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Kim Jong-un Temporarily Ban Weddings and Funerals for ‘Security’ Reasons

Hu Kwang Rim and his wife Hwang Ju Ok celebrate their wedding at the Monument of Party's foundation of DPR Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Oct. 19, 2007. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Hu Kwang Rim and his wife Hwang Ju Ok celebrate their wedding at the Monument of Party's foundation of DPR Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Oct. 19, 2007. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un has put a ban on all weddings—and funerals—for the upcoming week as the country prepares to anoint him as its...




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