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North Korea executes leader’s ‘traitor’ uncle

Posted: December 13, 2013 at 5:41 a.m.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said it executed leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song Thaek after a military trial convicted him of trying to overthrow the regime, the most senior figure to be purged since Kim took power nearly two years ago.

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