• North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is 35 - here's how he became one of the world's scariest dictators

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Kim Jong Un has been described as one of the world's scariest dictators .
    His birthday is on January 8, however records conflict on his birth year. This year, Un traveled on his personal armored train to China to spend his birthday with President Xi Jinping .
    As a child, Kim Jong Un attended a boarding school in Switzerland and loved basketball.
    Watch the video above to learn how the youngest leader in North Korea's history rose to power .
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    This video was originally published on January 18, 2016.
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  • Inside Kim Jong Un's personal train - which is bulletproof, has all-white conference rooms, and its own red carpet ramp

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    KCNA
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to China on his family's personal armored train on Tuesday.
    Not much is known about this train, but previous accounts and footage show it to be filled with French wine, Apple computers, and plush leather seats.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un spent his 35th birthday traveling to Beijing, where he will reportedly spend four days meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
    State media showed Kim walking along a red carpet to board his family's personal armored train - a 21-carriage green train with a distinctive yellow line running across it.
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  • How North Korean leader Kim Jong Un became one of the world's scariest dictators

    How North Korean leader Kim Jong Un became one of the world's scariest dictators

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader who is regarded as one of the world's most repressive and bombastic rulers, turned 35 on January 8.
    After a year of ushering in historic international peace agreements and much discussion over North Korea's nuclear arsenal, Kim's rule continues to cause concern on the world stage.
    Despite his high-profile career, there is still relatively little known of Kim.
    Here is the story of how he became one of the world's scariest dictators.
    Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader who has presided over his country's shocking, uninvited entrance into the nuclear...
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