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Snow and tears mark funeral for North Korean leader

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011.  REUTERS/Kyodo

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011. REUTERS/Kyodo

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011. REUTERS/Kyodo
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North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un salutes during the funeral of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un.    REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un salutes during the funeral of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the...more

North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un salutes during the funeral of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un (4th L) salutes as he and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011.     Mandatory Credit REUTERS/Kyodo

North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un (4th L) salutes as he and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo...more

North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un (4th L) salutes as he and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011. Mandatory Credit REUTERS/Kyodo
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North Koreans surround a hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KCNA

North Koreans surround a hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KCNA

North Koreans surround a hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KCNA
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A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KCNA

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KCNA

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KCNA
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Kim Jong-un and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Kim Jong-un and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via...more

Kim Jong-un and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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North Korean soldiers react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011.  REUTERS/Kyodo

North Korean soldiers react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011. REUTERS/Kyodo

North Korean soldiers react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this photo taken by Kyodo December 28, 2011. REUTERS/Kyodo
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A hearse carries the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.    REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

A hearse carries the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

A hearse carries the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.  REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Kim Jong-un (5th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (4th L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un.    REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Kim Jong-un (5th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (4th L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North...more

Kim Jong-un (5th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (4th L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Military personnel react during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Military personnel react during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Military personnel react during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Kim Jong-un (4th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.     REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Kim Jong-un (4th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. ...more

Kim Jong-un (4th L) and his uncle Jang Song-thaek (3rd L) accompany the hearse carrying the coffin of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during his funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.   REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Crowds attend the funeral procession for late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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Uniformed personnel stand in formation outside the Kumsusan Memorial Palace during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011.     REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Uniformed personnel stand in formation outside the Kumsusan Memorial Palace during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

Uniformed personnel stand in formation outside the Kumsusan Memorial Palace during Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un.    REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the...more

North Koreans react during their late leader Kim Jong-il's funeral procession in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession past crowds on a street in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un.    REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession past crowds on a street in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession...more

A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession past crowds on a street in Pyongyang in this still image taken from video December 28, 2011. North Korea's military staged a huge funeral procession on Wednesday in the snowy streets of the capital Pyongyang for its deceased "dear leader," Kim Jong-il, readying a transition to his son, Kim Jong-un. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV
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