Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un:

see under Kim Il SungKim Il Sung
, 1912–94, North Korean political leader, chief of state of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (1948–94); originally named Kim Sung Chu. While fighting Japanese occupation forces in the 1930s, he adopted the name Kim Il Sung after a famous Korean
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NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 - far exceeding the bloodshed of his dictator father's early rule.
NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong Un claims to have produced a single drug to prevent and cure Aids, Ebola, Sars and Mers.
Washington, May 9 ( ANI ): North Korean dictator Kim Jong un does not control the secretive state, a North Korean defector has said.
In a stunning reversal of the popular image of Jang as a mentor and father figure guiding young Kim Jong Un as he consolidated power, North Korea's state-run media announced Friday he had been executed, portraying him as a morally corrupt traitor who saw the death of Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, in December 2011 as an opportunity to make his own power play.
Dennis Rodman's four-day trip to North Korea as part of an American television series about "basketball diplomacy" has ended, but not without some unforgettable memories and friendships -- one of them with none other than Kim Jong Un.
North Korea has apparently replaced its defense chief in yet another sign that leader Kim Jong Un is tightening his grip on power by shaking up top military posts, Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday, citing a senior South Korean official.
North Korea marked Wednesday the 67th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, the first since Kim Jong Un took power following the death of his father and longtime ruler Kim Jong Il in December last year.
NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un accompanied by his wife Ri Sol Ju waves to the crowd as they inspected the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang.
PYONGYANG (CyHAN)- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was awarded the title of marshal of the Korean People's Army, a top military rank in the reclusive state, North Korean news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday.
Seoul, Safar 14 , 1433,January 08 , 2012, SPA -- North Korean television broadcast a documentary Sunday showing Kim Jong Un taking part in military operations, to highlight the military experience of the country's new leader, who took power last month after his father's death, according to dpa.
Kim Jong Un, head bowed and sombre in a dark overcoat, stood watching from a balcony at the Grand People's Study House overlooking Kim Il Sung Square, flanked by the top party and military officials and Kim Jong Il's younger sister.
The funeral was expected to spotlight Kim Jong Un, the man designated the "great successor" by the nation Worker's Party.