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October 30th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Kim Jong Un back in spotlight after break

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is back in the public eye after disappearing. CNN's Elise Labott has more.

October 29th, 2014
06:19 PM ET

Report: Officials shot for watching soap operas

According to South Korean reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed party officials for watching soap operas.

October 28th, 2014
06:23 PM ET

Kim Jong Un mystery solved?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who disappeared from public view, had a cyst removed from his ankle, says Sorth Korean media.

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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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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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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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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September 2nd, 2014
11:59 AM ET

What could be up Kim Jong Un's sleeve?

Barbara Starr explores the possible reasons why CNN was granted rare interviews with American detainees in North Korea.

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