Yong Thae

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: Unconfirmed reports of life-threatening health issues have sparked global intrigue. Photograph: KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images

As soon as Rachel Lee wakes up, she fires up her computer and starts scouring North Korean newspapers, television broadcasts, academic journals and ob(...)

Anonymous diplomatic sources believe Jo Song Gil has sought asylum in an “unspecified western country”. File Photograph: Barbara Walton/ EPA

A North Korean diplomat who was until recently acting ambassador to Italy has gone missing, a South Korean member of parliament said on Thursday, afte(...)