An heir to the North Korean dictatorship is anointed, and begins his rise. Where will Kim Jong-un lead his nation?
Kim Jong-un, youngest son to North Korea's 'dear leader' has been appointed to general, along with his aunt. The newly acquired rank is a very strong sign there will be no change in the ‘military first’ policy within the closed nation.
North Korea’s first Workers’ Party conference in 44 years is being hailed as 'historic.' Few know what will actually happen, even if heir apparent Kim Jong-un makes his public debut.
After recent meetings with China, North Korea seems to have its own version of trickle-down economics and emerging markets.
Kim Jong-il is widely reported to be hosting a rare political conference in North Korea – but what is really happening remains a secret.
Kim Jong Il is believed to be grooming his youngest son, Jong Un, to take the Kim dynasty into a third generation.
Speculation is rampant that North Korea's Kim Jong-il will go public with plans to name his son his heir at a rare political conference.
Kim Jong-il reportedly met top Chinese leaders on Friday in an apparent bid for Beijing's diplomatic and financial support for a succession plan involving his third and youngest son, who is said to be traveling with him.
Kim Jong-il's visit to China comes as Jimmy Carter visits Pyongyang to seek the release of an imprisoned American.
North Korea's Kim Jong-il began a surprise visit to China Thursday, while former President Carter visited North Korea. The trip raises speculation that the 'Dear Leader' is grooming the son he hopes will succeed him.