All posts tagged "kim jong-il"

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presides over a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang Tuesday. / Yonhap
    China sent no delegation to birthday event of Kim Jong-il

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China sent no delegation to the birthday event of North Korea’s late leader, Kim Jong-il, China’s foreign ministry said Tuesday. North Korea commemorated the birthday of Kim, father of current leader Kim Jong-un, on...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • The Dec. 17 edition of North Korea's main newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun, is filled with articles lauding the country's late leader Kim Jong-il on the third anniversary of his death. (Yonhap)
    N. Koreans mark Kim Jong-il’s 3rd anniversary of death

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea held a national event Wednesday commemorating the third anniversary of the death of its leader Kim Jong-il. A memorial service was held at the square in front of the Kumsusan Palace of...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    China not invited to 3rd death anniversary of Kim Jong-il

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China is unlikely to send a delegation to next week’s third death anniversary of North Korea’s former leader, Kim Jong-il, because it has yet to receive a formal invitation from Pyongyang, a diplomatic source...

    • Posted December 8, 2014
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  • North Korean military exercise. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea threatens to strike South “without notice” via fax

    By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea in response to conservatives’ anti-Pyongyang rallies here on the second death anniversary of its leader Kim Jong-il earlier this week, the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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