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N Korea 'comical but deadly serious'

North Korea is variously portrayed as threatening or slightly comical - but how much do we really know about its young leader Kim Jong-un? John Sudworth reports.

North Korea is variously portrayed as unpredictable, unhinged and on occasion, slightly comical.

But as the world's attention is focused once again on the peninsula, how much do we really know about the young Kim Jong-un?

Should we take him and the other senior leadership more seriously?

John Sudworth reports from the South Korean capital Seoul.

  • 10 Apr
  • From the section Asia