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Video of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's oldest son in Paris apparently meeting with a top brain surgeon has reignited concerns about the leader's health.
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 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 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.
NORTHKOREAN leader Kim Jong-il was last night believed to be recovering from a recent stroke, officials in South Korea said. Speaking after a late-night briefing, a South Korean spokesman said that the 66-year-old leader was not thought to be in a serious condition.
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.
By - The Associated Press WASHINGTON - North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il may be gravely ill, perhaps the victim of a stroke, U.S. and other Western officials said Tuesday after he failed to appear for a major parade.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Yonhap) - A North Korean diplomat denied Wednesday [ 10 September] the communist state's leader Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] has fallen sick, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.
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.
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