Monday, December 19, 2011

North Korea: Looking back at Kim Jong-il's legacy

I don't normally publish the blog on a Monday, but this is an exception

Kim Jong-il, the leader of North Korea, has died at the age of 69 after suffering a heart attack, North Korean state media has announced.

Kim, known in the communist country as the "Dear Leader", died on Saturday aboard a train during a trip out of Pyongyang, a tearful presenter for the official KCNA news agency said on Monday.

Laura Kyle looks back at Kim Jong-il's legacy.