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2008-09-10 09:05:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, rumoured to be seriously ill, is "in a recoverable and manageable state," South Korea's state intelligence agency said in a parliamentary report on Wednesday.

2008-09-10 09:00:05

By Choe Sang-Hun North Korea marked its 60th birthday Tuesday by boasting of its "war-deterrent" nuclear capabilities, as international concerns deepened about its commitment to denuclearize and about the health of its leader, Kim Jong Il.

2008-09-10 09:00:04

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Pyongyang, Sept. 10 Kyodo - North Korea's No.

2008-09-10 06:00:11

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.

2008-09-10 00:00:01

By Andrew Buncombe SPECULATION IS mounting that Kim Jong-Il, the leader of North Korea, is gravely ill. A US intelligence official said it appeared that the secretive head of state had suffered a stroke, but did not reveal the source of her evidence.

2008-09-09 15:00:00

U.S. officials believe North Korean ruler Kim Jong Il suffered a stroke last month, explaining his absence from a military parade Tuesday, sources say. An unnamed U.S.

2008-09-09 12:00:11

NORTH Korea marked the 60th anniversary of its founding today amid international doubts over its commitment to de-nuclearisation, speculation about the health of its leader and a worsening food crisis.

2008-09-09 12:00:03

Analysts were questioning the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il Tuesday after he reportedly failed to appear in Pyongyang for a military parade.

2008-09-09 09:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Yonhap) - North Korea marked its 60th founding anniversary Tuesday [ 9 September] with a call for stronger solidarity among its people and a vow to strengthen the military.

2008-09-07 09:00:09

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Celebrations Of 60th Birthday Of Dprk Go On"] Pyongyang, September 7 (KCNA) - Celebrations of the 60th birthday of the DPRK are going on in the DPRK.

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  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)