19 Dec '11, 3am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, 69, has died. #Singapore

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, 69, has died. #Singapore

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader whose iron rule and nuclear ambitions dominated world security fears for more than a decade, has died. He was 69. Kim's death 17 years after he inherited power from his father was announced Monday by the state television from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. The country's "Dear Leader" — reputed to have had a taste for cigars, cognac and gourmet cuisine — was believed to have had diabetes and heart disease. North Korea has been grooming Kim's third son to take over power from his father in the impoverished nation that celebrates the ruling family with an intense cult of personality. South Korea put its military on "high alert" and President Lee Myung-bak convened a national security council meeting after the news of Kim's death. In a "special broadcast" Monday, state media said Kim died...

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