Tag: Asia
Uncle of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un labeled traitor, executed – report
Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a man who until recently was broadly seen as the country’s second in command, was executed Thursday in the immediate aftermath of a military tribunal’s conclusion that Jang had “committed such hideous crime as attempting to overthrow the state by all sorts of intrigues and despicable methods,” state media outlet Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Friday.