bid farewell to former leader Kim Jong Il, who died earlier this month aged 69. 191 more words


[Raw footage] Funeral of Kim Jong-il

North Korea’s “Dear Leader” was given a solemn and grand farewell today. Found this raw footage by AP showing heir Kim Jong-Un walking by the side of the hearse (or was it a limousine but with the coffin perched on top of it?) as the cortege made its way down North Korea’s snow covered streets. 52 more words

Random Rants

Kim Jong Un Succession: Heir Called Head Of Workers' Party Central Committee

Even CIA could not have enough informatio­n, so they were very careful:

PYONGYANG, North Korea — 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 of the country’s highest decision-making bodies more than a week after his father’s death. 155 more words