The health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has long been a source of morbid fascination in rival South Korea, which sits in the shadow of Kim's 1.2-million-strong army and his growing arsenal of nuclear-armed missiles.
Has he gained even more weight? Is he struggling for breath after relatively short walks? What about that cane? Why did he miss that important state anniversary?
He allegedly ordered the execution of a customs officer who improperly handled imported goods, CNN reports, as Jutarnji list informs.
According to the data of the Chinese customs administration, goods worth only 253.000 US dollars were exported to North Korea in October, which is a drop of as much as 99 percent compared to September.