Simon Martin
Simon Martin works from University of Edinburgh. Royal Society University Research Fellow Evolutionary biology, population genetics & genomics. Simon Martin has over 790 followers on Twitter.
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/ 15 February 2007

‘Dear Leader’ firmly in charge on 65th birthday

North Korea’s "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-Il turns 65 on Friday, apparently firmly in charge of his nuclear-armed nation but with no obvious successor in sight to lead the reclusive regime. Dozens of events ranging from a "Kimjongilia" flower festival to artistic performances and sports competitions have already been staged to mark the day.