Kim Calls for Korean Unity in Rare Public Address

North Korea gets first New Year broadcast from leader since 1994

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 1, 2013 4:53 AM CST

(Newser) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to share his father's fondness for rockets—but not his aversion to public speaking. Kim spoke to North Korea in a televised New Year's Day address, the first such broadcast in 19 years, the BBC reports....   Read full story »


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