Latest Kim Jong-Il Stories

2008-07-18 06:00:36

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Pyongyang, July 17 (KCNA) - Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il], general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, appreciated a performance given by the State Academy Beryozka Dancing Troupe of Russia Named after N.S.

2008-07-14 06:00:25

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Hamhung, July 13 (KCNA) - The State Academy Beryozka Dancing Troupe of Russia Named after N.S. Nadezhdina on a visit to the DPRK gave its premiere at the Hamhung Grand Theatre in South Hamgyong Province on Sunday.

2008-07-05 09:00:00

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 3 July [Carried as first out of ten items in 2100 gmt newscast; Kim Jong Il's last visit to Kanggye City was reported on 26 Jan 2008, as cited in fourth and fifth referent items; Kim Jong Il's last observed appearance was his field guidance in Hwap'yo'ng County, as cited in second and third referent items] The great leader of our party and our people Comrade Kim Jong Il - who is general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party [KWP] and...

2008-07-03 06:00:39

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) PYONGYANG, July 3 (Xinhua) - Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has urged local governments to improve self sufficiency, the official daily Nodong Sinmun reported.

2008-07-01 03:00:24

By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Watching the first episode of Brenda Hampton's new family drama makes it clearer than ever why her previous one, the 1996-2007 "7th Heaven," ran for so long on the WB and CW networks.

2008-06-27 09:00:41

By DEB RIECHMANN By Deb Riechmann The Associated Press WASHINGTON After months of stalling, North Korea offered a glimpse of its secretive nuclear program Thursday and was promptly rewarded by President Bush with an easing of trade sanctions and a move to take the communist state off the U.S.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

North Korea handed over a long-overdue disclosure of its nuclear activity Thursday, and President Bush responded by easing some trade sanctions and pledging to take Pyongyang off a terrorism blacklist.

2008-06-21 09:00:03

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap WASHINGTON, June 20 (Yonhap) - North Korea will soon present a declaration of its nuclear programmes and appear at a fresh round of multilateral talks to end its nuclear ambitions, a State Department spokesman said Friday.

2006-09-04 00:02:57

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese policy makers are debating how far their country should prop up or pressure North Korea as fraying economic ties compound political distrust.

2006-09-02 23:49:56

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may be preparing for another missile test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, but a government official in Seoul discounted the report.

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