The Seattle Times


Thursday, December 12, 2013

More purges may follow execution of Kim's uncle

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks past his uncle Jang Song Thaek, left, in 2012 after reviewing a parade of thousands of soldiers and commemorating the 70th birthday of the late Kim Jong Il. North Korean state media say Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed, calling the leader's former mentor "worse than a dog."