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  1. North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un waves from a balcony towards participants of a mass military parade in October. Source: Getty

    Kim Jong-un’s Half Brother, Kim Jong-nam, Is Killed In Malaysia

    The North Korean dynasty shrinks. Kim Jong-nam, the supreme leader’s older half brother, was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport, and killed. A woman reportedly approached him from behind and used a liquid-laced cloth to cover his face, burning his eyes. Kim was rushed to hospital, where he died. Kim had previously left North Korea in 2001 after being passed over for leadership, and has been living in exile since. He was travelling on a fake passport when he died, and had been a vocal critic of his brother’s regime. 

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