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North Korea's reclusive leader appeared in public Wednesday for the first time in months to commemorate the 15th anniversary of his father's death.

Kim Jong Il, 67, seemed frail and gaunt as he walked into the service flanked by senior party and military officials.

It was his second public appearance since he was widely reported to have suffered a stroke in August. Read full article »

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