RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Kim Jong Il

A collection of news and information related to Kim Jong Il published by this site and its partners.

Top Kim Jong Il Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • It's still 'My Way' or the highway under North Korea's Kim

     
    Global Focus: In the 45 years since songwriter Paul Anka wrote it and Frank Sinatra made it famous, "My Way" has celebrated the rugged individualism that Americans like to think defines their spirit of independence, determination and pride. But those...
  • North Korean military official relieved of all posts

     
    North Korea's top military official was relieved from his posts, state media reported Monday, a surprise move that eliminates a key figure in the ascendance of the country's young and untested leader, Kim Jong Un....
  • North Korea reveals leader Kim Jong Un is married [Video]

     
    North Korean state-run television announced that dictator Kim Jong Un had married a woman named Ri Sol Ju....
  • Coca-Cola? In North Korea? The fizzy drink trickles in [Video]

     
    Could it be? Coca-Cola in North Korea? Though the YouTube video was first shared last year by Western travelers, it inspired a recent flurry of interest as it picked up more viewers, curious how a quintessentially American product had turned up in the...
  • Margaret Cho on her '30 Rock' Emmy nomination and why playing Kim Jong-il is 'karmic payback'

     
    Zap2It talks to Margaret Cho about her Emmy nod for playing Kim Jong-il -- yes, you read that correctly -- on "30 Rock"....
  • North Korea farmers to test regime appetite for reform

     
    North Korea's communist leadership is now reported by recent visitors to be experimenting with smaller-sized farming cooperatives and incentives for expanding food production by letting farmers keep and sell more of what they grow. The dilemma faced by...
  • Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms

    Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms
    LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
  • Women in North Korea now allowed to ride bikes

    Women in North Korea now allowed to ride bikes
    Dictator Kim Jong Un has decided women will once again be allowed to ride bicycles. This overturns a ruling by his repressed, late father Kim Jong Il that decreed... a women in a skirt riding a bicycle was contrary to socialist customs.  As silly as it...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un ties the knot with mystery woman

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un ties the knot with mystery woman
    North Korea'syouthful leader, Kim Jong Un, has married a woman named Ri Sol Ju, according to a report by state news agency KCNA Wednesday. The couple appeared together at the opening of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground in the capital, Pyongyang, the...
  • North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Ties the Knot

    North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Ties the Knot
    North Korea's youthful leader, Kim Jong Un, has married a woman identified as Ri Sol-Ju, North Korean state TV reported Wednesday, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry. Little is known about Kim, who became the third generation of his family...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano was a cultural sensation

    James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano was a cultural sensation
    Alongside Mr. Spock, Archie Bunker and the Fonz, James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano has been absorbed wholesale into the American psyche to rank as one of TV's most indelible icons. In every sense of the term, Gandolfini's mob boss was larger than life:...