January 26, 2020

Kim Jong Un turns 36, but North Korea is conspicuously silent about the big day
Eight years into his rule, the DPRK is yet to officially confirm the leader's date of birth
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un marks his 36th birthday on Wednesday, if the U.S. government is anything to go by. This is a remarkably young age for a man leading a nation of 25 million people -- it also makes him the world's third-youngest person to lead a government, and the youngest to possess an arsenal of missiles and nuclear weapons.State media on Wednesday featured no mention of the