Kim Jong-un's killing spree: what is he really afraid of?

Wed 29 Jan, AT 12:51 Coline Covington

As the death toll rises, so does Kim’s paranoia: our analyst's take on a ruthless young man, idolised by his mother

Jang Song-Thaek

Kim Jong-un executes relatives of his 'disgraced' uncle Jang

One-Minute Read Mon 27 Jan, AT 09:57

Report says children and grandchildren slaughtered as despot moves to obliterate 'any trace' of his uncle

Jang Song-Thaek

Kim Jong-un's uncle branded 'human scum' and executed

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:39

Four days after his arrest, Jang Song Thaek is found guilty of treason and shot by a firing squad

Kim Jong-un pointing

Kim Jong-un's uncle 'purged' for drugs, sex and gambling

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Dec, AT 10:20

Jang Song-thaek dismissed as 'power behind throne' due to capitalist and anti-revolutionary behaviour

Kim Jong-un's yacht, island and 7-star party lifestyle unveiled

One-Minute Read Mon 21 Oct, AT 12:15

Dennis Rodman reveals the luxury details of his week-long party with North Korean dictator

Dennis Rodman says Kim Jong-un is a 'friend for life' - video

Video Mon 9 Sep, AT 13:36

Ex NBA star raves about second trip to N Korea, but loses temper when asked about US 'hostage' Kenneth Bae

Hyon Song-wol, Kim Jong-un's former girlfriend

Kim Jong-un's ex-girlfriend shot for 'making porn video'

One-Minute Read Thu 29 Aug, AT 11:54

Report that singer who dated North Korean leader was one of a dozen performers executed

N Korea: harrowing abuses recalled in rare public hearing

Summary Wed 21 Aug, AT 08:22

Defector tells new UN commission how mother was forced by guards to drown her own baby

Ladies' man: Kim Jong-un has two daughters by two women

One-Minute Read Thu 16 May, AT 11:00

Reports North Korean leader had a baby girl two years before his wife, Ri Sol-ju, was visited by stork

American gets 15 years' hard labour in North Korea

First Reaction Thu 2 May, AT 12:05

Kenneth Bae may be 'bargaining chip' in regime's attempts to get concessions from the White House

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