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13 things to know about Kim Jong Un

Published: Apr 09 2013 04:41:22 PM EDT   Updated On: Dec 13 2013 10:27:23 AM EST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle has been executed as a traitor, the country's state-run news service said. Learn more about the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea military parade, April 15, 2012
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North Korea's state-run media announced that Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle Jang Song Thaek, had been executed and portrayed him as a traitor, opportunist and "worse than a dog."

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