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2008-10-04 12:00:03

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...

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. "With a strong political and ideological base and unity that is mightier than a nuclear weapon, our republic is demonstrating self- reliance on the international stage without yielding to military attack, political and diplomatic pressure,...

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. A celebration meeting of the youth and students and a national oratorical contest of members of the Korean Democratic Women's Union were held and an art performance given by the art group of the Central Committee of the Union of Agricultural Workers of...

2008-08-09 12:00:33

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 8 August [Unattributed report carried as the first of 16 items in newscast; Kim Jong Il's last reported public appearance was his visit to Hamju pig and goat farms] The great leader [ryo'ngdoja] Comrade Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng- il] gave on-the-spot guidance at the Nursery Shop of the Yiwo'n [Riwon] County Forest Management Station in South Hamgyo'ng Province. The great leader of our party and our people Comrade Kim Jong Il - who is...

2008-08-09 09:00:29

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [Kim Jong Il's last reported public appearance was his visit to Hamju pig and goat farms as cited in the first and second referent items; KCNA headline: "DPRK's KCNA: Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] Gives Field Guidance to Nursery Shop"; Korea Programme KCI] Pyongyang, August 8 (KCNA) - Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il], general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, gave field...

2008-07-26 12:00:39

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Pyongyang, July 26 (KCNA) - Women's union members' celebration of the Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War titled "July 27, the Day of Victory, Will Last Forever under the Guidance of the songun [military-first] Illustrious Commander of Mt. Paektu" was held at the plaza of the Monument to the Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War on Friday. Put on the stage were such colourful numbers as narration and...

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. Nadezhdina on a visit to the DPRK. Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] was greeted at a theatre by Mira Koltsova, head of the dancing troupe, and Alexander Matsegora,...

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...

2006-02-16 00:32:44

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was showered with praise at home for his 64th birthday on Thursday but for the outside world the day underscored lingering questions about succession and an unresolved nuclear crisis. Kim, who often is conspicuously out of sight on a day North Korea calls the "most auspicious holiday of the nation," received congratulatory messages from Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as from a host of communist...

2006-02-16 00:30:00

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was showered with praise at home for his 64th birthday on Thursday but for the outside world the day underscored lingering questions about succession and an unresolved nuclear crisis. Kim, who often is conspicuously out of sight on a day North Korea calls the "most auspicious holiday of the nation," received congratulatory messages from Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as from a host of communist organizations at home and in...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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