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  • Government officials in North Korea will be given badges featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's face to wear to symbolize the leader's "support." (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea to distribute badges with Kim Jong-un’s face to government officials

    By Kim Hyo-jin North Korea is producing new badges featuring Kim Jong-un’s face as well as portraits of its former leaders, a local newspaper reported Wednesday. “The North is manufacturing badges showing the faces of Kim Il-sung,...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Wary of Kim Jong-un, N. Korean officials are seeking asylum

    North Korean officials are finding a limit to their loyalty for leader Kim Jong-un as some are seeking asylum in other countries according to South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS). The latest report on North Korea’s human...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tours the new Pyongyang airport terminals with his wife Ri Sol-ju. (KCNA/Yonhap)
    N. Korea replaces old Pyongyang airport with one 6 times larger

    North Korea finalized construction of a brand new airport in its capital of Pyongyang, which happens to be six times larger than the terminal it replaced according to the country’s main newspaper Rodong Sinmun. The facilities will...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Kim Jong-un shows up in a public appearance with what look like white and gray hairs. (Yonhap)
    Kim Jong-un feeling stressed? Leader shows up with white hairs

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may have bit off more than he can chew. In his most recent public appearance on June 9 at a historic war site in Pyongyang, Kim showed up with white hairs pointing...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • In this Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, a hotel staff member stands at a reception desk of a hotel, decorated with a map of the world on the wall, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fresh off a drastic, half-year ban that closed North Korea’s doors to virtually all foreigners over fears they would spread the Ebola virus - despite the fact that there were no cases of Ebola reported anywhere in Asia - the country is once again determined to show off its "socialist fairyland" to tourists. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
    Holiday in socialist fairyland? North Korea woos tourists

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If you’re still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don’t mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea says it’s...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    Kim Jong-un’s sister playing key role in propaganda work

    SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s younger sister seems to be in charge of the ruling party’s propaganda department, officials said Wednesday, lending support to the leader’s iron-fist rule. In November last year,...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • (KCNA/Yonhap)
    Fear politics not helping N. Korean leader

    By Kim Hyo-jin North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fear politics” will eventually weaken his power base, a noted North Korea expert said Friday. The reaction came days after Kim executed the North’s Defense Minister Hyon Yong-chol. Months...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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