Kim Jong Il

Huge Crowd Of Mourners Gather For Kim Jong Il
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners packed Pyongyang’s snowy main square Wednesday to pay respects to late leader Kim Jong Il as North Korea tightened security in cities and won loyalty pledges from top generals for Kim’s son and anointed heir. Women held…
Kim’s Death Viewed With Wary Optimism
BERLIN (AP) — World governments are viewing the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il with wary optimism — a possibly destabilizing moment for the region as power passes to his son but also an opportunity for a new diplomatic start. North Korea’s past behavior has been notori…