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#Hyon Yong-Chol

# hyon-yong-chol - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Kim Jong-un gives himself new title to cement grip on power

The 29-year-old leader has given himself the title of ‘Marshal’ – previously held by his father and grandfather.

# hyon-yong-chol - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Meet the new boss: North Korea names new army chief

Some analysts say that the departure of Ri Yong-Ho and the arrival of his replacement Hyon Yong-Chol is an attempt by new leader Kim Jong Un to tame the power of the country’s vast military.