In pictures: DPRK top leader Kim Jong Il

Kim Jong Il, top leader of DPRK, passed away last Saturday at the age of 69, the DPRK's official KCNA news agency reported on Monday.

Chinese President Hu expresses condolences on Kim Jong Il's death

BEIJING, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao went to the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Beijing Tuesday morning to express condolences on the demise of top DPRK leader Kim Jong Il. Full story

DPRK top leader passes away from mental, physical strain

PYONGYANG, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), passed away last Saturday at the age of 69, the DPRK's official KCNA news agency reported Monday. Full story

 

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BEIJING, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday sent condolences to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over the death of DPRK top leader Kim Jong Il.  Full story

DPRK calls for national loyalty, unity after Kim Jong Il's death

PYONGYANG, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- The authorities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday called on the nation to remain loyal to Kim Jong Un, son of late leader Kim Jong Il, and further cement the "single-minded unity of the party, the army and the people."  Full story

S. Korea on alert following top DPRK leader's death

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- South Korea is put on high alert Monday following the death of Kim Jong Il, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).Full story

China expresses "deep condolences" on death of DPRK top leader

BEIJING, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday offered its "deep condolences" on the death of Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)   .Full story

Japan hopes Kim's death has no negative impact on Korean Peninsula security

TOKYO, Dec. 19 (Xinhua)-- Japan hopes DPRK leader Kim Jong Il's death has no negative impact on Korean Peninsula security, and strengthens preparations for contingencies, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura told an emergency news conference on Monday after Kim's death was reported.Full story

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S. Korea on alert following top DPRK leader's death

U.S. in close touch with S. Korea, Japan over Kim Jong Il's death: White House

Medvedev expresses condolences on death of DPRK top leader

Australian FM: calm, restraint should be maintained over Kim Jong Il's death

Noda urges officials to keep in touch with U.S., China, S. Korea over Kim's death: media

Japan hopes Kim's death has no negative impact on Korean Peninsula security

Obama calls S. Korean president on Kim's death

New Zealand PM expresses concern for DPRK's future

China expresses "deep condolences" on death of DPRK top leader

Countries call for stability on Korean Peninsula following top DPRK leader's death

Indonesia extends condolences to DPRK on Kim's death

Cambodia expresses condolences for Kim's death

Philippines expresses condolences on death of DPRK top leader

    
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What impact will the death of Kim Jong Il have on DPRK?

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Profile: Key facts about late DPRK leader Kim Jong Il

Basic facts about the DPRK's ruling party

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People in Pyongyang mourn death of Kim Jong Il

S Korean financial markets tumble on news of Kim's passing

People mourn death of Kim Jong Il in Beijing  

Editor: Bi Mingxin