Kim absence at major event renews questions in North Korea

October 11, 2014 1:52 PM

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Kim absence at major event renews questions in North Korea

SEOUL — For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party on Friday, increasing speculation that something is amiss with the authoritarian leader, who has not been seen publicly in more than a month.

A North Korean state media dispatch excluded Kim’s name from a list of senior government, military, and party officials who paid their respects at the event marking the party’s 69th anniversary.

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