Jon Herskovitz

North Korea’s Kim basks in birthday, nuclear glory

Singing soldiers and flower shows marked the birthday of the man dubbed North Korea's ''invincible brilliant commander'' by state media, as regional powers wondered whether he would abide by a nuclear deal. The communist world's first dynastic leader, Kim Jong-il (65) is the unchallenged head of the reclusive state whose economy has fallen deeper into poverty.

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