The North Korean dictator's funeral procession provides early signs of who will guide his son's rise to power.
No change is seen in North Korea's much criticized 'military first' policy after Kim Jong Il's death.
Defectors send flying messages to North Korea slamming the hereditary power transfer following Kim Jong Il's death.
North Koreans are weeping in the streets, but is it of their own free will?
Real political power may be in the hands of a select few as Kim Jong Un looks to fill the large shoes left behind by his father.
The North Korean leader’s lifestyle contrasted sharply with the hardships suffered by his impoverished people.
Questions abound about the young man set to rule North Korea.
China's communist leadership vows to maintain close ties.
News of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s death sends shock waves throughout the region.
Son is hailed as the "great successor" to the North Korean leader.
The North Korean dictator succumbs to a heart attack.
North Korean women expect more from potential mates than ever before.
North Koreans find new ways to access illicit South Korean pop culture.
A report on global graft calls for transparency and accountability.