Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-un
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10 Sep, 2012

Rotund supreme leader offers 'expert guidance' but critics say he should be helping malnourished North Koreans

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20 Jul, 2012

North Korean dictator apparently sacked military bigwig so he can implement free-market economic reform

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16 Jul, 2012

Kim Jong-un has removed his own mentor from all duties because of 'illness', but analysts believe it is a power grab

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03 Jul, 2012

Mixed messages as supreme leader relaxes rules but continues to pursue nuclear arsenal

Kim Jong-un
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13 Apr, 2012

Damp squib provokes international condemnation and domestic embarrassment for young leader

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13 Jan, 2012

Labour-training camp sentences handed out to North Koreans who did not cry convincingly

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23 Dec, 2011

Speculation over identity of woman photographed at North Korean leader's coffin – is she his daughter?

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22 Dec, 2011

State news agency claims that the natural world is grieving for Dear Leader

Dead body of Kim Jong-il lies in state
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21 Dec, 2011

Private armoured train was stationary in Pyongpang – but why would N Korea seek to massage the truth?

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20 Dec, 2011

When the late Dear Leader had a stroke three years ago, only a French neurosurgeon would do

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