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Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song Thaek executed
Jang Song Thaek was earlier vice chairman of the National Defence Commission, the country’s top military body. He was accused of corruption, counterrevolutionary and anti-party activity. Earlier, the 67-year-old uncle of the North Korean leader seen as one of the most influential persons in the political hierarchy of North Korea, was removed from all posts, expelled from the party and stripped of all awards.