North Korea

A view of a parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang in this October 10, 2010 file photo. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died on a train trip, state television reported on December 19, 2011 sparking immediate concern over who is in control of the reclusive state and its nuclear programme. A tearful announcer dressed in black said the 69-year old had died on December 17, 2011 of physical and mental over-work on his way to give “field guidance”. REUTERS/KCNA/Files (NORTH KOREA – Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY OBITUARY) NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS