February 24, 2024

Kim Jong Un reappears in state media with cane

North Korean leader reappears after 40-day absence, pictures show

Kim Jong Un appeared for the first time in 40 days using a cane, photos published by North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper showed on Tuesday.

Kim had been missing from public view since attending a concert in Pyongyang on September 3, with his absence sparking widespread rumors about his health and the stability of the leadership.