Dec. 17 (UPI) --Today is the second anniversary of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's death, and North Koreans marked the occasion by swearing allegiance to his son and their current leader, Kim Jong Un.
SEOUL, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The arrest in South Korea of a North Korean spy disguised as a refugee highlights Pyongyang's never-ending espionage activities, despite Seoul's decade-long reconciliation efforts, Seoul officials said Thursday.
Tastuya Tanaka (L) of Urawa Reds, Japan and Kim Yong Chul (R) of Seongnam Ilhwa, Korea, battle for the ball in the first half during the semi final of the of the Asia Champions League at the Saitama studium, Japan on October 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
Kim Yong-Chun (born 1936) is a leader of the North Korean military. He holds the North Korean military rank Chasu, is Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission of North Korea, and is chief of the general staff of the Korean People's Army.
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