Death came by way of physical fatigue, as Pyongyang's official news agency had it.... How he really died — of natural causes or of, well, intervention of a military or conspiratorial sort — will help determine the nature of the successor regime.
Thirty-year-old despot clearly refers to the Dec. 12 execution of influential uncle Jang Song Thaek in New Year message to the people
A report in a Hong Kong-based newspaper claims Kim Jong Un had his uncle torn to bits by a pack of ravenous dogs
Amid anxiety about high-level purges
The controversial former NBA star arrives this week in North Korea, a pariah state still coming to terms with its leader's recent purge of his own uncle
Before and after pictures where you see Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Un's purged uncle, and then you don't
There are few countries in the world stranger to look at than North Korea. The pariah state is known for its brand of militarist totalitarianism, the creepiness...
North Korea experts pore over new photos of the Dear Leader for signs of ill health