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Kim Jong Un sacks top officials after standoff with Seoul eases SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, a move that suggests the young leader holds them responsible for allowing the … Read more…

Kim Jong Un's Mysterious Absence Explained by Seoul South Korea's spy agency believes it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence that set off a frenzy of global speculation, a lawmaker who attended the agency's closed-door briefing said Wednesday. The National … Read more on ABC News

Seoul's reports on Kim Jong Un's uncle questioned by Korea watchers T.J. Pempel, professor of East Asian political science at the University of California, Berkeley, said there is reason to be wary of Seoul's reports on the North in general. "You should always be a bit skeptical of (South Korean) newspapers, and even … Read…