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North Korean State Funeral Sparks New Purge Rumors

In North Korea, the notable absence of one of Kim Jong Un's most powerful aides at a state funeral is sparking speculation of another high level purge inside the secretive authoritarian regime. Choe Ryong Hae, the secretary of the ruling Workers' Party, was not among the names on  the list of some 170 officials attending this week's state funeral for Ri Ul Sol, a 94 year old marshal of the Korean People’s Army, who fought alongside North Korean founder Kim Il Sung against...

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