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Stories with person: Kim Il Sung
  • N. Korea offers particularly good look at Kim, other leaders 
    Updated: May-11-16 7:00 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean state media on Wednesday released high-resolution headshots of more than two dozen top officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, that appear to be missing something Pyongyang-watchers have come to expect: signs of retouching.

  • 5 things about Kim's congress, from North and South Korea 
    Updated: May-10-16 8:04 am

    North Korea just wrapped up its biggest political event in decades - a lavish, four-day congress of its ruling Workers' Party of Korea intended to both strengthen the leadership of Kim Jong Un, who presided over it all and came out with the newly created title of party chairman, and show off the face of the country that North Korea wants the world to see: that of a stable, unified nuclear power determined to stay its own path, come what may.

  • Mass rally in North Korea after congress bolsters leader story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-10-16 12:19 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated the country's newly completed ruling-party congress Tuesday with a massive civilian parade featuring floats bearing patriotic slogans and marchers with flags and pompoms.

  • Reporters in N. Korea for congress get wire factory instead story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-09-16 8:24 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - They came for North Korea's biggest political event in decades. What they have been getting mostly is a lot of sightseeing - except for three who got kicked out.

  • Things to know about North Korea's first congress in decades 
    Updated: May-05-16 8:23 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea's elite are gathered in Pyongyang ahead of their biggest political conference in decades.

  • Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 4:54 am

    TOKYO - North Korea, the world's last great master of Cold War-era spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week.

  • North Korea party congress to show unity around Kim Jong Un 
    Updated: May-01-16 9:10 am

    TOKYO - North Korea is preparing to hold a once-in-a-generation congress of its ruling party that is intended to rally the nation behind leader Kim Jong Un and could provide an important glimpse into Kim's plans for the country's economy and military.

  • Yearning for North Korea - the nation they fled story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:21 am

    INCHEON, South Korea - For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger.