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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.