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Purge raises instability concerns

The execution of Jang Song-Thaek - the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and considered to have been the second-most-powerful man in the country - has sent shockwaves around the world.

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The announcement from Pyongyang that the uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un has been executed has sent shockwaves around the world. Jang Song-Thaek was considered the second most powerful figure in the secretive regime. The sudden purge has raised concern about what Kim Jong-Un will do next.