Latest Kim Il-sung Stories
South Korean officials say they are skeptical that ailing North Korean leader Kim Jong Il actually made a public appearance as reported by Pyongyang.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "S. Korea Yet To Verify N. Korean Leader's Reappearance"] Seoul, Oct.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, Oct. 4 Kyodo - North Korean leader Kim Jong Il attended a soccer match at a university in Pyongyang, the country's official media reported Saturday, marking his first public appearance since Aug. 14.
Text of report by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Comrade Kim Jong Il Watches a Football Match by University Students on the Occasion of the 62d Founding Anniversary of Kim Il Sung University"] Great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party and chairman of the DPRK National Defence commission, watched a football game of university students on the occasion of the 62d founding anniversary of the Kim Il Sung University, which is the...
Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Chungang Ilbo website on 12 September Sources say power sharing may already be under way North Korean leader Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] is known to have recovered enough to brush his teeth himself, about a month after he is believed to have suffered a stroke and had brain surgery.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has recovered enough from his illness that he can brush his teeth on his own, a South Korean official said Friday. "We have obtained information that Kim can brush his teeth without help from others," the Seoul official told Yonhap.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Yoo Cheong-mo: "N. Korean Leader Rapidly Improving From Illness: Official"] SEOUL, Sept.
Around the globe, speculation is rife about the fate of nuclear-armed North Korea. Intelligence officials in the U.S. and South Korea are openly discussing the possibility that longtime Stalinist leader Kim Jong Il, 66, is sick and may not remain in power for long.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Yonhap) - No power vacuum has been detected in North Korea amid speculations that Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] may have had a stroke last month, a diplomatic source said Thursday.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.