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North Korean TV confirms leader Kim is married


North Korean state media on Wednesday confirmed that its new leader Kim Jong-Un is married and named his wife as Ri Sol-Ju.

The announcement ended weeks of speculation about the identity of a stylish

Kim to reform North Korean economy after purge


Impoverished North Korea is gearing up to experiment with agricultural and economic reforms after young leader Kim Jong-un and his powerful uncle purged the country's top general for opposing change, a source with ties to both Pyongyang and Beijing said.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un becomes 'Marshal': Pyongyang


North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has been made 'Marshal' of the communist state, Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Wednesday.

The title was previously held by Kim's father a

N. Korea names new army vice marshal: State media


North Korea has named a new army vice marshal, state media said Tuesday, a day after it announced the communist country's army chief had been relieved of all his posts.

"Hyon Yong-Chol was awarded th

North Korea army chief removed from all posts: Report


North Korea's army chief has been relieved of all his posts due to illness, state media said Monday, in a surprise development that removes one of new leader Kim Jong-Un's inner circle.

Ri Yong-Ho is

Mystery woman with NKorea's Kim stirs speculation


A mystery woman pictured accompanying North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un to recent events has prompted speculation in Seoul about whether she is his partner or his younger sister.

The North's state

N Korea to send 51 athletes to London

North Korea said on Wednesday a total of 51 athletes have qualified in 11 sports for this summer's London Olympics, with the isolated communist state seeking a record medal haul.

They will compete in

Kim Jong-Il ordered uranium bombs: Reports


The late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il ordered his scientists to produce 'a massive amount' of uranium bombs, according to internal regime documents, reports in Japan said on Monday.

The instructio

Pyongyang paraded fake missiles and smuggled Mercedes: UN


North Korea may have put fake versions of a new missile on display at a major military parade this year, UN sanctions experts said in a report.

And the allegedly mock-up missiles are not the only par

S.Korea, Japan to sign first military pact: Report


South Korea will soon sign a military agreement with Japan for the first time since Tokyo's brutal colonial rule ended in 1945, a report said on Wednesday.

The pact -- named the General Security of M

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