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N. Korea leader vows ‘radical’ economic shift

Profile of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. AFP

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un called Tuesday for a “radical turnabout” in the impoverished country’s economy in a rare New Year’s address that also appeared to offer an olive branch to South Korea.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

N. Korea set to mobilize masses for funeral

This undated picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 14, 2011 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il inspecting a firing drill of the Korean People's Army Unit 966 at undisclosed place in North Korea. North Korean state media confirmed on Monday that Kim died on December 17 at 8:30 am. He was 69. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS

North Korea is expected to mobilize hundreds of thousands of mourners for Wednesday’s funeral of late leader Kim Jong-Il, as the world watches for clues to future powerbrokers in the nuclear-armed nation

Posted: December 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »