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North Korea 12 Sep 2020 | 7:00 AM

Trump: Kim showed off executed uncle’s headless body

Seoul: The headless body of Kim Jong-un’s executed uncle was displayed to senior North Korean officials, US president Donald Trump told the author of an upcoming book on the US president.

World 21 Apr 2020 | 5:38 PM

Factbox: Questions hang over North Korea succession amid reports on Kim health

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has never publicised who would follow leader Kim Jong Un in the event he is incapacitated, and with no details known about his young children, analysts say his sister and loyalists could form a regency until a successor is old enough to take over.

World 26 Jan 2020 | 11:09 AM

Influential aunt of North Korea's Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance in six years

SEOUL (Reuters) - The influential aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in six years, state media reported on Sunday, years after her husband was executed in a purge.

World 11 Jun 2019 | 12:12 AM

Hundreds of North Korean public execution sites identified - survey

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducts public executions to incite fear among the public, a rights group said on Tuesday in a report pinpointing at least 323 sites used by the government for capital punishment.

AseanPlus News 31 May 2019 | 4:11 AM

North Korea's Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed Hanoi summit

SEOUL (Reuters): North Korea executed Mr Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second US-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday (May 31).