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End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 8:51AM

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power North Korea’s Communist leader Kim Jong Il, whose nearly two-decade reign of power was marked by nuclear threats against his neighbors and a stifling of freedoms for his own people, has died. North Korean television announced Sunday night that [...]

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
News Jay Lane 12/18/2011 at 11:19PM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died at the age of 69, state-run television has announced. Mr Kim, who has led the communist nation since the death of his father in 1994, died on a train while visiting an area outside the capital, the announcement said. He suffered a stroke in 2008 and was absent [...]

Former Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafy dead
News Billy Rennison 10/20/2011 at 2:29PM

The former Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafy was killed Thursday, according to the country’s prime minister. Reports early this morning indicated that Khadafy was either captured or dead. Later Al-Jazeera showed footage of a man resembling the former leader bleeding from gun shot wound to the head. Khadafy, who was ousted by rebels this spring, was [...]