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October 13th, 2014
06:53 PM ET

North Korea says leader has reappeared

North Korean government news agency says Leader Kim Jong Un has made first public appearance in over a month.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
October 10th, 2014
09:28 PM ET

State media: Kim Jong Un misses key event

Brian Todd reports on the whereabouts of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
October 9th, 2014
06:58 PM ET

Will Kim Jong Un appear at big event?

U.S. officials are watching an important event in North Korea to see if Kim Jong Un shows up. Brian Todd answered many of your questions tonight on our Facebook page, see more of the conversation here.

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October 8th, 2014
06:45 PM ET

Kim Jong Un's sister may be running North Korea

The mystery surrounding North Korea's erratic young leader, Kim Jong Un, only deepens by the day.

He has not been seen publicly in more than a month. Rumors are flying that Kim is ill with gout, diabetes, even possible problems with his ankles. Now, a group of defectors say they believe Kim's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, may be running the country while he recuperates. Full story

October 7th, 2014
06:28 PM ET

Is Kim Jong Un still ruling in North Korea?

Brian Todd reports on new tensions on the Korean Peninsula and rumors about who is in charge in North Korea. Full story

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
October 3rd, 2014
07:38 PM ET

Is Kim Jung Un no longer in charge?

A defector claims Kim Jung Un is not in charge, that a shadowy group is pulling the strings. Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
January 24th, 2014
07:47 PM ET

Rodman in trouble for Kim Jong Un gifts?

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman could be facing charges for the lavish gifts he gave leader Kim Jong-Un that may have broken international sanctions on North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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January 6th, 2014
06:50 PM ET

Rodman's North Korea basketball birthday party

North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un turns 31 years-old on Wednesday, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed in Pyongyang Monday to celebrate. With him, a contingent of ex-NBA players, ready for a friendly game. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.


Filed under: basketball • Dennis Rodman • Karl Penhaul • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
January 1st, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Jong Un: U.S., South Korea 'war maniacs'

In a recent speech, North Korea's Kim Jong Un praised his uncle's execution and singled out the U.S. and South Korea.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
December 17th, 2013
07:45 PM ET

Dennis Rodman on secret North Korea mission?

As one analysts says, "It's bizarre." Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is making his third trip to North Korea this week, where he will talk basketball and meet with Kim Jong-Un - just as the Korean dictator is shaking up his top leadership after executing his uncle. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Dennis Rodman • Kenneth Bae • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
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