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North Korean army chief removed (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea's army chief, Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho, has been relieved of his post due to his illness, Xinhua reported Monday, citing the official ... Read more...

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North Korea holds military parade


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 15 (IANS) North Korea Sunday held a military parade here to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il-sung.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lauded the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets new party post


April 12th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 12 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been appointed chairman of the central military commission of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).The appointment was made ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Un appointed North Korea’s top military commander


January 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been appointed the country's top military commander, the ruling Workers' Party of Korea ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un declared North Korea’s supreme military commander


December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kim Jong-un, the son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been officially declared the supreme commander of the armed forces, South Korea's Yonhap ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il


December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead, youngest son takes over (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, the 69-year-old supreme leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, died Saturday during a train journey. His youngest son was made the "great successor", the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-il is dead (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, North Korea's top leader who ambitiously pursued a nuclear weapons programme, died Saturday during a train journey "from a great mental and physical ... Read more...

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‘China ready to work with new North Korean leadership to promote bilateral ties’


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 2(ANI): China is ready to work with the new leadership of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) to promote bilateral ties, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il unanimously reappointed North Korean leader


September 28th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Sep 28(ANI): Despite his visibly fragile health, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was on Tuesday reappointed as the General Secretary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il likely to announce youngest son as political heir on September 28


September 21st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): North Korea's ruling Worker's Party (WPK) would reportedly hold its first conference in 30 years in Pyongyang on September 28, where its leader Kim Jong-il is expected to ... Read more...

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Succession crisis in North Korea unlikely: Experts


September 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): Leading Korean Peninsula experts have ruled out the possibility of a "succession crisis" in North Korea.During a session open to international media on what if there is a ... Read more...

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Khadi organisations move to save KVIC


August 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Prominent Khadi organisations across the country have appealed to the central government to immediately dissolve and reconstitute the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).Khadi organisations have ... Read more...

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