BEIJING (AP) — The stunning execution of Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle strips China of its most important link to North Korea’s leadership and deepens concerns over how the unruly neighbor will proceed on Beijing’s key issues of nuclear disarmament and economic reform.
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KUUSAMO, Finland (AP) — Janne Korpi gave Finland a home victory in the men’s halfpipe Friday at a snowboard World Cup meet in Kuusamo, while China’s Li Shuang beat New Zealander Rebecca Sinclair to win the women’s event.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country’s second most powerful figure. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his purge is not over.