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Seoul: North Korean Leader Has so Far Executed 70 Officials

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to mark the 21st anniversary of the death of founder Kim Il-sung in this undated picture released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency on July 8, 2015. (Photo: Reuters / KCNA)

SEOUL, South Korea — Young North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011 in a “reign of terror” that far exceeds the bloodshed of his dictator father’s early rule, South Korean officials said Thursday.

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Thailand returns scores of Uighurs to China

There have been protests in Turkey against China's policies on the Turkic language-speaking Uighurs [File: AFP]

Rights groups and Turkish protesters condemn Bangkok's decision to deport minority Muslims.

Thailand has sent nearly 100 Uighur Muslims back to China, a move likely to anger Turkey, as protesters targeted Thai honorary consulate in Istanbul against the move.

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