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Once inside Kim Jong Un’s inner circle, top aide’s star fades

When Kim Jong Un sat down in September to order the sixth and largest of North Korea’s nuclear tests, Hwang Pyong So sat by his side, his khaki military uniform conspicuous among the suits at the table, photos released by state media at the time showed. Now Hwang, once one of Kim’s most-trusted advisers, is […]

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