# kim-jong-il - Sunday 19 July, 2015
Bookmakers aren’t taking bets on the outcome.
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 9 March, 2014
In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 19 January, 2014
US media reports say that his drinking “escalated”.
# kim-jong-il - Saturday 13 April, 2013
# kim-jong-il - Thursday 4 April, 2013
North Korea has moved missiles to its east coast that are capable of hitting targets in Guam, South Korea and Japan.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
# kim-jong-il - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.
# kim-jong-il - Monday 17 December, 2012
Kim Jong-un’s wife sighting on state television fuels expectation of an addition to the Kim dynasty.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
According to analysis of the latest satellite imagery, the entire three-stage Unha-3 carrier has been removed to a nearby assembly facility.
# kim-jong-il - Saturday 1 December, 2012
The long-range rocket test will coincide with elections in South Korea, and the anniversary of Kim Jong-Il’s death.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
It is highly unusual for the parliament of the secretive Asian state to meet twice in one year.
# kim-jong-il - Saturday 4 August, 2012
The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 8 July, 2012
This appears to be the first time Disney characters have been included in a major performance…
# kim-jong-il - Friday 22 June, 2012
The councillor in question says she had no knowledge of the request – and is happy to be called ‘Sarah’.
# kim-jong-il - Thursday 26 April, 2012
North Korea’s national celebration of the 100th birthday of national founder Kim Il Sung was big enough to be visible from space.
# kim-jong-il - Monday 23 April, 2012
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 15 April, 2012
At the culmination of two weeks of celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, North Korea’s new leader made his first public speech since stepping into power last December.
# kim-jong-il - Saturday 14 April, 2012
It’s one of the most secretive nations in the world but this week, North Korea allowed journalists in to the country to witness its rocket test. Here’s what they saw.
# kim-jong-il - Friday 13 April, 2012
The statues of Kim Jong-Il and his father, Kim Il-Sung, are unveiled to mark the latter’s 100th birthday this weekend.
# kim-jong-il - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.
# kim-jong-il - Monday 27 February, 2012
From The Daily Edge
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That spilled ashes stunt didn’t go down well with security…
# kim-jong-il - Thursday 16 February, 2012
Commemorative events and a major military parade were held on what would have been the late leader’s 70th birthday.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 14 February, 2012
The week of what would have been King Jong Il’s 70th birthday was marked in North Korea with the unveiling of a bronze statue in Pyongyang today.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of Kim Jong Il, says his father was reluctant to have a third generation of his family become leader.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 17 January, 2012
No, not the son who was recently appointed Great Leader – the one who was exiled after trying to sneak into Disneyland.
# kim-jong-il - Monday 16 January, 2012
The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.
# kim-jong-il - Thursday 12 January, 2012
The body will be preserved by North Korean embalmers, rather than the Russian experts used previously, according to reports.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 10 January, 2012
Meanwhile, North Korea’s ally China has been holding its first summit with South Korea since Kim Jong Il passed away.
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 8 January, 2012
A documentary aired on North Korean state TV was aimed at showing that the country’s new leader was being prepared to take power long before the death of his father, Kim Jong Il, last month.
# kim-jong-il - Monday 2 January, 2012
President Lee Myung-bak says the transition of power in North Korea may offer the chance for peace on the peninsula.
# kim-jong-il - Sunday 1 January, 2012
# kim-jong-il - Friday 30 December, 2011
Why is this man at
Kim Jong-il’s funeral twice the size of everybody else?
And who might be under threat in 2012…
North Korea’s powerful National Defense Commission said that the country would never deal with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.
# kim-jong-il - Thursday 29 December, 2011
Kim Jong Un, only in his 20s, takes on the role of his father as he was formally declared Supreme Leader at a memorial service for Kim Jong Il on Pyongyang earlier today.
# kim-jong-il - Wednesday 28 December, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: A seventh person dies on the country’s roads over Christmas, why Betfair won’t be paying out €25 million, and the strangest pics from Kim Jong-Il’s funeral.
The funeral of the North Korean dictator has been taking place in Pyongyang today. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most grabbing photographs from it.
The son and successor of Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un led the extravagant funeral procession through the snowy streets of the capital.
# kim-jong-il - Tuesday 27 December, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Sinead O’Connor ends her fourth marriage, the sit-in at the Vita Cortex plant in Cork continues, and what exactly is going to happen at Kim Jong-Il’s funeral tomorrow?
The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.