North, South Korea exchange gunfire at border – Seoul

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 03 May 2020 07:08:40 +0000

SEOUL: North Korean troops fired multiple gunshots towards the South in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula on Sunday, prompting South Korean forces to fire back, Seoul said. The rare exchange of gunfire comes a day after North Korean state media reported that leader Kim Jong Un had made his first public appearance in nearly […]

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A look at past disappearances of North Korean leaders, officials

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:18:47 +0000

SEOUL, South Korea: While Kim Jong Un’s two-week absence has inspired speculation and rumors that he is gravely ill, he is not the first member of North Korean’s ruling elite to disappear from public view. Some absences were caused by real trouble, including deaths, illness or purges. But frequently the so-called disappearances have simply shown […]

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Seoul plays down report over North Korean leader’s health

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 03:56:58 +0000

SEOUL: South Korea played down a report Tuesday that the North’s leader Kim Jong Un was being treated after surgery, as speculation mounted over his absence from a key anniversary. Pyongyang marked the birthday of its late founder, Kim’s grandfather Kim Il Sung, on April 15 — by far the most important date in its […]

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