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North Korea bestows new title on its young leader ahead of rocket launch

In a move designed to shore up his standing, Kim Jong-un received the title of 'first secretary' ahead of the centennial of his grandfather's birth and an anticipated rocket launch.

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    On Monday, North Koreans walk near new posters commemorate the upcoming Fourth Workers' Party Conference to be held in Pyongyang. Workers' Party delegates are scheduled to convene Wednesday, for the fourth conference of North Korea's ruling political party, where new leader Kim Jong-un received the title of 'first secretary.'
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