DPRK Holds Memorial Service for Late Leader
A national memorial service was held at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang Thursday to mourn the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s late leader Kim Jong Il.
• US: DPRK's Refusal to Deal with South Korea Not Conducive to Renewed Talks
The United States said on Tuesday that the refusal by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to deal with South Korea any more is not conducive to resuming the long-stalled six-party talks.
• Kim Jong Un Named Supreme Commander
Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), has assumed the supreme commandership of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
• Kim Jong Il Awarded Title of "DPRK Hero"
The title of "Hero of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)" was awarded to late leader Kim Jong Il, the official KCNA announced Friday, citing a decree by the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly on Dec. 19.
• S. Korea's Ex-first Lady, Business Leader Return after Condolence Visit to DPRK
South Korea's former first lady and the chairwoman of Hyundai Group returned to South Korea on Tuesday after their two-day trip to Pyongyang to offer condolences over the death of Kim Jong Il, the late leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
• Nationwide Memorial Service to Be Held for Late DPRK Top Leader
People of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will observe a three-minute silence on Thursday to mourn the death of top leader Kim Jong Il.
• KCNA Calls Kim Jong Un Supreme Leader of Revolutionary Armed Forces
The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the official news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), called Kim Jong Un the supreme leader of the revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK in a report released on Saturday.
• S. Korean Ex-first Lady, Hyundai Group Chief to Pay Condolence Visit to DPRK
South Korea's former first lady Lee Hee-ho and Hyundai Group Chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun will visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) next week to offer condolences on the death of the DPRK's leader Kim Jong Il, Seoul's government said Saturday.
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• Chinese Border City to Host Sino-DPRK Economic, Cultural Expo
The northeastern Chinese city of Dandong, which borders the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), will host a Sino-DPRK economic, trade and cultural exposition in June next year, a local Chinese official said Saturday.
• China, DPRK Vow to Strengthen Military Cooperation
China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have said they would strengthen military exchanges and cooperation.
• Chinese Leaders Watch DPRK-adapted Opera of Chinese Legend
Li Changchun, a leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC), on Wednesday evening watched an opera staged by a troupe from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and adapted from Chinese legend The Butterfly Lovers.
• DPRK Top Leader Meets Chinese Ambassador to Pyongyang
Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), met the Chinese ambassador to the DPRK on Monday and praised the Chinese embassy for its contribution to the development of Sino-DPRK relations.
• DPRK Opera Troupe Stages "Butterfly Lovers" in China
Opera performers from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday staged "The Butterfly Lovers" in northeast China, marking the start of a three-month performance tour of the opera around China.
• Chinese Vice Premier Meets DPRK's Top Lawmaker on Ties
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday held talks on bilateral ties with Kim Yong Nam, top legislator of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
• Chinese Vice Premier Lays Wreath at Friendship Tower in Pyongyang
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang laid a wreath at the Friendship Tower in Pyongyang on Monday, paying tribute to Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War.
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About Kim Jong Il
Kim, who was general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA), died "from a great mental and physical strain at 08:30 (2330 GMT Friday) Dec. 17, 2011, on the train during a field guidance tour."
World Reactions
• Ex S Korean First Lady Arrives in DPRK to Mourn Kim Jong Il
• No Change in Condolence Policy Toward DPRK: S Korea
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• Chinese UN Envoy Expresses Condolences on Kim Jong Il's Death
• Chinese FM Talks over Phone with U.S., S. Korean Counterparts on Korean Peninsula Situation
• Hu Expresses Condolences on Kim Jong Il's Death
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DPRK News
• Kim Jong Un Named Supreme Commander
• DPRK Bids Farewell to Late Leader Kim Jong Il
• Nationwide Memorial Service to Be Held for Late DPRK Top Leader
• DPRK People Continue to Mourn Kim Jong Il's Death
• DPRK People Fully Support Leadership of Kim Jong Un: KCNA
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DPRK Holds Memorial Service for Late Leader

DPRK Bids Farewell to Late Leader Kim Jong Il

UNGA Observes Silence to Mourn Kim Jong Il

Chinese Leaders Mourn Kim Jong Il at DPRK Embassy
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