Kim Jong-il expressed thanks for this, KCNA said of the message.
The North's official KCNA News agency did not mention the disaster.
KCNA did not state expressly the date when the picture was taken.
The KCNA did not say the exact date of Kim's inspection tour.
KCNA said the meeting was confirmed by the North's powerful National Defense Commission.
"He is beside himself with joy for having accomplished this heroic deed,"KCNA said.
The KCNA report neither gave the date of his visit nor mentioned his health.
The DPRK's KCNA news agency said Tuesday that Kim toured a tile factory.
KCNA did not elaborate on what conditions Kim cited to the envoy From China.
"A DPRK financial institution concerned will confirm soon whether the measure is valid,"KCNA reported
But a KCNA dispatch reporting the departure did not say how long it would last.
KCNA said the reporters would be allowed consular access and treated according to international laws.
He thanked the performers and spoke highly of their successful performance, said the KCNA.
The DPRK's official KCNA news agency confirmed that the country launched and orbited an earth observation
"One will come to know later what will be launched in the DPRK,"KCNA said.
"The talks took place in a comradely and friendly atmosphere,"the North's KCNA news agency said.
"This is an imprudent behavior of the worst human rights abuser,"KCNA said in an article.
The DPRK successfully launched a satellite into orbit earlier Wednesday, the country's official KCNA
KCNA said Tuesday that consular official s will be allowed contact with the detained reporters during
The warning was sent in a statement which the official KCNA news agency was authorized to release.
He was now taken good care of by a relevant department of the DPRK, the KCNA added.
The DPRK scrapped all political and military agreements with the ROK, the KCNA news agency reported Friday
Internet users say several state-controlled websites, including KCNA, have been inaccessible for unusually
Kim reviewed successes made last year and set forth tasks for 2013, according to official news agency KCNA
A statement published by the official KCNA news agency said that DPRK will attend the working group talks
Kim made this pledge at a banquet held for him on Friday in China, according to the KCNA.
The DPRK authorities decided to indict him for trial"as his crime has been confirmed,"said the KCNA.
North Korea's official KCNA news agency reported that Pyongyang would expel South Korean workers From
A report From the official KCNA news agency said on Saturday that ROK's actions were"nothing but an adventurous
The late DPRK leader passed away on Dec 17, the DPRK's official KCNA news agency reported on Monday.
"He also ordered it to turn the west sea into a graveyard of the invaders,"the KCNA report said.
makes all important statements in the name of its Foreign Ministry spoke sman and spreads them through KCNA
The white House denied a report by KCNA that Mr Clinton had carried a message to North Korea From President
KCNA has never mentioned the son by name and China didn't say whether he accompanied his father during
According to the KCNA, the peaceful use of space is a universally recognized legitimate right of a sovereign
According to the KCNA, the typhoon killed more than 10 people and destroyed many houses in North Hwanghae
The KCNA report provided no details on the terms of service or who would be able to utilize it.
announcement was made by the Preparatory Committee for the Conference of the WPK in a statement published by KCNA
The DPRK's KCNA news agency said only that the two had discussed"issues of developing relations between
Li is in Pyongyang to try to keep multilateral nuclear talks on track, the North's official KCNA news